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“Growing Koa in Hawai‘i Nei” Symposium 2012

Growing Working Forests for Hawaii’s Future

Growing Working Forests for Hawaii’s Future was the title and theme of the Hawaii Forest Industry Association symposium on June 6, 7 & 8, 2001. The symposium was held at the Kaua’i Coconut Beach Resort in Kapa’a, HI.

The topics included:

  • Site Selection & Preparation
  • Species Selection
  • Tree Seed Quality
  • Economic Analysis
  • Fertilization
  • Tree Protection
  • Markets
  • Regulations
  • Government Incentive Programs
  • Updates on property tax, certification, research

The symposium proceedings may be ordered by non-registrants by printing out the registration form and filling out the proceedings order section. The form and $8 to cover shipping and handling (checks can be made out to HFIA) should be mailed to HFIA according to the instructions on the form.

PDF files of the symposium agenda and the registration form are available through the UH CTAHR symposium site at

For more information on the symposium, please read the HFIA press release.

The symposium was sponsored in part by:

  • Garden Island Resource Conservation & Development, Inc.
  • Hawaii Agriculture Research Center
  • Hawaii Forestry and Communities Initiative
  • Kaua’i County Office of Economic Development
  • State Department of Land & Natural Resources,
    Kauai Division of Forestry and Wildlife
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry,
    USDA Forest Service
  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources,
    University of Hawai’i at Manoa
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