Carol Kwan

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3rd Annual Hawaii Tree Jamboree, In Memory of Greg Severino

    Join us in celebrating the life of Greg Severino, and his contributions to the Arboriculture Industry! In collaboration with Tree Works Inc. , the Hawaii Tree Jamboree will be held on February 16th and 17th, 2019, on the Big Island of Hawaii, at World Botanical Adventures Events Include:     Work Climb,  Belayed Speed Climb,  …

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How to detect the Little Fire Ant

Check out this video produced by DLNR about how to detect the Little Fire Ant. Click here to see video

Park Tree Vandalism

The City and County of Honolulu recently removed a monkeypod tree from Kipapa Park in Mililani. It had died due to vandalism. This is just one of many trees that have been vandalized recently. For TV coverage about the vandalism, click here. For more news about the vandalism, click here.

Jamilee Kempton finishes in top 10 at ITCC

Congratulations to Jamilee Kempton on her fine performance at the Internation Tree Climbing Championship.  She finished 10th out of 20 competitors.  Not bad for her first year competing!  For detailed results, click here.

Landscapers’ Conference to be held on Kauai

The University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and Kauai Community College’s Office of Continuing Education and Training (KCC OCET) will be holding a Landscapers’ Conference on August 6, 2013, at Kauai Community College.  Participants can earn Pesticide Applicator CETs and LICT and Arborist CEUs.  For more information and for the …

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Jamilee Kempton wins the Women’s Division, WC TCC 2013

Jamilee Kempton, secretary of Aloha Arborist Association, won the Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (WCISA) Tree Climbing Championship  Women’s Division which was held in Los Angeles, California the weekend of June 15-16, 2013. This was her first year competing. Jamilee will be representing WCISA at the International Tree Climbing Championship in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, …

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HLICA to hold LICT (CLT) training on Oahu beginning June 2013

The Hawaii Landscape & Irrigation Contractors Association (HLICA) will be holding Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT) [previously known as CLT] training classes at the Urban Garden Center in Pearl City beginning in June 2013.  For more information and for the registration form, click here.

KLIC plans Certified Tree Worker exam prep classes

Kauai Landscape Industry Council (KLIC), in cooperation with the Garden Island Resource Conservation & Development, Inc. and Kauai Community College, will be offering a series of classes in August 2013 designed to help students prepare for and pass their Certified Tree Worker exam.  For more information, click here for the flyer

What Kills Tree Care DIY-ers?

A summary of 2012 fatal accidents to homeowners performing tree care. The Tree Care Industry Association reviewed 47 tree care accidents involving civilians reported in the media in 2012. Of these, 25 were fatal. The average age of the “tree care do-it-yourselfer (DIY-er)” victim was 58. In the fatal accidents, the average age was even …

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2013 LICH trade show booth & sponsorship info and registration packet

The 2013 LICH Conference and Trade Show has been scheduled for October 10th at the Neal Blaisdell Center.  If you are interested in sponsoring the Conference or in having a booth at the trade show, you can download the 2013 LICH Conference and Trade Show Booth and Sponsorship information and registration packet for more information.  …

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