Become a Member

Becoming a member affords you a wonderful opportunity to participate in and be part of a dynamic community of friends, families, artists, musicians, and cultural leaders. Whether you join to enjoy Hakone's stunning beauty year-round, or to participate in a community of people who love art, culture, and the friendships formed by being among other creatively inspired people, you will definitely benefit from your decision.

Membership Level Benefits:

Centennial $10,000+ membership

  • Table at our annual gala 9/27/15
  • 4 people for Premier tea ceremony
  • A private, guided tour of the garden that provides some history and background
  • All benefits at lower levels

Pavilion $5,000+ membership

  • A group of 10 people for tea ceremony
  • All benefits at lower levels

Tea Garden $1,000+ membership

  • A group of 5 people for tea ceremony
  • All benefits at lower levels

Bamboo Garden $250+ membership

  • Seasonal sake-kit
  • All benefits at lower levels

Reguler Annual Membership

Individual $45 | *Family $75 | Senior, Student $35

  • Free year-around admission with one additional guest to the Gardens
  • 10% discount in the gift shop
  • Free docent training

*Family: 2 adults and up to 5 children.

2014 Donors

Miner Foundation
Marubeni America Corporation
Nikon Precision, Inc.
Synnex Corporaotion
Union Bank of California
Tom Edman - Individual
Enplas Tesco, Inc.
Fuji Electric Group
NEC Corporation of America
Nimoto Properties
Mitsumi Electronics
NUL Systems Services Corporation
Renesas Electronics America Inc.
TDK Corporation of America
Teikoku Pharma
Tokyo Ohka Kogyou America, Inc.
Dr. Marty Matsuo - Individual
DNP America
Hitachi Chemical Co. America Ltd.
Murata Electronics
JSR Micro, Inc.
NTK Technologies, Inc.
Tazan International Inc.
Valqua America, Inc.
Azuma Restaurant
All Nippon Airways
Dr. Okai Chiropractic Clinic
Fuji TV
Hatcho Restaurant
Hokubei Mainichi Newspaper
Ishi Limousine
JFC International Inc.
Kikkoman International, Inc.
Nippon Travel Agency America, Inc.
Ricoh Corporation
Sapporo Beer
Takara Sake USA Inc.
Tokyo TV

Membership Application

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Hakone Foundation
PO Box 2324
Saratoga, CA 95070

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Please call us at 408-741-4994