Smart Trees Pacific works throughout Hawaiʻi and the Pacific supporting a variety of urban forestry initiatives.
Educational programs; financial support in the form of cost-share grants; technical training; Arbor Day promotions and public/private partnerships with the goal of improving the health and viability of trees in Hawai‘i communities.
Arbor Day has been celebrated in Hawaii for over 110 years. We are proud to work in partnership with organizations and community leaders to organize the annual statewide Arbor Day each November. Find an event near you.
Kaulunani is proud to have implemented Hawaii’s first Citizen Forester program! Our program trains and educates community members to employ citizen science as a viable approach to gain knowledge and community support for urban forests.
Smart Trees Pacific is piloting a new community tree planting project with the City & County of Honolulu. Trained Volunteer Citizen Foresters from your community are mapping suitable planting sites in the City! Who knows, you may be getting a Hoʻolāʻau tree in your neighborhood!
Improving water quality by filtering runoff at its source, helping remove sediment and other pollutants before they impact sensitive wetlands and other aquatic systems.
Providing government agencies, planners, commercial developers and others with an understanding of the current location and ground coverage of our urban tree canopy.
A user-friendly guide providing urban forestry professionals concrete approaches when preparing for natural disasters that impact the urban forest.
An effective tool for establishing collaboration among persons with tree related responsibilities and Emergency Managers.
Trees in urban areas make life better! Read our strategies and goals for maintaining and perpetuating our urban forest.