Angela Liu

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A Celebration of Gregory Severino

On March 4th, 2017, many of us gathered at Kahe Point Beach Park to celebrate Gregory Severino. We will always remember his life with gratitude and joy. Thank you to everyone who came to share the moment, and may we continue to remember Greg by living his Aloha spirit. 

Guest Speaker – May 2017

Tree Topic of the Month Ready, Set, Go! Wildland Fire Action Guidelines A Talk by Pablo Akira Beimler, Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization (Excerpted from AAA’s monthly meeting minutes of May 2017)   May is wildfire preparedness month. Pablo had just spent the day at every school on Oahu’s leeward side educating youth. HWMO is expecting …

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Pest of the Month – March 2017

Light-brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana) * This pest is not currently in Hawai’i. AAA raises awareness of potential pest threats so that arboriculture professionals and residents alike can help our state monitor and identify pest problems when they arise.   Description: Described by University of Florida as “extremely polyphagous”, this insect threatens ecological, agricultural, and …

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AAA Tree Jamboree – Day of Fun for Everyone

  – MAHALO TO OUR SPONSORS –  Your support helped make the Jamboree a success! Aloha Power Equipment Hilton Waikiki Beach Sterling Teufelberger TreeStuff ****** with special thank-you’s from AAA to: Darcy Oishi, Dept of Agriculture Kualoa Ranch Jamboree Volunteers, and All our Participants

Gregory Severino – Saturday, March 4th Celebration

Countdown: AAA’s Hawaii Tree Jamboree 02/25/2017

~~~  HAWAII TREE JAMBOREE  ~~~ Coconut Raking • Crosscut Sawing • Tug o’ War Keiki Climb • Wheelbarrow Races Work Climb, Speed Climb, and Throwball Bring the whole family • Pack your own picnic Advance Registration Deadline — Monday, January 20 Onsite registration is subject to availability  Registration form is available HERE For further information, contact: lake_a_gibby@hotmail.com Volunteers …

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Pest of the Month – November 2016

Pest of the Month                                   Ficus Leaf-Rolling Psyllid (aka FLRP, Trioza brevigenae) Photos: Donald R. Hodel, University of California Cooperative Extension, Los Angeles County   Distribution: Discovery of the pest in six counties in southern California constitutes a new …

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Pest of the Month – October 2016

Pest of the Month Mamaki Rust (Pucciniastrum boehmeriae) Photos: Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Plant Pest Control Branch   Description: Mamaki rust was only recently observed for the first time in Hawaii. Distribution: Widespread in eastern Asia. On the Big Island, Hawaiian Acres, Kurtistown. On Oahu, in the Koolau Mountains. Hosts: First seen on endemic mamaki, aka mamake or waimea …

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Pest of the Month – September 2016

Pest of the Month South American Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorus palmarum) Photos: UC IPM Green Bulletin (Vol.6 No.2 August 2016) Description: This weevil is currently not in Hawaii; please help keep an eye out for it. The adult is ~1 ½ inch long, shiny black, with small hairs on its body and a typical weevil “snout”. The …

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Pest of the Month – August 2016

Pest of the Month — Verticillium Wilt   DESCRIPTION Verticillium wilt is caused by a variety of fungal species of the genus Verticillium, most notably V. dahliae and V. albo-atrum. It is “one of the most widespread and destructive soilborne diseases of plants” (UC IPM). Verticillium infects a plant through the roots and multiplies in the …

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