How to Plant a Tree So It Lives a Hundred Years

The following article was co-authored by myself and Arlene Taus Salomon, a Certified Arborist on Maui, in honor of the 100th anniversary of Arbor Day in Hawaii.  See a short bio for Arlene below.  It was first published in the November 9, 2005, edition of Ka Nupepa. ...

Shoreline erosion exposes roots

Shoreline erosion has become an increasing problem for Hawaii.  Nearly 25% (17 miles) of Oahu’s beaches were lost during the 20th century.  Even greater losses have been reported on Maui.  While it would be nice to blame something sinister and faceless like climate...

Pro Bowl Planting 2012

Pro Bowl planting              The NFL teamed with Friends of Hawaii’s Urban Forest and numerous community partners for a Pro Bowl greening project onJanuary 25, 2012, at the Waianae Boys & Girls Club.  The work included irrigation, landscaping, the installation...

Welcome to my new blog

Welcome to my new blog – new as of January 26, 2012.  I will be posting various articles that I have written over the past several years along with new ones as they come up.  Some articles are written for the tree care industry and others are for consumers.  I...