Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens. It is the only natural tropical rainforest zoo in the united states. Admission is Free.
Located off Highway 11 in Hilo on the Island of Hawai'i.

Zoo Calendar ... 2015

January 1 Zoo Closed New Year's Day
February 14 & 15 Help at the Rodeo  
May 3

15th Annual Plant Exposition & Sale

9 to 2

Plant Sale Vireyas.Vendors sell many kinds of plants- herbs, daylilies, vireya, orchids, trees, bamboo, palms, native, and water garden plants. The Palm Society gives away free palm seeds, and leads an 11AM tour of palms at the Zoo. Food, drinks, and shave ice will also be sold.
August 15 Annual Membership Meeting and Elections Members, join us for the annual Membership Meeting.
October 24 Boo Fun Day Cancelled for 2015  
December 6 Christmas presents for the Animals Hanging Present

Christmas at the Zoo is fun for all the animals who receive special treats and presents starting at 9AM at the Primadome.

See Enrichment page for previous year's photos.

Zoo Open 9-4 daily, except Christmas and New Years's Day. Petting Zoo, Every Saturday 1:30-2:30. Tiger Feeding 3:30 daily.

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