Welcome to the Aloha Arborist Association

We are an organization of professionals and private citizens that care for, and support, Hawaii’s trees and ecosystem. With members from the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Oahu and Kauai, we represent the interests of those involved in Arboriculture across the entire sate.

Since 1976, AAA has strived to educate the tree care industry and the public in proper tree care and safe work practices.

Aerial Rescue Training, Kauai, September 2019

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 member and keep our community forests strong and healthy. Mahalo for your support!

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Hawaii Tree Jamboree, 2023, Maui

February 17th, 18th, and 19th Location: Maui Wine 14815 Piilani Hwy, Kula, HI 96790 Schedule Friday, February 17th 1:00 pm – Gear Check Saturday, February 18th Preliminary Events All competitors arrive by 7:30am. Walkthrough starts at 8:00am. Boots off the ground at 8:30ish – Throwball – Speed Climb – Aerial Rescue – Work Climb – …

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HILA- Equipment Maintenance: How to keep your gaspowered lawn equipment out of the repair shop.

This is not an AAA event. DATE: June 18th, 2022 TIME: 8:30 am to 11:30 am LOCATION: Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr., Kohala Coast, 96743 Instructor: Tony Savarese Syllabus Outline: This class will demonstrate the most common gas-powered equipment failures and howto avoid them with routine maintenance and proper practices. It …

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An Overview of Hawaii’s Cultivated Trees and How to Identify Them with Matt Ritter, Jenn Yost, and Kevin Eckert (not an AAA event)

Join the speakers for an evening lecture and in-person tour that will discuss methods and new tools toidentify and manage Hawai’i’s cultivated trees. Hawai’i is home to a diversity of trees unlikeanywhere else, and the issues surrounding trees are unique. The most commonnative, ornamental, and weedy trees will be outlined and the speakers will introduce …

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