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Zoo in the News

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.

Honolulu Zoo Children's Discovery Forest Receives Public & Private Funding Exhibit Reconnects Urban Visitors with the Hawaiian Forest

Children plant seedlings at the Discovery Forest.

The Hawai'i Forest Institute (HFI) recently received grants from the City & County of Honolulu Department of Community Services and DLNR Division of Forestry & Wildlife and US Forest Service Kaulunani Urban Forestry Program for the Polynesian-introduced Zone of the Honolulu Zoo Children's Discovery Forest. Other project funders are Hawai'i Tourism Authority, Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation, Cooke Foundation, Atherton Family Foundation, Hawai'i Forest Industry Association, and the Pettus Foundation.