Trees" by reason of age, rarity, location, size, aesthetic quality, endemic
status or historical and cultural significance may be designated by the County
Arborist Committee as worthy of preservation.
Trees Ordinance Act 105 was enacted by the Hawaii State Legislature in 1975. This
Act requires the counties, who possess primary control over land development,
to safeguard the exceptional trees from injury or destruction. The listing process
includes submission of a nomination form and presentation to the Mayor's Arborist