Welcome to the Honolulu Zoo
The Honolulu Zoo is Located between the slopes of Diamond Head and Waikiki at the corner of Kapahulu Avenue and Kalakaua Avenue and is open 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily. We are open every day except Christmas Day. Plan your visit at the Honolulu Zoo.
General Admission: Adults 13 & over - $14.00, Children 3-12 years: $6.00
Kama‘aina/U.S. military*: Adults 13 & over - $8.00, Children 3-12 years - $4.00
* I.D. required for kama‘aina/U.S. military rates.
Memberships are available for families starting at $40 a year. More information on memberships.
The Zoo is 42 acres and home to 905 different animals from the tropics. Komodo Dragons, orang-utans, elephants, primates, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and a variety of African animals can be seen daily. Be sure to see the wildest place in Waikiki! Map of the Honolulu Zoo.
A day at the zoo is never dull! Join us for an extraordinary event... And take home fun knowledge about life at the zoo! Learn about our Education Programs. You can also view our online calendar of schedules programs and events at .
Thank you to our generous community partners
Honolulu Zoo Mission
The mission of the Honolulu Zoo is to inspire the stewardship of our living world by providing meaningful experiences to our guests. The Zoo emphasizes Pacific Tropical ecosystems and our traditional values of malama (caring) and ho’okipa (hospitality).
Honolulu Zoo Society Mission
The Honolulu Zoological Society’s mission is to foster an appreciation of our living world by supporting and advocating environmental education, recreation, biological study and conservation activities at the Honolulu Zoo.
In this issue: Pioneering Birds, No Chuffs About It, Conservation Fund Zoo and Zoo Camp.
View the ZooView PDF's here.
2015 Annual Report
As we reflect on 2015, I want to begin by sending a warm mahalo and a hui hou to Ted Otaguro, who retired this past Fall after four years of service as our Executive Director. Following Ted’s departure, we welcomed Jennifer Barrett as our Interim Executive Director and we look forward to resuming our search for a permanent replacement this Spring.
Read Report (PDF)
New Security Cameras for the Elephants - The Honolulu Zoo is adding video technology to improve safety and provide convenience for our elephants and zookeepers. Zookeepers will soon have the ability to monitor our elephants as they go in and out through our massive hydraulic doors. Read More.