Grow the Community That Grows the Urban Forest

AAA connects people who care about Hawaii’s trees with the knowledge and resources to care for those trees. When you become a member of Aloha Arborist Association, you help us spread that knowledge, harness the volunteers to get the work done, and keep trees in our communities.

Click here to become a 2018 Member and keep our community forests strong and healthy. Mahalo for your support!

 

Welcome to Aloha Arborist Association

The Aloha Arborist Association (AAA) is an organization of tree care professionals and private citizens concerned for trees and their environment. We are a state-wide organization with members from the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Oahu and Kauai. Since 1976, AAA has strived to educate the tree care industry and the public about proper tree care.

Men’s 2014 Tree Climbing Champion , Justin Donahue, during the Masters Challenge. Photo by David Leonard.

Men’s 2014 Tree Climbing Champion , Justin Donahue, during the Masters Challenge. Photo by David Leonard.

2014 Women's Tree Climbing Champion, Jamilee Kempton, during the Masters Challenge. Photo by David Leonard.

2014 Women’s Tree Climbing Champion, Jamilee Kempton, during the Masters Challenge. Photo by David Leonard.

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2018 WCISA Hawaii Regional Conference

Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture in Association with Aloha Arborist Association • Kauai Landscape Industry Council Maui Green & Beautiful • Hawaii Island Landscape Association Presents 2018 Hawaii Regional Conference For details and to r​egister on the WCISA website, click on one of the options below: Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 – Oahu Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 – …

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Pest of the Month – March 2018

Wasmannia auropunctata Little Fire Ant Update Maui Invasive Species Committee produced a very effective youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ8TQ_ASsYQ Find out about ant management training on Hawai’i Island, the last Friday of every month, at www.littlefireants.com/AMC.html.                Distribution: Big Island – widespread; Oahu, Maui and Kauai – localized detections are being managed by …

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Pest of the Month – February 2018

New exotic ornate pit scale species found in Hawaii Island Asterococcus Prob. yunnanensis   Mahalo to the Hawaii Dept of Agriculture Plant Pest Control Branch, and Janis Matsunaga for the information and photos in this post. For more details, see: “Asterococcus sp. prob. yunnanensis Borchsenius (Hemiptera: Cerococcidae): A New Exotic Scale Insect Pest in Hawaii and the …

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Aerial Rescue Training – March 24th, 2018

Aloha Arborist Association Presents AERIAL RESCUE TRAINING  with Justin Donahue and Kainoa Holt Rope & Saddle Rescue Training Aerial Lift Rescue Training CLICK HERE to view and download the Agenda What: IF you plan to take ISA’s Certified Tree Worker Exam on April 14th, aerial rescue certification is a mandatory pre-requisite. You must take this course AND pass …

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