Pana‘ewa Rainforest Zoo in Hilo to be temporarily closed to the public
The Pana‘ewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens will be temporarily closed to the public later this week.
The zoo will be closed Oct. 14 to host third- and fourth-graders from area schools for an educational event. The students will hear from motivational speakers, have educational presentations, enjoy music and get lunch from the Akaka Falls Lions Club.
Normal operations at the zoo will resume Oct. 15, with gates open at 10 a.m.
Also from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15, the Friends of the Pana‘ewa Zoo organization will have its annual Plant Sale fundraiser at the Pana‘ewa Equestrian Center.
For more information, call the county Parks and Recreation Department at 808-961-8311.