Why Join

Thousands of “hits” from around the world on the Destination Hilo’s website provide an opportunity for you to showcase your business when you are linked to our website. Additionally, YOUR membership supports Hawaiian cultural programs that enhance the Hawaii Big Island experience for our visitors, leaving memories of our true Hilo spirit of Aloha!

We offer monthly payment plans.

Here’s what membership in Destination Hilo provides:

  • Exposure to thousands who visit Destination Hilo’s website and to over 300,000 cruise passengers and crew arriving annually at Hilo Pier (and other visitors to Downtown).
  • Depending on your member level, announcements of your special events on Destination Hilo’s website and Facebook – just contact us!
  • Link to your website from Destination Hilo’s website.
  • Visibility for your business – Just provide us with your rack cards or brochures (no prices).
  • Reduced rates on Hawaii’s Big Island Museum Discount Pass gift cards, each good for two adults. Call or email Destination Hilo to order Discount gift card passes.

Additional benefits are available to members at the following annual support levels:

Mauna Kea ($2,500)  SPONSOR Level:

  • Supports 10 WELCOME to HILO programs with music and hula (with mahalo sign thanking you for your support), DH website
  • Feature slide highlight at top of Destination Hilo website front page, tile ad
  • Listing in category page, custom page and listing in the “Supporters” page
  • Interview article on Destination Hilo BLOG
  • Quarterly ad announcing your special offering on custom page
  • Announcement of special events on Destination Hilo website and Facebook.
  • 10 Museum Discount gift cards.

 Mauna Loa ($1,000)  SPONSOR Level:

  • Supports 4 WELCOME to HILO programs w/music & hula, (with mahalo sign thanking you for your support), Destination Hilo website: tile ad, custom page
  • Listing in category page and in the “Supporters” page.
  • Interview article on Destination Hilo BLOG, semi-annual ad announcing your special offer on custom page, announcements of your special events on Destination Hilo website and Facebook.
  • 8 Museum Discount gift cards.

 Hualālai ($500)  SUPPORT Level:

  • Supports 2 WELCOME to HILO programs w/music & hula, Destination Hilo website
  • Listing in category page, custom page,
  • Listing in “Supporters” page.
  • Annual ad announcing your special offer on custom page
  • Announcement of your special events on Destination Hilo website and Facebook.
  • 6 Museum Discount gift cards.

 Kohala ($250) SUPPORT Level:

  • Supports one WELCOME to HILO music & hula program, Destination Hilo website.
  • Listing in the category page, custom page
  • Listing in the “Supporters” page
  • Announcement of your special events on Destination Hilo website and Facebook.
  • 4 Museum Discount Gift Cards

 Kilauea ($100) SUPPORT Level:

  • Supports our Aloha Ambassador/volunteer program, Destination Hilo website
  • Listing in the category page, custom page
  • Listing in the “Supporters” page
  • Announcement of your special events on Destination Hilo Facebook (and, for Museum Partners, on Destination Hilo website)

 Lō‘ihi (Individual non-business) membership ($50) SUPPORT Level :

  • Supports our programs, Destination Hilo website
  • Listing in the “Supporters” page on our website

Promoting tourism is Destination Hilo’s business…and this is your opportunity to join us in attracting the tourism market for East Hawaii.

Ready to Join?

Fill out our online membership application.

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