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The Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens is located in Hilo, Hawaii and is open every day except Christmas and New Year's from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


For more information call (808) 959-9233.

Symbolic Adoptions

All animals remain in the care of the Pana'ewa Zoo and no ownership rights are conferred.


Catalina Macaw "Max"



Bengal Tiger (f)


American Alligator

Bengal Tiger (m)


Capuchin Monkey

Colobus Monkey

Boa Constrictor

Moluccan Cockatoo “Romeo”

Green Iguana

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This website is paid for and managed by “Friends of the Pana'ewa Zoo.” Friends of the Pana'ewa Zoo is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, which is not affiliated with the County of Hawai'i. The official County website can be found at