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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.

The Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens Gift Shop

Visit our Zoo Gift Shop for fun items like mugs, tumblers, toys, bumper stickers and more. Also we have key chains, stuffed animals and t-shirts featuring our famous tigers. We carry a variety of books and other educational items.


Drinks and light snacks are available for purchase.


Proceeds from all sales go to support the various Friends of the Zoo endeavors to care for the animals, gardens and zoo property.


Click on the small thumbnail photos on the right or click the right and left arrows to scroll through pictures of our shop.

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