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TREAT FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO A YEAR OF FUN UNDER THE SEA AT THE WAIKIKI AQUARIUM
Honolulu, Hawaiâ€™i (November 25, 2013) â€“ Why swim through a sea of shoppers this holiday season? The perfect gift for families can be caught at the Waikiki Aquarium, now selling its Christmas Membership Gift Certificates. During a special holiday offer, guests can buy two Family Membership gift certificates and receive a 2014 Aquarium Marine Tide Calendar.
To celebrate the Aquariumâ€™s 110th anniversary in 2014, members will have advance access and special discounts to functions throughout the year, plus these benefits:
- A full year of free admission to the Aquarium
- A yearâ€™s subscription to the quarterly publication Kilo iâ€˜a
- A 20 percent discount at The Shop at the Waikiki Aquarium (excluding books)
- Discounts and advance notification about classes and educational programs
- Invitations to exclusive member-only Aquarium events
- Rental of the Aquarium for evening events and daytime birthday parties
- Free saltwater pickup for home/office aquariums
- Free or discounted admission to select aquariums and zoos around the country
The Aquarium will feature six membership gift certificates to choose from, including the Family Plus Membership for $85 (two adults, their children plus two guests), Family Membership for $60 (two adults plus their children under age 18), Grandparents Membership for $60 (two grandparents and up to six grandchildren under age 18), Individual Membership for $40, Senior Membership for $30 (age 65+) and Plus One Membership for $25 (members may add one additional person to their existing membership).
To purchase a Christmas Membership gift certificate, please log on to www.waikiki.aquarium.org, call the membership department at (808) 440-9054 or visit the front desk at the Aquarium. For more information about Aquarium memberships or to download a membership application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE WAIKIKI AQUARIUM
Founded in 1904 and administered by the University of Hawaiâ€˜i at Manoa since 1919, the Waikiki Aquarium is located right on Waikiki Beach next to a living reef and across from Kapiolani Park. The Aquarium â€“ second oldest in the U.S. â€“ showcases more than 500 marine species and maintains more than 3,500 marine specimens. Public exhibits, education programs and research focus on the unique aquatic life of Hawaiâ€™i and the tropical Pacific. The Aquarium welcomes more than 320,000 visitors annually, and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except Honolulu Marathon Sunday and Christmas Day. Daily Admission is $12 for visitors; $8 for local residents and active duty military with ID, $5 for senior citizens and juniors ages four to 12; and free for children three and under and for Friends of Waikiki Aquarium (FOWA) members. For more information about the Waikiki Aquarium, including membership, call (808) 923-9741 or visit www.waikikiaquarium.org
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