Panaewa Rainforest Zoo set to reopen on July 19

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Gene Villaruel marks a steel tube while working on the 'alala exhibit at the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo on Thursday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Linda Cava feeds the lemurs, Tom and Harriet, while working at the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo on Thursday.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Local artist Charlene Lofgreen paints a frog on the side of the reptile house Thursday at the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo. The zoo will be reopening on July 19.

With construction projects coming to an end, the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo finally has a reopening date.