Billy V displays the types of plants that will be given away on Saturday
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Arbor Day in Hawaii takes place in November, the start of the rainy season, making it an ideal time to plant a tree, environmental organizations say.
On Saturday, several organizations – including the Hawaiian Electric Company, Kaulunani Urban and Community Forestry Program, University of Hawaii urban garden center, Wahiawa Botanical Garden and Waimea Valley – are teaming up to give away a total of 3,000 native plants, fruit and spice trees, palms, exotic trees and flowering shrubs.
The giveaway will take place at the following locations:
Waianae: Hawaiian Electric Kahe Power Plant – 7 a.m.
Pearl City: Urban Garden Center – 7 a.m.
Honolulu: McKinley High/Community School for Adults – 7 a.m.
Kailua: Hawaiian Electric Koolau Base Yard – 7 a.m.