Albizia Workshop

Aloha Neighbors!

Happy New Year Everyone! We’d like to invite you to our Free HPP Albizia Workshop 1/21 Saturday at 9-10:30am in the Activity Center Pavilion. 
The HPP Activity Center Pavilion is located at 15-1570 Makuu Dr. between 17th and 16th Ave.
Dustin Swan, expert from UH-Big Island Invasive Species Committee, will teach the Free class and answer your questions.
The topics covered are the history, biology, control techniques, demonstration, laws, process to contact neighbors with Hazardous Albizias, and effective products to use.
We can also cover other invasive plants, treatments, and products that work.
Just take a photo and bring a leaf.
We can provide small amounts of Milestone at the class on Saturday.
3.5oz. for $11 or 7 oz for $22. 
*** Please let me know before the class if you need a bottle.
Websites on Invasive Plants and Insects:    Office#  808-933-3340  Office# 808-974-4140
USDA Rural Development Loans & Grant Programs for Homeowners:
Apply for Assistance to pay for the removal of Hazardous Albizia Trees.
These programs are set up to help homeowners with low incomes and seniors over 62 years old.
6 Attachments: 
1. Identifying Albizia – with photos
2. Steps to Notify Owner of Hazardous Albizia Trees
3. Hawaii Albizia Law-SB464-SD2
4. Template Letter to Owner of Hazardous Albizia Trees
5. Milestone Application Technique
6. List of Certified Arborist
Please share information and invite your friends and neighbors to this Free class.
2/18 Saturday at 9am-11am will be a Tropical Gardening Class.
We look forward to seeing you Saturday!
Sincere Appreciation for helping make Puna a safer place to live,
Judi Houle
HPP Community Outreach Coordinator