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Hands-On Class / Irrigation: Hydraulics and Design with Lynnett Tohara

At the height of the Hawaii County COVID-19 regulations requiring only 10 people meeting at a time, the Hands-On Irrigation class went from 21 landscapers signed up to just 9 students and Lynnett as the teacher making 10 people present for three hours of excellent teaching. Social distancing, masks worn, hand outs waiting on tables, …

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Find a Landscape Certified Professional

This is a list of Companies that have Landscape Industry Certified Employees or Managers that have kept their certification current with the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). If you are not on the list, be sure to get your certification current or take the LICT-Exterior or LIC-Manager Test this year! If you are on …

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Landscape Industry Guidance for Business Operations During COVID-19

The landscape industry, including lawn care, landscape maintenance, design/build, tree care, and irrigation and water management, takes employee and client safety and health very seriously, employing regular safety training and enforcing strong safety standards on the job, following Federal guidelines. Landscape Industry firms use regularly scheduled employee training and adherence to Federal, state, and local …

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Kohanaiki Garden – Long-held Dream Has Become a Reality By Diana Duff

Gary Eoff had a dream of creating an Hawaiian cultural center that included an educational garden of native Hawaiian plants as well as information about Polynesian navigational tools and a gathering place for the community. Along with Angel Pilago, the Kohanaiki ‘Ohana, and the Kohanaiki community, he started working on manifesting this vision in the …

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7 New LICTs / Kona 2019 Test

Certification Corner The Kona Landscape Industry Certification Technician Test was held on June 13th (written) and June 15th (hands-on). This year marks the very last hands-on test to be given on the Big Island.  Seven landscapers achieved their certification in Kona. Michael J. DiMarco, LICT         Hawaii Lawn & Landscape                  Ornamental Maintenance Cary Freeman, LICT                    Hi …

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