HILO, Hawaii – East Hawaii is excited to whiff the floral stench of rotting flesh for the third time in as many years. A rare flowering of another corpse plant – amorphophallus titanum – is underway at the Pana‘ewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens. The actual bloom takes a while to occur once the flowering starts. […]
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Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii: Big Island Video News was on hand for Namaste the white Bengal tiger’s birthday at the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo on Saturday…. but it was the animals in another exhibit that had the attention of a state sentaor who was also in attendance. Senator Gil Kahele sized […]
Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar HILO, Hawaii: The maile lei was untied at the new playground in the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens, after a blessing on Saturday morning. Then, a rampage of kids rushed to try out the state of art facility. The unveiling of the new playground was a […]
Video by David Corrigan HILO, Hawaii: “Stinky 1” was in full bloom on Wednesday. That is the name that was given to the The Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens’ Amorphophallus titanum, or corpse flower, which is given the nickname due to its distinctive odor when in full bloom. This makes the second corpse flower bloom […]
Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar As the Big Island of Hawaii celebrated Earth Day and Easter, a special moment in agriculture occurred at the island’s free, government run zoo. The long awaited blooming of the corpse flower at the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens occurred, and it is believed to be […]
A Worm Petting Zoo, Bokashi mud balls, planting mamaki, composting activities, a scavenger hunt, and a performance by the Waiakea Middle School Ukulele Band highlight the day.
February 19, 2009 – Hilo, Hawaii VIDEO by David Corrigan The Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens is proud to show off the new addition to the zoo family: a pair of authentic Kona Nightingales, both rescued from the dry Kaupulehu area of the Kona coast. According to Hawaii County, the two animals are the “progeny […]