Member Organizations

Formed in June 1986, the Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii is a state wide alliance representing Hawaii’s diverse landscape trade associations: Aloha Arborist Association (AAA), Hawaii Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects (Hawaii Chapter ASLA), Hawaii Island Landscape Association (HILA), Hawaii Landscape and Irrigation Contractors Association (HLICA), Kauai Landscape Industry Council (KLIC), Maui Association of Landscape Professionals (MALP), Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers (HTFG)

Aloha Arborist Association

The Aloha Arborist Association, (AAA), is an organization of tree professionals as well as private citizens concerned for trees and their environment. We are a state-wide organization with members from The Big Island of Hawaii, Maui, Oahu and Kauai. Since 1976, AAA has not only helped Hawaii’s Tree Care Professionals stay current with the latest in arboricultural practices, they have assisted other organizations in raising the awareness of proper pruning and planting techniques.
For more information about AAA and joining their association, please feel free to visit their website at

Hawai‘i Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association representing the landscape architecture profession.
Beginning with 11 original members, ASLA has grown to more than 18,000 members and 48 chapters, representing all 50 states, U.S. territories, and 42 countries around the world. ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship. The Society’s mission is to lead, to educate, and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments. For more information about HASLA and joining their association, please feel free to visit their website at

Hawaii Island Landscape Association

Welcome to HILA, a non-profit organization that serves the landscape community on the Big Island by offering: education and training classes, certification for professional landscapers, an annual Trade Show and Conference, scholarships for aspiring professionals and quarterly membership meetings. Join us in our quest to beautify our island home by promoting best management practices for both professional and amateur landscapers.
For more information about HILA and joining their association, please feel free to visit their website at

Hawaii Landscape and Irrigation Contractors Association

Founded in 1970, the Hawaii Landscape and Irrigation Contractors Association (HLICA) is dedicated to a greener Hawaii. Our goal is to create a more beautiful Hawaii. HLICA membership is comprised of both members and associate members. HLICA is an organization that brings the landscape industry together to find solutions to problems shared by those in the business of landscaping and to promote communication and awareness of new techniques and ideas. Members of HLICA have been involved in a variety of worthwhile projects throughout the state such as the Ronald McDonald House of Honolulu, the Pearl Harbor Memorial Fountain and other projects that concern the green industry and its future. Members have also served as expert consultants for the enforcement of landscape and irrigation construction standards in the State of Hawaii. HLICA members were responsible, in conjunction with the Hawaii Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, for updating the Hawaii Construction Standards and Specifications for Landscape Planting and Irrigation.
For more information about HLICA or to become a member or associate member, please contact us at (808) 734-5963 or write to P.O. Box 10026, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816.

Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers

Mission: We are dedicated to the Hawaii-grown tropical fruit community through promotion, research, education and collaboration.
Vision: Expanding and perpetuating the diversity, production and legacy of Hawaii grown tropical fruit to its full potential.
Purpose: Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers (HTFG) is a nonprofit organization, incorporated in 1989, with the primary purpose of promoting the interests of any and all aspects of tropical fruit in the State of Hawaii.
Focus: HTFG is dedicated to tropical fruit research, education, marketing and promotion.

Kauai Landscape Industry Council

KLIC’s mission is to promote and support research and education towards the improvement of landscape and nursery practices, share information relevant to the landscape community and the public, assist governmental agencies in developing policies related to landscaping, the beautification of the Island of Kauai, and the promotion of economic development and stimulate public interest in landscape gardening, tree planting, and horticultural practices, towards the beautification of public and private places, for the benefit of Kauai’s environment, communities, and visitors. KLIC sponsors seminars and field trips for the betterment of Kauai’s landscape industry. KLIC has also been an active member of the Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii (LICH) since its inception.
For more information about KLIC and joining their association, contact:

The Maui Association of Landscape Professionals 

The mission of the Maui Association of Landscape Professionals (MALP) is to exemplify leadership by offering education to its membership, the industry, and the community. The goal of MALP is to improve the standards and promote the growth of the Landscape Industry on Maui.
For more information on MALP, visit their website at