The Honolulu Zoo is visited by 600,000 people each year. The Honolulu Zoo in Honolulu, Oahu is the largest zoo within a radius of 2,300 miles. The land of the Zoo has great significance. In 1877 this land was named after the King's wife and opened at Queen Kapiolani Park.
The Honolulu Zoo covers over 42 acres and is located at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki in Oahu. The Honolulu Zoo features special exhibits such as the Nene which is the Hawaii state bird, Hawaiian forest birds, and the highlight of the Honolulu Hawaii Zoo, the Kabuni Reserve.
This African savanna covers over 12-acres where animals roam freely behind disguised barriers in over 30 different habitats and environments. If you are interested in visiting the Honolulu Zoo, it is located at the East end of Waikiki, at the corner of Kapahulu Avenue and Kalakaua Boulevard. For additional Things to do in Oahu or other Hawaii Activities visit Hawaii Discount.
Facts & Trivia
- Only zoo within a radius of 2,300 miles
- Only zoo in the United States to be established by grants made by a sovereign monarch, King Kalakaua
- Features special exhibits, such as the Hawaiian goose Nene, the Hawaii state bird