Downloadable documents, brochures and documents to use as a resource to better navigate the urban forestry world in Hawaii and the Pacific.
Kaulunani – State of Hawaii’s Forest Action Plan
The Kaulunani Council worked as part of the Hawaii Forestry team to analyze forest-related conditions, trends, threats, and opportunities within the State, to assure that federal, state, private and community resources focus on important issues. The urban forestry section can be found here.
Smart Trees Pacific – Benefits of Trees Brochure
Benefits of Trees Trees in our communities provide more benefits than most people ever consider. Many of these may seem intangible, however with current technology it is possible to quantify the benefits in terms of financial impact.
Smart Trees Pacific – Tree Canopy Goals Brochure
We develop, support and execute programs that support the missions of our partners and benefit the greater community. We seek solutions to establish a diverse and healthy urban tree canopy that makes it possible for communities to thrive.
Kaulunani – Kaulunani Program Accomplishments
Document highlighting 20 years of Accomplishments of the Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program. We hope that you enjoy reading selected reviews about Kaulunani’s accomplishments and the profound success of our partners and projects. We continue to seek out partners and look for funding to achieve our goals that ultimately improve Hawaii’s urban and community forests.
Smart Trees Pacific – Urban Forestry Incident Command Engagement Model Booklet
The UFICEM has been created through a collaborative effort with many individuals and organizations involved with Urban Forestry, Emergency Management and other disciplines in the public, private, and nonpro t sectors. Learn more about the history of how this model has evolved and who has provided insight and support.
Smart Trees Pacific – Urban Forestry Emergency Operations Planning Guide for Storm Response Online Publication
This user-friendly guide provides urban forestry professionals Section 2 describes the process used to develop the guide concrete approaches when preparing for natural disasters that impact the urban forest.
Smart Trees Pacific – Honolulu’s Urban Tree Canopy Report
This project applied the USDA Forest Service’s Tree Canopy Assessment protocols to Honolulu, HI. A tree canopy assessment provides an es mate of the amount of tree canopy currently present as well as the amount of tree canopy that could theoretically be established. The tree canopy products can be used by a broad range of stakeholders to help communities plan a greener future.
Honolulu Division of Urban Forestry – Tree Related Inquires Contact List
Guidelines for inquiries relating to trees. City street trees are the property of the City & County of Honolulu. Destroying them is against the law and DPR will pursue criminal charges, if warranted.
Maui County – Maui County Planting Plan
This PDF document is a great resource to help you pick the perfect tree for your climate, location, and maintenance capability. This document has been researched, written and coordinated for the Maui County Arborist Committee.
Hawaiian Electric provides a great downloadable resource listing out easy-to-follow guidelines on how to pick the right location for your new tree.