Welcome to HILA, a non-profit organization that serves the landscape community on the Big Island by offering:

LICT Program will continue with classes and field tests as usual in 2019

NALP (National Association of Landscape Professionals) has announced that the LICT-Exterior Test will end as of December 30, 2019 and be replaced by a written-only exam.  More information will be posted soon about these changes. Be advised that LICH will be developing a Hawaii based certification with written and hands-on components and will keep you posted on these changes as they develop. 

Mark your Calendars

2019 LICT Test Dates:
June 13, 2019 / Written Test
June 15,  2019 / Field Test
2019 Test Registration Form: click here

Landscape Maintenance Training (LMT) Class Schedules will be announced soon…stay tuned!

Join us in our quest to beautify our island home by promoting best management practices for both professional and amateur landscapers.


Heather Sarsona, LICT at the Tree Planting Problem, 2018 LICT Field test