Animal Enrichment Wish Lists

At this time, due to COVID, we are not accepting regular enrichment donations. Please contact for questions on donating special items or support enrichment by purchasing items from our Amazon Wish List:

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mahalo for your support!

Zoo Wish Lists

Thank you for your support of the animals here at the Honolulu Zoo!  Through the donation of everyday items we are able to provide behavioral enrichment for the animals who call our zoo home, helping to keep them happy and healthy.

Food and Pantry Items:

*All food items must be unopened/sealed

  • Spices – Rosemary, Thyme, Lavender, Basil, Oregano, Cinnamon, etc.
  • Dry Cereal (unsweetened)*
  • Honey/Molasses
  • Dried Fruit
  • Seeds – Sunflowers, Peanuts, Coconuts, etc. (unsalted or low sodium)
  • Jelly/Jam
  • Un-popped popcorn-plain and for an air popper
  • Peanut butter *
  • Jell-o
  • Coffee

*We ask that food items are unopened and when possible GMO and Palm Oil free.

Non-Food Items:

  • Brown Paper Lunch Bags
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Perfume/Cologne
  • Re-usable Metal Trays
  • Clothes – Cleaned Please
  • Pre-school Toys – Free of mechanical parts or plastic beads
  • Linens – Cleaned Please and no Pillows
  • Large Cardboard Boxes
  • Beer Kegs – Empty
  • Painting Supplies – Finger Paints, Brushes and Canvas
  • 55 Gallon Food Grade Barrels
  • Burlap Sacks – Food Grade
  • Small Boat Floats
  • Woven Baskets
  • Mirrors
  • Gift Cards to Home Improvement Stores
  • Gift Cards to Amazon/Petco
  • Gift Cards to Grocery Stores

Donations are accepted at the front entrance of the zoo during normal business hours. Mahalo!

“My children are absolutely in love with the camp staff and the entertainment programs that you guys offer! We would love to thank you for letting our kids spend such amazing summer time at your wonderful camp!”

Mary Watson

South Carolina

“Thank you very much for taking care of our kids during the August camp. they are now waiting for the next year trip and are very excited about meeting their friends as well as the awesome camp staff. Great job!”

David Mattinson

New York

“My daughter has never been this happy during her summer holiday as she was this year after spending some great and fun time at your camp! i appreciate what you do for the kids and for their parents who can participate!”

Alice Parker

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