Member Benefits

  • Show your FOWA membership card at these fine establishments to receive an exclusive offer. For a printable summary of member benefits, click here. (Updated 4/14/2014)
    We have had the pleasure of serving our customers with all their aquascaping needs. Everything to start an aquascape to maintaining it can be found at our shop. We carry many top brands including the full line of ADA products. In addition, we provide services such as aquarium design, layout and maintenance. We carry the largest selection of exotic flora and fauna that are available here to fit your needs. We welcome you to come in and experience our Aquascapes gallery and find serenity in our displays. We are located in Aiea, HI on the intersection of Moanalua Rd. and Kauhale St. Aquascapes is now offering FOWA members a 20% discount on all fishes and plants. To receive this member benefit, please present your FOWA I.D. card at time of purchase. For more information please visit us at or call us at 808-487-0077.

    ColorWhims Hawaii Party Entertainers
    Planning a birthday party, event, special occasion? ColorWhims is automatically qualifying FOWA Members into our VIP Special Discount OFF Rates! Forget about the Party Entertainment hassles! One call takes care of face painting, balloon twisting, and glitter tattoos. Pick and choose to create your own award winning Party Packages. We offer music and magic too! For more information and availability, send your party details soon! Visit or contact Marisa G. at (808) 295-5479 and mention this offer.

    Coral Fish Hawaii
    Hawaii’s largest tropical fish store, is offering a 15% discount to all FOWA members. To receive this member benefit, please present your card upon purchase. The majority of Coral Fish Hawaii’s inventory come from the Indo-Pacific areas and are caught and handled with utmost care. In business for over 45 years, Coral Fish Hawaii knows fish and how to care for them. Stop by and speak to any of their expert sales staff during business hours. Located in Aiea on Moanalua Road, near the Pearlridge Center, visit or call 488-8801 for more information.

    Education Works
    Get discounts on education! FOWA members get all the benefits of being an educator at Education Works, Hawaii’s largest resource for educational materials and learning and teaching products. Show your FOWA card when you shop and you’ll be eligible to enroll as an Educator in our loyalty points program, earning points 50% faster than other customers. Those points add up fast and can be used toward almost anything in the store, including workbooks, manipulatives, games, arts and crafts, science equipment, and more! See store for details! Open seven days a week and free three-hour validated parking.

    Haili’s Hawaiian Foods
    Enjoy $5.00 off $30.00 purchase or more. Please show your Aquarium member card. Limit one $5.00 discount per purchase, per card, per day.

    Rock in to 2014 at the Hard Rock Cafe!
    Located in the heart of Waikiki at 280 Beachwalk Avenue (at the corner of Kalakaua and Beachwalk Avenues in Waikiki), FOWA members can rock in to 2014 and receive a 15% discount off of food, non-alcoholic beverages and non-charity merchandise at the new Hard Rock Cafe! Come and experience this L.E.E.D (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified restaurant that blends Waikiki’s heritage with the energy and vibe of the Hard Rock brand. The new Hard Rock Cafe includes a priceless collection of legends such as Elvis, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Jack Johnson and many more. Guests can “deep zoom” into memorabilia and learn about each piece’s history using the one-of-a-kind Rock Wall Solo(tm). Drop in and enjoy the multi-colored “wave bar” while dining on an awesome local island menu! House specialties include Hard Rock’s famous BBQ ribs, fresh local fish tacos, Angus char-broiled Hawaiian burgers, and thick and frosty shakes. For more information or reservations, call (808) 955-7383 or visit and Must present FOWA membership card and picture ID to receive offer.

    HASR Wine Company
    Do you enjoy a glass of fine wine? FOWA members now receive a 10% discount off of regular priced items at HASR Wine Co. Not applicable on sale or special purchase items. For HASR Wine Co. location and more information about tastings & events, visit Offer good through December 31, 2014.

    Kalihi Pet Center
    FOWA members receive a 10% off on all regular-priced items, excluding sale items. Offer is good through 2014 and not combinable with any other specials or coupons. Please show your FOWA I.D. card at time of purchase. Kalihi Pet Center is a locally-owned, full-line pet store with live animals, freshwater fish, feeds and supplies. Located in the City Square Shopping Center, next to the Department of Motor Vehicles and Chuck E. Cheese. Visit or call 841-5234 for more information.

    Lucoral Museum
    is a hidden treasure in Waikiki displaying natural gemstone formations, gemstone carvings, fossils, and one-of-a-kind jewelry. The gift shop offers a selection of unique and high-quality pearl and gemstone jewelry by Flora Lu Designs. The museum is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (* Please note that they may be closed between Christmas and New Year.) Lucoral is offering FOWA members:

    • Free walk-in tour and gemstone for you and any guests you bring with you!
    • Children are welcome (we give them a special hands-on tour too).
    • One free do-it-yourself pearl and gemstone bracelet
    • 20% off regular price jewelry

    Offer is valid only by presenting your FOWA ID card.

    For more informaton about Lucoral Museum, click here.

    Menehune Mac
    Located in Kalihi (between Dillingham and King St.), Menehune Mac is the oldest handmade chocolate factory in Hawaii. Every piece is made by hand using only 100% Hawaiian macadamia nuts. The retail store offers a variety of made in Hawaii products which makes them the ultimate store of Aloha! FOWA members receive a 5% discount on all in-store merchandise and 10% off party favors for events booked at the Waikiki Aquarium. For more information, call (808)841-3344 or or visit Must present FOWA membership card and picture ID to receive offer. Offer expires 12/31/2014.

    Mindy Metivier Photography
    Capture your family, in the moment and forever with Mindy Metivier Photography. Based on O’ahu, Mindy Metivier Photography specializes in newborn, baby, child and family photography. FOWA members will receive 10% off of a Mindy Metivier Photography regular-priced session fee. To receive your FOWA member benefit, please present your FOWA I.D. card upon booking your session. For more information about Mindy Metivier Photography, please visit Offer is valid only by presenting your FOWA ID card.

    Pigtails and Crewcuts
    Offering FOWA members $2 OFF a haircut Monday-Friday only, and 30% OFF all birthday party packages booked for Saturday & Sunday. To receive this member benefit, please present your card upon purchase. Offer is good through 2014 and not combinable with any other specials or coupons. Pigtails & Crewcuts is a hair salon that caters to kids. We also do themed birthday parties in our large party room. Located in Moanalua Shopping Center near the Navy Exchange. Please visit or call 422-4300 for more information.

    Waikiki Dive Center
    Dive in! Explore Hawaii’s ocean and reefs with Waikiki Diving! Located in the heart of Waikiki, the family-owned and operated business has been introducing the underwater world to both visitors and kama’aina since 1979. Whether you’re looking to experience the underwater world for the first time or catching a ride to some of your favorite dive sites, Waikiki Divers wants you underwater! Friends of Waikiki Aquarium receive free membership to Waikiki Divers’ Dive Club (a $100 value) which will give you a 15% discount on all life support systems, heavily discounted boat dives, and 25% off all mask, fin, and/or snorkel purchases. FOWA members also get a Discovery Scuba Dive Experience for only $65 (a $109 value)! Show your FOWA card and picture ID to join the dive club! For more information, visit

    Waiola Shave Ice!
    Enjoy the classic Hawaiian treat at this classic establishment! Wailoa Shave Ice is offering FOWA members a complimentary shave ice (up to a $2.25 value) with purchase of a t-shirt. Call 949-2269 for more information.
  • The Waikiki Aquarium reciprocates with other aquariums and zoos throughout the United States for free or discounted admission. The reciprocity program is voluntary and subject to change without notice.We recommend calling each facility prior to your visit to see if they honor reciprocity with the Waikiki Aquarium and what benefits you will receive on your visit. (The Waikiki Aquarium is not responsible for admission fees incurred at other facilities.)Participating facilities have varying reciprocal admission policies; therefore, the discounts offered are at the discretion of each facility. Please bring your membership card and your I.D. Most institutions define a FAMILY level membership as 2 adults and 2 children. For a current list of aquariums and zoos that the Waikiki Aquarium reciprocates with, click here. (Updated 4/29/2014)
    State/City Institution Name FOWA Member Discount Phone
    Montgomery Montgomery Zoo 50% Admission (334) 240-4900
    Phoenix Phoenix Zoo 50% Admission (602) 273-1341
    Prescott Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary 50% Admission (928) 778-4242
    Atascadero Charles Paddock Zoo 50% Admission (805) 461-5080
    Sausalito The Marine Mammal Center free docent-led tour for 2 people (415) 289-7325
    Bakersfield California Living Museum 50% Admission (661) 872-2256
    Lodi Micke Grove Zoo Free Admission & Free Parking (209) 953-8840
    Los Angeles Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens 50% Admission (323) 644-4200
    Rosamond Feline Conservation Center Free Admission & 10% gift shop discount (616) 256-3332
    San Jose Happy Hollow Park and Zoo 50% Admission (408) 794-6400
    Santa Ana The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park 50% Admission, exclues fundraising events (714) 647-6575
    Bridgeport Beardsley Zoo 50% Admission (203) 394-6565
    Tampa The Florida Aquarium 50% Admission (813) 273-4000
    St. Augustine St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park 50% Admission (904) 824-3337
    Wailuku, Maui Maui Ocean Center 50% General Admission (808) 270-7000
    Chicago John G. Shedd Aquarium 2 adult & 2 child passes (312) 939-2438
    Coal Valley Niabi Zoo 50% Admission (309) 799-5107
    Wheaton Cosley Zoo Free Admission (630) 665-5534
    Lafayette Columbian Park Zoo Free Facility; 10% gift shop discount (765) 807-1500
    Michigan City Washington Park Zoo 50% Admission (219) 873-1510
    South Bend Potawatomi Zoo 50% Admission, not valid during special events (574) 235-9800
    Des Moines Blank Park Zoo 50% Admission (515) 285-4722
    Alexandria Alexandria Zoological Park Free Admission (318) 473-1143
    Broussard Zoo of Acadiana Free Admission (337) 837-4325
    Monroe Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo 50% Admission (318) 329-2400
    Thurmont Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo 50% Admission up to 2 adults & 2 children (301) 271-3180
    Lansing Potter Park Zoo 50% Admission (517) 483-4222
    Duluth Lake Superior Zoo 50% Admission (218) 730-4500
    Little Falls Pine Grove Zoo 50% Admission (320) 616-5595
    Springfield Dickerson Park Zoo Free Admission (417) 833-1570
    New Mexico
    Albequerque ABQ BioPark 50% Admission (505) 768-2000
    New York
    Buffalo Buffalo Zoo 50% Admission (716) 837-3900
    Rochester Seneca Park Zoo 50% Admission (585) 336-7200
    Utica The Utica Zoo 50% Admission; 10% gift shop discount (315) 738-0472
    Watertown The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park 50% Admission (315) 782-6180
    North Carolina
    Raleigh North Carolina Aquariums 50% Admission 1 (800) 832-3474
    North Dakota
    Bismarck Dakota Zoo 50% Admission (701) 223-7543
    Fargo Red River Zoo 50% Admission (701) 277-9240
    Wahpeton Chahinkapa Zoo 50% Admission (701) 642-8709
    Port Clinton African Safari Wildlife Park 50% Admission (419) 732-3606
    Philadelphia Philadelphia Zoo 50% Admission (215) 243-1100
    South Dakota
    Watestown Bramble Park Zoo 50% Admission (605) 882-6269
    Nashville Nashville Zoo at Grassmere 50% Admission (615) 833-1534
    El Paso Elpaso Zoological Society 50% Admission (915) 521-1850
    Houston Houston Zoo 50% Admission (713) 533-6500
    Victoria The Texas Zoo 50% Admission (361) 573-7681
    Logan Willow Park Zoo Free Admission (435) 750-9894
    Salt Lake City Tracy Aviary 50% Admission (801) 596-8500
    International Participants
    Edmonton – Alberta, Canada Edmonton Valley Zoo Free Admission +1 780-442-5311
    Wakayama, Japan Kushimoto Marine Park 50% Admission +81 735-69-2248