Smart Trees Pacific works throughout Hawaiʻi and the Pacific supporting a variety of urban forestry initiatives.
Kaulunani is the state of Hawaii’s Urban and Community Forestry Program within the Dept of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry and Wildlife. We having been working as a partner of this program since its inception in 1993.
Arbor Day has been celebrated in Hawaii for over 110 years. We work in partnership with organizations and community leaders across the state to organize the annual Arbor Day Hawaii tree giveaways each November. Find an event near you.
We are proud to be a partner on Hawaii’s first Citizen Forester program! This collaborative project trains and educates community members to employ citizen science as a viable approach to gain knowledge and community support for urban forests.
SelecTree is an interactive tree selection guide that allows users to browse urban trees based on their characteristics and site requirements. We are excited to be a partner on the Pacific Islands SelecTree, a regional version of the SelecTree tool!
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.