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Pana'ewa rainforest zoo

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800 Stainback Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749
+1 808-959-9233
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Sep 18, 2017
“Lovely place for a quick diversion”
May 20, 2017
“Really fun for small kids”
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800 Stainback Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

We had an hour to spare before heading to Hilo airport for our journey so we decided to stop by this small zoo. It's more like a very nicely maintained park with animals, which is a great diversion for the kids. It's not overwhelming and...More

Thank Hendersongal
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty low-key zoo with some very fun playgrounds and some fun touches- way cool animal-themed artsy painted benches throughout, which give it kind of a feel of a scavenger hunt, cuz you never know what the next cool bench will be around...More

Thank Annalisa H
Reviewed March 18, 2016

Not a restaurant but a great place anyway. Being a big sucky animal lover, I love this place. Entrance is free so you can't argue the price, leave a donation in the box, it goes to a good cause The grounds are beautiful & very...More

Thank Denis2727
Reviewed February 7, 2015

Like others have said, it's a zoo & gardens, more gardens than zoo, but if you'll be in the area it's worth a visit. We came over to the Hilo side for the day to do Rainbow Falls & Akaka Falls and this was a...More

Thank KJW1977
Reviewed January 31, 2014

Not a lot of exciting animals to see. The grounds are very nice and there is a nice playground area for children. Mostly birds,and various small animals. The white tiger was not there and found out later it had been sick and passed away while...More

Thank luckysask
Reviewed September 8, 2013

If you are staying in the Hilo area, this place is worth a visit. We were staying in Kona, and it was not really worth the almost 3 hour drive. Although the grounds are beautiful and there are some good animal exhibits, the zoo is...More

1  Thank kamieberry
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Fun zoo if you have small kids and some time to kill. GREAT playground area, lots of benches to relax on. Not much shade, lots of walking, but some beautiful animals. Really the birds are the highlight I think, plus the tiger getting fed at...More

Thank lisabdh1
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  • Address: 800 Stainback Highway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96749
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-959-9233
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