Don't forget your camera when you go to Panaewa Rainforest Zoo. It presents some excellent photo opportunities.
It's located in Hilo.
You'll be happy to find 9 accommodation options within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Panaewa Rainforest Zoo. Many travelers would recommend the Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, the Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a Doubletree by Hilton, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, and the Hilltop Legacy Vacation Rental, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
You're sure to enjoy a refreshing night's sleep at one of the area's budget hotels, especially considering how much you've saved! Located 1 mile (2 kilometers) away is the Hilo Seaside Hotel. Otherwise, consider the Wild Ginger Inn Hotel, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
Once you've explored Panaewa Rainforest Zoo, take a short walk to Cafe Concerto and enjoy a cup of coffee and the comfortable surrounds. If you're in need of an establishment with a heartier menu, Liko Lehua is sure to do wonders for an empty stomach. Discover a different facet of the area while you enjoy a drink at Golden Room, also just around the corner.