Renew or Become a Member

Hawai‘i Audubon Society is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

Membership includes:

  • Email or print version of the ‘Elepaio Journal (6/year)
  • Bird news and event notices
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • The knowledge that you’re helping make a difference

Memberships help us work for Hawaii’s birds. Current projects include:

  • Hui Manu-o-Kū (White Tern) Citizen Science
  • Kōlea Count (Pacific Golden-Plover) Citizen Science
  • Freeman Seabird Preserve, (ʻUaʻu kani or wedge-tailed shearwater) colony research
  • Bird classes and activities, free to local schools
  • Partnering with other conservation groups

Mahalo for helping us inspire people to love and protect birds. 

For membership questions email:

Your membership expires one year after you join or renew.

Hawai‘i Audubon Society

Regular member


$ 25

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Family membership


$ 40

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Supporting member


$ 100

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Student member


$ 15

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Lifetime member


$ 1,000

Hawaiʻi Audubon Society

Gift Membership


$ 25-1,000

Join online or mail a check to: 

Hawai‘i Audubon Society

850 Richards Street # 505

Honolulu, HI 96813

Hawai‘i Audubon Society


‘ELEPAIO JOURNAL: The ‘Elepaio is published six times a year and includes up-to-date research from peer-reviewed scientific articles and news releases as well as updates on environmental issues in Hawai’i and the Pacific. Upcoming Hawai‘i Audubon Society activities and events are also included.

FIELD TRIPS AND EVENTS: Educational talks and events feature presentations by experts in the field. Field trips provide first-hand experience with Hawai’i’s birds and their environment.

CITIZEN SCIENCE OPPORTUNITIES: Opportunities to interact with the scientific community and conduct research that benefits Hawai’i’s native wildlife and ecosystems. The Hui Manu-o-Kū and Kōlea Count are great examples of community members becoming engaged in cataloging native birds.

FREEMAN SEABIRD PRESERVE: Hawai‘i Audubon Society maintains a one-acre coastal property at Black Point on the southern coast of O’ahu that is home to a colony of Wedge-tailed Shearwaters. HAS provides the funding and volunteers to maintain this valuable habitat. Population monitoring of the colony is conducted by Dr. David Hyrenbach, Hawai’i Pacific University Assistant Professor of Oceanography. Read more about the research and history at Freeman Seabird Preserve .

BIRDING: HAS provides information on birding to the community and visitors to Hawai’i.

STORE: HAS has published “Hawaii’s Birds,” a beautiful and comprehensive field guide to the birds of Hawai’i; ” and several other items available through our online store.