WAIKIKI AQUARIUM CELEBRATES MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH WITH MILITARY DISCOUNTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT:
Caroline Witherspoon or
Taryn Bohan
Becker Communications, Inc.
(808) 533-4165

WAIKIKI AQUARIUM CELEBRATES MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH WITH MILITARY DISCOUNTS

Honolulu, HI (April 2016) – The Waikiki Aquarium celebrates Military Appreciation Month this May with special admission pricing for all active-duty military and their families.

Throughout the month of May, the Aquarium is extending its $7 military rate to the friends and families of active military; children 12 and under are free. To claim the rate, an active member of the military who can present a valid military I.D. in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Guard or Reserve must accompany groups. To purchase tickets online, guests can visit www.waikikiaquarium.org/visit/buy-tickets/ using the code MIL16 and a valid military I.D. must be presented upon entrance to the Aquarium. Offer valid May 1-31, 2016.

ABOUT THE WAIKIKI AQUARIUM
Founded in 1904 and administered by the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa since 1919, the Waikiki Aquarium is located on the shoreline of Waikiki Beach next to a living reef and across from Kapiolani Park. The Aquarium – second oldest in the U.S. – 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 Hawai‘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 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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