Zoo to You

Bring the Zoo-to-You!

Our educational outreaches are developed to address Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). We will send out our amazing zoo educators with a 45-minute to an hour presentation, bio-facts, and teacher resources that support the classroom curricula.

To serve our community as best as we can, we offer Title I schools presentations at no cost!

Our educators visit schools, hospitals, senior facilities, libraries, community centers, events and more – reach out to book our awesome education team!

how to bring the Zoo-to-You

  • Attendees: up to 45 participants
  • $150 
  • Length of program: 45-60 minutes
  • Limitation of 3 presentations per visit
  • Free for Title I schools! (limitations: 2 free programs per instructional school year August – May)
  • Attendees: up to 100 participants
  • $300 
  • Length of program: 45-60 minutes
  • Limitation of 2 per visit

Have a wild idea in mind? Provide us with the topics you want to be covered and our education team will put together a custom zoo-view for you!

  • Attendees: up to “auditorium presentation”
  • $375
  • Length of program: 45 – 60 minute presentation
  • We will bring additional resources and relevant bio-facts
  • We require one month’s notice to create custom presentations.

Bring the Honolulu Zoo Society to your career day or community event!

  • Honolulu Zoo Society offers an informational booth with keiki activities and bio-facts
  • Career days: we want to inspire as many children as possible – we will try our best to make it out to your career day

Zoo to you programs

Get a head start on animal classification and find out what makes mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, and amphibians so unique!

Recommended for Kindergarten through 2nd Grade.

Journey around the world to visit exotic environments and learn how amazing animals have different adaptations to survive. Discover how different adaptations can lead to new species, and understand that there are simple things everyone can do to save animals from extinction.

Recommended for Grades 3 through 5.

Hawai`i is like nowhere else on Earth. Meet animals that have crossed entire oceans to find this island paradise! Discover the contributions that the first people have made to Hawai`i’s ecosystem, and understand how to help protect the animals that make Hawai`i so unique.

Recommended for Grades 2 through 5.

Understand food webs, the nutrient cycle, and the impact that animal diets can have on an ecosystem. Also learn about some of the eats enjoyed by our very own animals at the Honolulu Zoo.

Recommended for Grades 3 through 5.

Dinosaurs are the most famous creatures in prehistory. Studying their fossils offers clues on how our planet has changed over many millions of years, and how those changes may continue to affect us even today.

Recommended for Grades 4 through 6.

Enjoy a show-and-tell session like no other! Educators will bring our incredible collection of animal bio-facts, such as skulls, scales, skins, and feathers from regions around the world! While you have the opportunity to explore them with your fingers, our educators will provide you with little-known facts about the species and their role in the ecosystem. While some animals are easy to recognize, others may surprise you!

Available regions include: Africa, Asia, and Pacific Islands. (Biofacts may vary depending on the audience age group).

Recommended for all ages.

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