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Honolulu Zoo applies for accreditation approval

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Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Zoo officials welcomed visitors to the newly reopened Malay sun bear exhibit at the zoo on Wednesday.
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                                Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Zoo offi cials showed off the newly reopened Malayan Sun Bear exhibit at the zoo Wednesday. Above, visitors watch as bears Blackie and Juwita venture into view in the new exhibit area.
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Zoo offi cials showed off the newly reopened Malayan Sun Bear exhibit at the zoo Wednesday. Above, visitors watch as bears Blackie and Juwita venture into view in the new exhibit area.

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                                Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Zoo officials welcomed visitors to the newly reopened Malayan sun bear exhibit at the zoo on Wednesday.
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Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Zoo officials welcomed visitors to the newly reopened Malayan sun bear exhibit at the zoo on Wednesday.

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                                Malayan sun bears Juwita, a female, left, and Blackie, a male, frolicked and picked at a frozen snack.
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Malayan sun bears Juwita, a female, left, and Blackie, a male, frolicked and picked at a frozen snack.

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                                Visitors checked out the newly reopened Malayan sun bear exhibit at the Zoo on Wednesday. Improvements to the exhibit include a renovated cave and climbing structure, in addition to landscaping upgrades.
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Visitors checked out the newly reopened Malayan sun bear exhibit at the Zoo on Wednesday. Improvements to the exhibit include a renovated cave and climbing structure, in addition to landscaping upgrades.

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                                Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Zoo offi cials showed off the newly reopened Malayan Sun Bear exhibit at the zoo Wednesday. Above, visitors watch as bears Blackie and Juwita venture into view in the new exhibit area.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Zoo officials welcomed visitors to the newly reopened Malayan sun bear exhibit at the zoo on Wednesday.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Malayan sun bears Juwita, a female, left, and Blackie, a male, frolicked and picked at a frozen snack.
BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Visitors checked out the newly reopened Malayan sun bear exhibit at the Zoo on Wednesday. Improvements to the exhibit include a renovated cave and climbing structure, in addition to landscaping upgrades.