Arbor Day Hawai‘i Supporting Partners
Smart Trees Pacific is a non-profit urban forestry organization dedicated to raising awareness about the many benefits of trees by providing technical and material resources to best use urban trees as a dynamic resource that will enhance and manage sustainable communities.
University of Hawai’i Urban Garden Center is a facility owned by the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. UGC research and educational programs support tropical agricultural systems that foster viable communities, a diverse economy, and a healthy environment.
University of Hawai’i Master Gardener Program is an educational outreach program administered by the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service. Master Gardeners expand and facilitate horticultural educational outreach efforts of the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service to the general public and community groups and promote environmentally sustainable practices throughout Hawaii.
Aloha Arborist Association is an organization of tree care professionals and private citizens concerned for trees and their environment. Since 1976, AAA has strived to educate the tree care industry and the public about proper tree care.
Waimea Valley Botanical Garden carefully monitors and restores native ecosystems within the ahupua’a of Waimea Valley, demonstrating how cultural uses and gathering can encourage stewardship from within the local community.
Turner & De Vries is a web design, photography, and print design agency that contributes to Arbor Day Hawai’i website operations.
The Purple Room is a collective of DJs, dancers, artists, engineers, and performers working together to create sustainable events and spread awareness of alternative energies and eco-friendly lifestyles. The Purple Room is a proud partner of the Arbor Day Honolulu Festival through their donation of a solar powered sound system! To learn more about them, visit their website at https://www.purpleroomhi.com/
Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program focuses on improving the health and viability of trees in Hawai‘i communities through educational programs; financial support in the form of cost-share grants; technical training; Arbor Day promotions and public/private partnerships.
Kaulunani is funded by the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Funding institution is an equal opportunity employer.
City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for the city parks all across the island of Oʻahu and dedicated to keeping our island green, our residents and visitors happy and our facilities operating.
For Hawaiian Electric, investing in natural solutions to mitigate climate change is a fundamental part of our efforts to protect the environment while enhancing the safety and quality of life for all Hawai`i residents. Our renewable future includes being responsible stewards of our natural resources, working closely with our communities to protect our ʻāina, and leading the way in sustainability. “Plant seeds of hope with trees.”
To Hawaii Gas, there’s nothing like the comforts of home at the end of a long day, whether it’s the aroma of a home-cooked meal, a refreshing hot shower or the ambiance of outdoor torch lighting. For many Hawai‘i families, these amenities are powered by Hawaii Gas’ clean-burning gas energy, an efficient and reliable energy option that can be especially cost-effective for growing or multigenerational households. Gas energy makes Hawai‘i a great place to live, work and play. Restaurants, hotels and other businesses turn to Hawaii Gas for outstanding, reliable, expert service. Hawaii Gas is Hawaii’s only gas utility and a member of our community for more than 100 years, serving thousands of customers with its synthetic natural gas plant and 1,000 miles of pipeline on O‘ahu as well as with propane deliveries statewide. To learn more, call 535-5933 or visit hawaiigas.com.
Whether you would like to volunteer, sponsor, host a booth, showcase your product at an Arbor Day event, there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, volunteer, vendor, or educational partner, please send organizers an email here.
Funding for the Arbor Day programs across the state and the website is provided in part by the Kaulunani Urban and Community Program of the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife, and the State and Private Forestry branch of the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Region 5. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, these institutions are prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or disability.
Smart Trees Pacific
If you have a question about sponsorship, volunteering or hosting a booth at an Arbor Day event, please contact Smart Trees Pacific:
Kate Wiechmann, Smart Trees Pacific | Project Coordinator