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. Join now to become a 2018 Member and keep our community forests strong and healthy. Mahalo for your support, and Happy Holidays!

 

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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Tree Climbing Workshop 6.5 CEUs to be held in Hilo 2/9/2018

Join Aloha Arborist Association for our Tree Climbing Workshop featuring former ISA World Tree Climbing Champions Mark Chisholm & Dan Kraus on Friday, February 9, 2018 in Hilo, Hawaii 6.5 CEUs The workshop will cover: Climbing & Climbing Equipment Integration of Single and Double Rope Techniques, and Aerial Rescue Techniques Please click here for our …

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Registration Open for Hawai’i Tree Jamboree – Maui

Maui Green and Beautiful and Aloha Arborist Association invite you to REGISTER NOW 2nd Annual Greg Severino HAWAII TREE JAMBOREE Climbing and other events • Fun for the Whole Family Saturday Feb. 03, 2018 MAUI HIGH SCHOOL KAHULUI, MAUI Advance registration due by Saturday January 20th – don’t wait, register now! CLICK HERE for details …

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Pest of the Month – November 2017

CANKERS Excerpted in part from Hawai‘i Landscape Plant Pest Guide: Plant Diseases, by Dr. Scot Nelson, University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (UH-CTAHR) PD-105, January 2015, available at: https://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/PD-105.pdf Photos: Dr. Scot Nelson Description: Cankers are sunken areas of dead tissue or splits in the bark or epidermis of branches, stems, …

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Pest of the Month – October 2017

SNAILS and SLUGS Photos: Angela Liu  Arborists are concerned about land mollusks – snails, slugs, and semi-slugs – because ornamental woody plants provide hiding places for these pests. Tree seedlings, young leaves and tree fruit also provide forage for these gastropods. Exotic snail species are introduced when plant materials (landscaping supplies, Christmas trees, etc.) are …

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