Dr. J. B. Friday
CTAHR | University of Hawaiʻi
Cooperative Extension Service
875 Komohana Street
Hilo, HI 96720
Telephone: (808) 969-8254
Fax: (808) 981-5211
Email: jbfriday@hawaii.edu

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Hawaii Forestry: Frequently Asked Questions

What cost-share and government support programs are available?

The CTAHR forestry extension site has a webpage with information about government incentive programs for tree-planting or forest management on private lands.

What is the role of Cooperative Extension in restoring Forests?

See Restoring Native Forests in Hawaii: The Role of Cooperative Extension.

Where can I obtain a copy of Little & Skolmen's publication "Common Forest Trees of Hawaii"?

Links for one-page summaries (.pdf) adobe reader icon of information on 152 common forest trees in Hawaii, both native and introduced, are available at our CTAHR forestry extension site: Common Forest Trees of Hawaii (http://www2.ctahr.hawaii.edu/forestry/trees/little_skolmen.html).

Where can I obtain a copy of "Weeds of Hawaii’s Pastures and Natural Areas; An Identification and Management Guide?"

This publication is available for sale from CTAHR. The book includes a quick visual key to help quickly identify weedy trees, shrubs, vines, herbs and grasses found in Hawaii. Individual fact sheets from the publication are available at CTAHR's website Weed Managment for Agriculture and Conservation (http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/invweed/weedsHi.html).