Broke and in search for student discounts? We’ve collected some of the best deals and discounts to use for your next online and in-store purchases. (Photo by Juri Dagio)

By Juri Dagio and Mathew Pascua | Staff Writers

We know. College can be very expensive, especially for some who live independently. Despite today’s sky-high prices, there are brands and retailers that offers discounts to students up to 90% off regardless of whether it’s the holiday season. Here’s a discount list for your needs from trusted sites like UNiDAYS, Student Beans, SheerID, and

Music and Media Student Discounts

Amazon Prime Student

Prime Student offers all exclusive shopping, savings, and entertainment benefits for $7.49/month (50% off standard membership). Prime Student members can enjoy free movies and TV shows with Amazon Prime Video, ad-free listening to millions of songs with Amazon Music, more than 3,000 books, magazines, and comics with Prime Reading, free games with Prime Gaming, and many more. New features are also included such as free Grubhub+ Student membership for free food deliveries.


Learning on your own for an online class is pretty challenging. Get 25% off your first month Chegg subscription through Student Beans. The Chegg subscription includes access to verified practice exams, quizzes and study guide, and free premium membership on Calm for sleep and relaxation. Get 20% off Chegg Study Pack and up to 90% off textbooks through UNiDAYS.

Spotify Premium Student

Aside from the on-demand playback of millions of songs of your favorite local and international artists, Spotify Premium Student also includes access to Hulu (ad-supported) plan and SHOWTIME Streaming Service for $4.99/month (save $5/month from the original $9.99 standard Spotify subscription). That’s a pretty good deal for 60,000 minutes of Jack Harlow a year. You know who you are.

YouTube Premium Student

With similar benefits to the standard individual YouTube Premium ($11.99/month) subscription, save $5 with YouTube Premium Student for only $6.99/month. YouTube Premium membership benefits including ad-free and background play, including save and download videos, and includes an ad-free Music app that can be downloaded separately on your phone.

Tech and School Supplies Student Discounts


Get up to 15% off refurbished MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, save $100 on an eligible MacBook Air or Pro, save $50 on an eligible iPad Air or Pro, and sign up to Apple Music student plan for $4.99/month (50% off standard Apple Music plan).

Best Buy

Get up to 50% off Outlet Deals at Best Buy. Save $55 on Airpods Pro for $164 (from the original price of $219), time to get rid of those wires on your earphones.


Save money on HP PCs, tablets, printers, computer accessories and more. Get up to 63% off selected products and up to 35% off on gaming products through UNiDAYS, and up to 45% student discount at HP with Student Beans.


MUJI is a Japanese retail store that sells apparels, cute stationery products, electronics, furniture and more. Get a 10% student discount off these products online at MUJI.


In support of undiscovered artists from around the world, Redbubble sells arts from different mediums like drawings, paintings, and digital arts. Get 15% off wall arts, phone cases, hoodies, stickers and many more. Buy a collection of stickers for less than $1 to show off what you’re about on your laptop.

Food and Entertainment Student Discounts

Dave and Buster’s, Honolulu

Get up to 50% off on games prices with these active promos and coupons updated daily for college students. Eat, drink, play games, watch sports, and enjoy other activities with your friends all night (21 years old+).

DigiMarCon (Digital Marketing Convention)

Gain insights on how to improve and start your business by learning from the most inspiring speakers in the digital marketing, media, and advertising industries at DigiMarCon from July 13-1 at the Hyatt Regency Waikīkī Beach Resort and Spa. Only a limited number of students are eligible to attend DigiMarCon Hawai’i 2023 at lower rates, so make sure to buy a ticket and get a chance to network with knowledgeable professionals.

Among the speakers will be Christi Olson of Microsoft, Elizma Nolte of Facebook and Kevin Jonas of Jonas Brothers.

To be eligible, students must be attending college full time and must be at least 18 years old.

Domino’s Pizza

Gather your friends and enjoy $7.99 for all pizzas at Domino’s. 


Homework and exams can be time consuming. Have someone deliver your dinner after a long day every day with DoorDash’ “DashPass” student plan for $4.99/month through Student Beans. Save $5 from the standard DashPass subscription of $9.99/month.

Mānoa Valley Theatre

Let’s get away from electronics and enjoy the beauty of plays and musicals from mainstream to off Broadway. The Mānoa Valley Theatre is one of the most celebrated theatres on the island. It’s offering a student discount for just $20 per ticket with valid student ID.

Here’s a list of some of their 2023 upcoming shows:

January 12-29 | Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

March 9-26 | Autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, “Tick, Tick… Boom!”

May 11-29 | Based on the antics of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, “The Play That Goes Wrong”

Pacific Skydiving

Experience the thrill of skydiving over the island of O’ahu — and pay less. Save $15 with the student special of $239 (from the original price $254) with a valid student photo ID.

Pacific Skydiving is located in Mokulē‘ia and runs daily from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Exhausted? Enjoy a free coffee after joining Starbucks Rewards with Student Beans. Earn free food and drinks, access exclusive offers and many more without paying a buck at Starbucks with a Starbucks Rewards account.

Uber Eats

Get $20 off the first food order through UNiDAYS.

Fashion Student Discounts


Get 15% off and up to 60% off clothing and shoes. $35 for a pair of adidas Stan Smith, not bad right?


Looking to take it back with the classic Chuck Taylors? Save 15% ($28) off those recognizable black-and-white kicks and more at Converse.

Foot Locker

Order your kicks online from their variety of shoe brands like Puma, Vans, Champion, and many more. Get a 20% student discount off $99 online order.


Unlock 15% student discount off trendy women and men’s clothing at H&M. This is the only price-friendly clothing store in Waikīkī Business Plaza (it’s the only affordable store there).


Save up to 40% off clothing and shoes. Shop Air Maxs for $80 and Air Force 1s for $72 online at Nike.


The beauty of the Islands of Hawai’i can’t go unseen; however, the sun can be a little bit too strong in our eyes especially if you stay out for the whole day. Get yourself a new pair of sunglasses with a 20% discount by code when you sign up through UNiDAYS, 25% off with, and up to 50% off with Student Beans.