Honolulu Zoo Gets New Leader

(Honolulu, HI) -- The Honolulu Zoo now has a new leader. Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced Jeffrey Wilkinson has been named as the Zoo's new director. Caldwell says one of Wilkinson's first duties will be to work toward the park's re-accreditation in 2016. Wilkinson previously served as chief operating officer St. John's Program for Women and Children in California. He is expected to start his new role on April 1st.