Become a Member Today!
As a member of the Honolulu Zoo Society (HZS), you make a meaningful contribution to a beloved local institution and connect with a vibrant community of animal lovers. When you become a HZS member you support the Honolulu Zoo’s mission to inspire stewardship of our living world by providing conservation, education, and meaningful experiences to our community.
Members enjoy an array of benefits including unlimited access to the Honolulu Zoo for an entire year, as well as discounts on educational programs, special events, and merchandise.
When you join the HZS ʻohana, you make it possible for us to provide educational and outreach programs, specially-themed tours, school field trips, and conservation community events. Your contributions also support animal enrichment efforts with the beloved annual Holiday with the Animals tradition, the new giraffe encounter experience, and more.
All HZS memberships include:
- Members Only Entrance Line
- Discounts on One-Day General Admission Passes
- Unlimited Admission to the Honolulu Zoo for One Year
- Free Subscription to our e-Newsletters
- Discounted Purchases at the Honolulu Zoo Gift Shop
- Discounted Purchases at the Kapahulu Market
- Discounts on Honolulu Zoo Society Programs
We offer four easy options:
Membership card(s) and privileges are not transferrable to other individuals. To prevent misuse of membership cards, and to protect the rights of our members should their cards be lost or stolen, we ask to see a photo I.D. from the listed cardholders at the time of your visit.
No, only the two named adults may use the membership cards. If you would like to bring a guest, you may upgrade to one of our premium levels or purchase an admission ticket or membership for that person. Non-resident guests without military I.D. can receive $4 off general admission when attending with a member.
The caregiver must be listed on the membership to gain access to the park with the children. If such is not the case, the caregiver will need to buy a day pass for themselves and any of the children above the age of two.
*A caregiver may not use the guest adult on a premium membership unless the adult card holder is present.
No, your children and guest (if applicable) must be accompanied by an adult named on your membership card. Children 12 years and younger must be accompanied at all times during their visit to the Zoo. Only adults 18 and older may be listed as a member.
Memberships are non-transferable and are valid only for the person whose name appears on the card. These names can be changed only during membership renewal. Memberships may be renewed at any time during the year.
If you do not have a Photo ID when you check-in, you will be required to pay the General Admission fee of $8.
Yes! You may purchase gift memberships:
- In person – at the membership booth
- By phone during business hours (10 a.m. -3:00 p.m.) at (808) 926-3191 ext 153.
*Please note that we are not responsible for lost or stolen gift certificates
Gift certificates can be turned into the membership booth or redeemed by mail at:
Honolulu Zoo Society Membership
151 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815
PDF gift certificates have a barcode in the middle:
Please attach a copy and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the member’s legal name, address and phone number.
We do not have any reciprocal agreements with any other zoo or organization.
You may purchase a membership at the membership booth and then take your receipts to receive a refund on the adults and children covered by the membership to the General Admission Booth. *Adult IDs may be checked for refund.
Note: All refunds for general admission must be done in person on the SAME DAY before 2:15 p.m. at the General Admission Booth.
If you forgot or did not get membership cards, please come to the membership booth on your next visit with your photo I.D.
Membership cards can be replaced for $5. To request a new card, please inform membership staff on your next visit.
All members receive a 10% discount off food at our Kapahulu Market, regular priced merchandise at our gift shop, and some of our great education programs.