VIDEO: Hawaii senator sizes up invasive axis deer


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: Hilo Zoo opens playground on tiger’s birthday


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: “Stinky 1” corpse flower blooms, second in Hilo this year

Corpse Plant

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: Meet Panaewa Zoo’s two new Kona Nightingales

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 […]