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Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens

Hilo

800 Stainback Hwy, Hilo, HI 96720, USA

Panaewa Rainforest Zoo is the only tropical zoo in the United States, home to over 80 different animal species.

Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens

Right outside of Hilo, this 12 acre zoo is primarily home to native animals found in Hawaii. Panaewa Rainforest Zoo is the only tropical zoo in the United States. It is home to over 80 different animal species. The zoo opened in 1978 and managed by the Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation. Admission is free and your donations go to support the zoo grounds, animals and plants. A great excursion to take your family.

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