The Landscape Industry Council of Hawai’i is proud to share its statewide magazine and landscape industry guidelines and standards. These guidelines are the result of being highly inclusive, collaborative and transparent. Since 2008, LICH has been focused on producing tropical landscape sustainability guidelines.


Landscape Hawaii Magazine

Landscape Hawaii Magazine


NEW Native Plant Poster

LICH Native Plant Poster – Front Side

LICH Native Plant Poster – Back Side

High Resolution Poster – both sides (22 MB)

Click here to buy the poster for $7.50 + shipping costs.

Click here for details and an application for schools, public libraries and retail plant stores to request a printed poster.


Invasive Plant List

Invasive Plant List (2009)


Irrigation Guidelines

Irrigation Conservation Best Management Practices (2012)
LICH Irrigation Water Position Statement (2011)


County of Honolulu Landscape Maintenance BMPs

Landscape Maintenance brochure (English)

Landscape Maintenance brochure (Tongan)

Landscape Maintenance brochure (Tagalog)

Landscape Maintenance brochure (Samoan)

Landscape Maintenance brochure (Ilocano)


Plant Spacing Guidelines (2012)

PLANET Training Manuals (LICT)

Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) offers three excellent training manuals to help prepare for the LICT Exterior Certification exams: one each for Installation, Maintenance, and Irrigation. PLANET Training Manuals are available from your Island LICH Association (HLICA, HILA, KLIC or MALP) at a cost of $75. To order manuals, fill out the Training Manual Order Form on the Training Page, click here.