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HILA President Letter August 2022

Hawaii Island Landscape Association  PO Box 1594 Kailua-Kona HI 96745  Phone: (808) 322-4884   August 24rd, 2022 Aloha HILA Green Industry Members! The Hawaii Island Landscape Association (HILA) would like to invite you as part of the green industry ohana to join us again in this new year by renewing your annual membership and involving yourself …

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2022 Landscape Continuing Education Hands-On Training Program

On June 18th, 2022, at 8:30 am to 11:30 am, at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Mauna Kea Beach Drive, Kohala Coast, Instructor and HILA Board member Tony Savarese, taught 22 landscape technicians, four who were Certified Arborists, do a complete hands-on maintenance service on a chainsaw provided at the class. Some brought their own …

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Equipment Operation and Maintenance

Back in the Saddle Again …. Again HILA re-convenes new Continuing Education classes Last fall, I reported on the attempted deployment of the Hawaii Island Landscape Association’s and University of Hawaii Kona Cooperative Extension’s new continuing education series of face-to-face workshops, despite the disruptions and uncertainty caused by you-know-what. As it turned out, after successfully …

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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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