An Easy Way To Support HIFF

Membership is an easy way to support HIFF and participate in upcoming film industry events. You will also still receive some of the best benefits  and discounts of traditional memberships for a low price.  

HIFF Industry

  • Invitations to Hawai‘i Film Industry Networking Events
  • Sneak peek at film festival programs
  • Invitation to select Members Only Screenings and Events

HIFF Supporter

  • Discounted individual film tickets*
  • Early access to tickets and passes
  • Sneak peek at film festival programs
  • Invitation to Member's Only Screenings and Events
  • Discounts on HIFF swag

HIFF Selects

  • Priority access to monthly HIFF Selects screenings for 2
  • 2 Free tickets to a Fall Festival screening
  • Discounted individual film tickets and festival passes*
  • Early access to festival tickets and passes
  • Sneak peek at festival programs
  • Invitation to Members Only Screenings and Events
  • Free I ♥ HIFF swag

* Discounts are only valid on tickets and passes purchased in advance, no day-of-show purchases can be discounted.
Students and Seniors can receive a $10 discount on any level membership.

Current HIFF Members

If you are a current or previous HIFF Member OR HIFF Selects Subscriber, join I ♥ HIFF now at a special discounted rate.


Q: What is "I ♥️ HIFF"?

A: I Heart HIFF is the membership program of the Hawaiʻi International Film Festival. Membership is the best way to support HIFF throughout the year and comes with many benefits including discounts and special access to some Members Only events. 

Q: What is HIFF Selects?

A: HIFF Selects is a periodic member’s only curated movie series. HIFF programmers curate a movie selection or program, once-a-month film which can be virtual or in-person, exclusively at the Consolidated Kahala Theaters. This allows HIFF greater opportunities to present premium and upcoming releases, while still carefully curating new films from around the world that will entertain and enlighten HIFF membership. https://hiff.org/hiff-selects-2/

Q: How long does HIFF membership last?

A: HIFF membership lasts 365 days from the date of purchase. Sign in above and you can check your membership under your account and click on  “Your Memberships”

Q: How do I purchase member tickets 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 do I get a student or senior discount on membership?

A: Students and Seniors: Receive a $10 discount on any level membership. Just email HIFF Membership with a copy of your ID. 

Q: Does my HIFF Selects Membership get me discounts on HIFF Fall Festival passes and tickets?

Yes! Your HIFF Selects and Selects+ memberships get you priority access to purchase tickets and passes, as well as a member discount. You will also get access to the Pass holders’ line with your member badge even without a pass.

Q: Do I get priority access at the festival?

A: No, membership doesn’t get you automatic priority access. However, the HIFF Selects level memberships include a HIFF Fall Festival badge that will allow you to use the pass holder’s line. 

Q: Can I use my member discounts DAY OF SHOW at the the box office?

A: No discounts day of show – membership discounts only apply for advanced purchases.

Q: How many seats are held for I Heart HIFF Members at Festival Screenings?

A: There is no special seating allotment for  I♥HIFF members. However, you do get early bird access to purchase passes and tickets, so order early to guarantee a spot.

If you have further questions about I ♥ HIFF Memberships, please contact us for more information.