Sumatran Tiger Photo: Bryan Thompson
The mission of the Honolulu Zoo is to inspire the stewardship of our living world by providing meaningful experiences to our guests. The Zoo emphasizes Pacific Tropical ecosystems and our traditional values of malama (caring) and ho’okipa (hospitality).
Society Mission Statement
To foster an appreciation of our living world by supporting and advocating environmental education, recreation, biological study and conservation activities at the Honolulu Zoo.
The Honolulu Zoological Society is a 501-C3, non-profit organization.
Honolulu Zoo Society
Board of Directors & Officers:
Paul Dyson, President
Rick Egged, Vice President
Mary Benson, Vice President
Barry Sullivan, Vice President
Aimee Lum, Secretary
Michael Libertini, Treasurer
Sherry Broder, Esq.
Bill Balfour, Interim Honolulu Zoo Director *
David Earles, HZS Executive Director *
Guy Kaulukukui, DES Director*