Arboriculture series coming to Hilo

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Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo hosts a series of classes on how to care for urban and residential trees. Sessions will be held on August 22 & 29, September 6, 12, 19 & 26, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. in UH Hilo’s UCB Room 104 and conclude with a field demonstration on Saturday, October 1. Tuition is $150.

Arboriculture Awareness: Best Practices to Care for Trees will be taught by Brendon Few, a certified arborist who has practiced arboriculture for the past seven years and owns a tree maintenance company on Hawai’i Island. The course is designed to provide homeowners and tree care professionals with in-depth knowledge on following proper care and safety measures when working in and around trees. Few will also provide instruction on risk management, safe practices, communicating with tree care professionals, understanding arboriculture and tree biology.

For more information or to register, contact CCECS at 932-7830 or

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