Trees for Honolulu's Future: Growing Our Urban Forest
MARCH 9, 2018. 8:30am - 4:00pm
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse
Lessons shared from successful urban forestry programs, including Ian Shears, Melbourne Urban Forestry. Tools and strategies from key local perspectives and skill sets shared by: landscape architects, developers, arborists, planners, and policy makers.
More than a conference – the beginning of a movement to reach 35% canopy by 2035.
On March 1st, Mayor Kirk Caldwell kicked off his announcement of the City's commitment to the goal of increasing the urban tree canopy in Honolulu to 35% by 2035 with a tree planting. Click here to see Facebook live video.
Arbor Day Art Exhibit -
"We Love Trees"
A poster contest to showcase the artwork of Hawai‘i's keiki and to underline the importance of O‘ahu's trees. 76 selected works of art are on display in the State Capitol in November and in Honolulu Hale for the month of February 2018. Co-sponsored by Healthy Climate Communities. Click here to see selected art!
PARK(ing) Day 2017
Trees for Honolulu's Future brought shade trees to the pavements of downtown Honolulu during international PARK(ing) Day, an event focusing attention on the need for more urban open space. A parking space on Bishop Street (fronting the Dillingham Transportation Building) was transformed into a mini park for the day.