Carol Kwan

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Jan 15

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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Jun 28

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

Aug 27

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.

Aug 10

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.

Jul 17

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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Jun 19

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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Jun 07

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.

May 24

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

Apr 25

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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Apr 21

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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