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!

 

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 Care Near Manu-o-Kū – Tree Companies Meet with Wildlife Experts

Additional meetings scheduled: Thursday May 16, 4pm UH Manoa, SOEST Courtyard, 1680 East-West Road Visitor Parking behind the Kennedy Theater Saturday May 18, 9am Iolani Palace, Coronation Bandstand Street Parking   Experts from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Hui Manu-o-Kū, and DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife met yesterday with a group of tree companies and …

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New Detections – New longhorned beetle, naio thrips

Invasive Cerambycid beetle found in Puna, Big Island  Naio thrips found in Kalihi, Moanalua, Pearl City, downtown Honolulu, Waikīkī    Click below to download pest information: Acalolepta aesthetica (Cerambycid longhorned beetle) New Pest Advisory Acalolepta aesthetica – Quick Pest Fact Sheet OISC flyer – Myoporum Thrips Detected on Oahu Klambothrips myopori Pest Advisory, June 2009   …

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3rd Annual Hawaii Tree Jamboree, In Memory of Gregory K. Severino

COMPETITION RESULTS! Final Results HI Jamboree 2019 hitcc 2019 standings Event Schedule Friday 2/15/2019 – Set up / Gear check 6:30a to 4:00p – Event set up and Judges meeting (closed to climbers) 10:00a – Gear Inspection (click to view inspection list) Saturday 2/16/2019 – Preliminary Events 6:30a – Set up and judges meeting 7:30a – …

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AAA Awarded Kaulunani Funding for Tree Care Guidelines Project

Aloha Arborist Association is happy to announce our successful application for funding of a new project, “Tree Care Guidelines & BMPs for Manu-o-Kū Nesting Sites.” We will be working with the City and County of Honolulu Division of Urban Forestry, DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hui Manu-o-Kū, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and others …

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