HIFF43 Hospitality Partners

HIFF43 Hotel Partner Special Festival Rates + HIFF Official Auto Partner BMW of Hawaii

Halekulani, located on the beach at Waikiki, has been welcoming guests with its gracious Hawaiian hospitality for over a century. Accommodations have been thoughtfully revitalized with our signature “Seven Shades of White” aesthetic with themes of sky, sea, and land. Enjoy an unforgettable dining experience in one of our award-winning open air restaurants with stunning ocean views: La Mer, Hawaii’s only AAA Five Diamond, Forbes 5-Star restaurant, Orchids, featuring Mediterranean cuisine, and House Without A Key, our iconic poolside restaurant, and a new pool bar, Earl’s featuring extraordinary cocktails by the sea. The Art of Wellbeing, our new wellness concept, offers an integrated and refreshed approach to living a balanced lifestyle, focusing on in six key pillars – Nourish, Move, Explore, Renew, Rest, and Discover. For more information, visit www.halekulani.com. Your oasis of tranquility awaits…

Halekulani has been a strong supporter of the arts and culture community in Hawaii and are honored to be an ongoing partner with the Hawaii International Film Festival.

  • Use code HIFF23 when booking for discounts!

Halepuna Waikiki
by Halekulani

Tucked in the center of Waikiki is a sanctuary of serenity and refined simplicity. Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani is known for its impeccable attention to detail and warm, personalized service.

Experience Hawaii’s Best Hotel as recognized by Conde Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers Choice Awards for the second year in a row with daily breakfast for two, a $25 per day Resort Credit, Sparkling Wine Welcome Amenity, and no Resort Fees. Enjoy spending time at the pool or resting in the relaxation garden. Experience Halepuna Waikiki.

  • Use code HIFF23 when booking for discounts!

Experience Prince Waikiki, Waikiki’s only all ocean view hotel featuring only ocean view and oceanfront rooms and suites. Rated Four-Diamonds and consistently top ranked in Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler awards, guests will delight in spacious guestrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, exclusive Club Lounge availability, award-winning cuisine from 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar and an adults-only infinity pool offering panoramic ocean views. Located near Hawaii Convention Center, Ala Moana Beach Park and Ala Moana Shopping Center, the world’s largest open-air mall, guests have a plethora of activities to enjoy. Prince Waikiki also features the Hawaii Prince Golf Club, Oahu’s only golf course with three interchangeable nines designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay.

  • Rates from $229 (plus tax, per night)
  • Waived Daily Resort Charge for Prince Preferred Members*
  • Valid Booking Dates: Now – October 21, 2023
  • Valid Travel Dates: October 10 – 24, 2023

Top Honolulu-based hotel management company Aqua-Aston Hospitality operates 25+ properties in Hawaii, Arizona, and Costa Rica with a focus on corporate responsibility, sustainability, art, culture and inclusivity. The hospitality group’s diverse portfolio of hotels and condo-style resorts accommodates every type of vacationer including solo travelers, couples, adventure-seekers and families. 

Use the promo code HIFFVIP for 15% off almost any Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawai‘i properties now through 12/23/23 (Blackout 12/23/22-01/01/23).

Queen Kapiolani HotelThe Queen Kapi‘olani Hotel Waikiki Beach is uniquely positioned where the majestic Diamond Head National Monument meets celebrated Waikiki Beach. The full-service resort offers 315 inviting and comfortable guest rooms and suites, an on-site surf school, an international culinary sensation’s first concept in Hawaii, and a collection of vintage Hawaiian and local art that allows guests to immerse themselves in dreamy scenes of midcentury Hawaiiana. Use the link to the right for special rates on rooms from October 12 – October 22, 2023.

  •  $199 + taxes, City Room View
  • $229 + taxes, Diamond Head View
  • $249 + taxes, Ocean View
  • 50% Off Hospitality Fee
    • Availability based on dates selected

Shoreline Hotel Waikiki: From sunrise to sunset, our 135-room boutique hotel transforms from warm, bright and airy in the day, to cool, moody and electric at night inspired by the beauty of Hawaii and the energy of Waikiki. Fantastic location on Seaside off Kalakaua Avenue. One block from Waikiki Beach, and within walking to the best dining and shopping. From our colorful lobby and comfortable guest rooms to the rooftop pool, experience our playful vibe and accommodating staff. Connected to Heavenly Island Lifestyle Café with amazing Acai bowls and Locally sourced delicious fare. Lights, camera, action! Book your affordable stay today! 15% off Best available rate, and 50% off Amenity fee. ($30.00/night value)


As the official auto partner of HIFF43, BMW HAWAII is returning as a strong supporter of cinema and the arts in Hawai’i. Now in its third year of partnership, BMW HAWAII has transported HIFF VIPs in luxury on Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui; will host the 2023 Meet the Filmmakers Reception, and is pleased to announce the inaugural “BMW HAWAII DRIVEN STUDENT FILMMAKER AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP.”

“BMW is a dynamic brand that believes in excellence, community, and progressive technology. BMW has a storied history with film. From the M.I. (Mission Impossible) franchise, to Ronin, and the BMW Short Film Series, the cars have played an integral role in cinema for decades. BMW is honored to support the next generation of emerging local filmmakers here in the islands with THE BMW HAWAII DRIVEN Student Filmmaker Award and Scholarship,” said Tim Palms, Vice President & General Manager of BMW of Honolulu.

2023 also marks the debut of the BMW flagship 7-Series sedan, featuring a 32” 8K cinema screen and near lay-flat lounge seating that allows you to take an immersive cinematic experience wherever you go.


BMW of Honolulu, opened in November 1988, as part of BMW and MINI of the Hawaiian Islands, which operate dealerships on Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island. The dealerships employ over 200-employees statewide and have been awarded numerous awards with both the BMW and MINI brands, including BMW’s highest dealership honor, The Center of Excellence, awarded ten times.

For more information, visit bmwhawaii.com and Facebook and Instagram: @bmwofhonolulu #BMW #bmwofhonolulu