Green Industry Conference & Tradeshow

October 10, 2013 at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, O’ahu

The conference and tradeshow was packed with a record attendance and 5 concurrent breakout presentations focusing on native plants, student research posters, free tradeshow, free evening social, day after native landscape bus tour, the first LICH Sustainability Awards, complimentary native plant poster and plenty of CEUs for maintaining your certifications.

Click here for the Conference Guide.

Michael O'Hara Photography
Michael O’Hara Photography

Incredible Native Plant Conference

includes everything you need to know about native plants from how to legally collect, propagate, grow, maintain to designing with the native ecology in mind. Hawaii’s top native plant experts will be presenting including Nellie Sugii, Tim Kroessig, Liz Huppman, Matt Keir, Rick Barboza, Steve Montgomery, Leland Miyano, Richard Quinn, Kerin Lilleeng-Rosenberger, Wili Garnett, Cliff Morden, Ethan Romanchak, Michael De Motta, Heidi Bornhorst, and Paul Weissich. The conference will feature student research posters on landscape research.

Native Garden Bus Tour

on October 11th (the day after the conference) will visit native gardens.  Spend a day with colleagues studying native landscapes.

Property Management Seminars

on how to evaluate landscape maintenance contractors and successfully renovate an original 1970 landscape.

Earn Continuing Education Units

for PLANET Landscape Industry Certified Technicians (5 CEU), HDOA Pest Applicators, ISA Certified Arborists, and Golf Course Superintendents.

Free Trade Show

bigger than ever with the latest machines, tools, products and services to improve your landscape company. Reserve your booth soon to ensure a great location, contact Randy Liu at (808) 282-5328

Free Evening Social

after the conference. Come out and enjoy free food and wine in a relaxing star filled evening with your colleagues from around the state and talk story while listening to some amazing local musicians in an incredible venue.


Register using our registration form or register online.

Presenter Information

Click here for our speaker abstract form.

Tradeshow Booths & Promotional Opportunities

The LICH conference is the only statewide landscape conference and the perfect place to reach Hawaii’s landscape management and professionals. For tradeshow booth reservations and sponsor opportunities download the 2013_LICH_booth_sponsor or contact Randy Liu at (808) 282-5328. Contact Randy by email by clicking here.

Student Research Posters

The Landscape Industry Council of Hawai‘i (LICH) is soliciting abstracts for a Student Poster Session at its annual conference and tradeshow on October 10, 2013. Undergraduate and graduate students at any Hawaiʻi college or university are invited to submit and present research-in-progress or research recently completed that has relevant applications to landscaping.  Click here for additional information.