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Arbor Day tree giveaway in Hilo Saturday (Nov 5)

Hawai‘i Electric Light announces the Arbor Day Tree Giveaway will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, at its office at 1200 Kilauea Avenue in Hilo from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or while supplies last. The annual event is a partnership with Kua ‘O Ka La Public Charter School, Ho‘oulu Lahui, Kaulunani Urban and Community […]

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Governor announces forest protection funding

MEDIA RELEASE In acknowledgement of Friday, Nov. 2 as Arbor Day in Hawaii, Gov. Neil Abercrombie said, “I want everyone to remember that trees and forests are what make life possible here in Hawaii, because they collect Hawaii’s water supply. Saving Hawaii’s forests means ensuring our water supply for future generations.” More than half of […]

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Big Island Arbor Day sales (Nov. 2)

MEDIA RELEASE Celebrate Arbor Day in Hawaii and “go green” by purchasing and planting a native plant from the Arbor Day plant sale Friday, Nov. 2 at Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) nurseries on the Big Island. Planting a native plant celebrates the forests that are fundamental to […]

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Students help out at HELCO Arbor Day giveaway

Students help out at HELCO Arbor Day giveaway

MEDIA RELEASE In partnership with Kua O Ka La Public Charter School, Hooulu Lahui, and Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program, Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) gave away 400 native trees Nov. 6 at the 9th annual Arbor Day tree giveaway. To protect our island environment, a variety of organizations across the state routinely organize […]

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Greenwell Garden hosts Arbor Day event (Nov. 6)

Greenwell Garden hosts Arbor Day event (Nov. 6)

MEDIA RELEASE Arbor Day celebrations are 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 6 at Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden. The celebration includes free trees, demonstrations and a “how to” plant walk, a Hawaiian canoe and a tree planting by a representative of the mayor’s office. These activities showcase traditional uses of native plants and woods from native […]

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DLNR celebrates Arbor Day (Nov. 5)

DLNR celebrates Arbor Day (Nov. 5)

MEDIA RELEASE Celebrate Arbor Day and “go green” by purchasing and planting a native plant from the Arbor Day plant sale Friday, Nov. 5 at Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry and Wildlife nurseries on the Big Island. Plant sales will include native and non-native plants raised at DOFAW nurseries that are […]

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