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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Forestry Workshops

Upcoming Events

10th Annual Nahelehele Dry Forest Symposium



FMI: Kathy Frost, (808) 325-6885, kjfrost@hawaii.rr.com

Past Workshops

Nahelehele Dry Forest Symposium

Puna Ulu Festival

“Growing Koa in Hawai‘i Nei" Symposium 2012


International Sandalwood Symposium 2012

East-West Center, University of Hawaii | Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii | 21-24 October 2012

For more information, download the brochure and visit sandalwoodfoundation.org. The Symposium was sponsored in part by International Sandalwood Foundation, Foundation of the Islands of Harmony, United Plant Savers, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, CSIRO, and Wescorp.

Puna ‘Ulu Festival 2012 -  Celebrating Breadfruit!

March 3, 2012, Puna, Hawaii

The Puna Ulu Festival was held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 9 am – 3 pm at Hooulu Lahui, the site of Kua O Ka La Public Charter School, adjacent to the Ahalanui County Park warm pond in Puna, Hawaii Island. For more information, see http://hawaiihomegrown.net/breadfruit-hooulu-ka-ulu. The Puna Ulu Festival was sponsored by Hooulu Lahui, Kua O Ka La Public Charter School, Hawaii Homegrown Food Network, the Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kamehameha Schools.

Breadfruit Festival—Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu

September 24, 2011 South Kona HI

The Breadfruit Festival—Ho‘oulu ka ‘Ulu took place at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in South Kona on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. The Breadfruit Festival celebrated the rich culture of breadfruit (‘ulu) in Hawai‘i and the Pacific. For more information, see http://hawaiihomegrown.net/breadfruit-hooulu-ka-ulu.

Society of American Foresters National Convention

November 2-6, 2011 Honolulu HI

This year's convention featured technical sessions on forest ecology, forest policy, recreation  and ecotourism, biosecurity (including invasive species), and Pacific forestry, among others. Visit the convention website.

Hawai’i Emerging silvicultural technologies for Acacia koa restoration

On March 3-4, 2010, Hilo, Hawai'i, the USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Workshop held a workshop "Hawai’i Emerging silvicultural technologies for Acacia koa restoration."

Koa pasture scarification, silvopasture, and plantation

On 17 August 2009, UH-CTAHR, and USFS Institute of Pacific Island Forestry, and USDA NRCS hosted a workshop on koa regeneration methods for rangelands. Handouts, slide shows, virtual field day videos, and references from the program are available.

Koa Field Day Koa Field Day at TNC-Hawaii's Kona Hema Preserve

Hawaiian hawk or io at Kona Hema field day

On 5 February 2009, The Nature Conservancy, UH-CTAHR, and USFS Institute of Pacific Island Forestry hosted a workshop on koa. Handouts and references from the program are available.

Pests & diseases of native Hawaiian plants

As part of the 2009 Dryland Forest Symposium (http://www.kohalacenter.org/nahele09.html),
Dr. Scot Nelson and Dr. J.B. Friday presented a workshop on pests and diseases of native Hawaiian plants at the UH CTAHR Cooperative Extension office in Kainaliu, Kona. For more information about the workshop, view Dr. Nelson's website at http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/nelsons/DryForestPestWorkshop.htm.

Trees for improving sustainability, resource conservation, and profitability on farms and ranches

Agroforestry workshops were held in Hawaii and in Guam and Palau in 2006 for agriculture and natural resource professionals and farmers and ranchers to learn more about using agroforestry in the Pacific Islands. Slideshows from the workshops now available at agroforestry.net.

Vegetative Propagation of Agroforestry Trees

A workshop on vegetative propagation of trees by Dr. Roger Leakey offered by Permanent Agriculture Resources.

Field Demonstration of Simultaneous Establishment of a Pili Grass Ground Cover and Native Hawaiian and High-Value Hardwoods

January 2005 field day at the UH CTAHR Poamoho Research Station, Waialua, Oahu.

Forestry Short Course for Hawaii and the Pacific Islands

June 2003. Information from the following modules is available on-line.

Training Workshop on the Production and Application of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Inoculum

Course manual available for sale from CTAHR: Arbuscular Mycorrhizas: Producing and applying arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculum.

Jumping the Fenceline: Escaped Agricultural Plants in Hawaii

Native Plants in Public Places: Hawaii's Unique Biological Heritage