HIFF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) membership-driven organization, dedicated to enriching the cultural landscape of the Islands through the cinematic arts. We rely on the support of our members to sustain and grow as Hawaii’s premier, non-profit organization devoted to the film arts. By joining the HIFF Ohana you’ll enjoy great films and support HIFF from our Annual Fall Festival and Spring Showcase to the Cinema in the Park monthly series throuout the year.

Current HIFF Members

New Members - Welcome!

HIFF Ohana

$ 40 Yearly
  • Two (2) discounted tickets/passes to all in person and HIFF Virtual Events *
  • HIFF Memberships are year-round and good for 365 days
  • Early Access to purchase tickets and passes for our festival.

HIFF Ohana Selects

$ 120
  • All the features of our HIFF OHANA memebrship included.
  • You can add our HIFF SELECTS to your membership and enjoy 12 months of amazing films and talks with directors and other involved with the movies.
Best Value!

Gift Membership

$ 40
  • Gifting a HIFF membership is now simpler than ever. Purchase a HIFF gift membership and give your friend or loved one the extra code so they can start their journey as a HIFF OHANA member. They can start the membership whenever they want. No spoiled surprises.
  • Share your love for HIFF with this great surprise anyone would love!


Q: Do I get priority access at the festival?
A: In the past we have had special HIFF OHANA lines for priority access. We have simplified the process and  just offer a ticket holder and pass holder line per each movie for in person events.
Q: Can I use my discounts DAY OF SHOW at the the box office?
A: No discounts day of show, memberships discounts only apply for advanced purchases.
Q: What is HIFF Selects?
A:  Our monthly curated movie series. HIFF curates a movie selection once a month viewable online or thru our streaming apps.
Q: How do I purchase online? I don’t see the membership price.
A: Your discount will be taken upon check out, you should see your $2 discount taken before checking out. Be sure you are logged in with your email address on file with HIFF to see your discounts. 
Q: How long does HIFF membership last?
A: HIFF membership lasts 365 days from the date of purchase, you can check your membership under your account and “Your Memberships”
Q: How many seats are held for Festival Members?
A: There is no special allotment for pass holders or HIFF OHANA members, you do get early bird access to purchase passes and tickets, so order early to guarantee a spot.
Q: What if I don’t have time to get in line as I have a Festival Pass because my movie got out late?
A: As long as your have reserved your spot on your pass we will have room in the theater for you, just go to your new theater and have your pass scanned.
Q: Is my festival pass good for the fall festival if I bought it in spring?
A: No. All passes and ticket packages are only valid for the festival that you purchase them for.
If you have further questions about Memberships, please contact us for more information.