Documents, Presentations and Posters

Brochures & Flyers
Campus Arboretum trifold (PDF)
Work Documents
UHM Landscape Master Plan (PDF) & 2016 update
UHM Campus Arboretum Plan (PDF)
UHM Tree Care Plan (PDF)
UHM Campus Heritage Report (PDF)
UHM Open Areas Use Requirements (.DOC)
UHM Adopt-A-Landscape guidelines (PDF)
UHM Sustainability Charter (PDF) and Proceedings (PDF)
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Tree Risk Assessment (PDF Form, PDF Guidelines)
UHM Museum Consortium · UHM Botanical Gardens brochure (PDF)
UHM Contruction Staging Maps: 2014 (draft), 2015-2016 (Year 1),
2016-2017 (Year 2), 2017-2018 (Year 3); and Workgroup Minutes.
BGM Reports
BGM Employee Satisfaction Survey Results
UH Recycles Report
UH Recycles: Recycle vs. Trash (PDF)
i-Tree Ecosystem Analysis: UHM Main Campus, Phase I (PDF)

John Cusick (2013)
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Sustainability Courtyard as a Center for Campus Engagement.

In Cases on Higher Education Spaces: Innovation, Collaboration, and Technology.
(RG Carpenter, ed.) Hersey, PA: IGI Global. pp. 107-120

Conference Presentations

Roxanne Adams and Nate Ortiz
Integrating Education, Maintenance and Environmental Awareness through Campus Landscape Mapping

Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference, University of Maryland, March 2-4, 2014;
Hawai‘i Sustainability in Higher Education Summit, February 27, 2014;
Hawai‘i DLNR, May, 2014

David Strauch and Roxanne Adams
Working in the Garden: Managing a postcolonial landscape in the academic background

Leaders in Conservation: Botanic Gardens and Biodiversity in the 21st Century, Montréal, Canada, October 23-25, 2014. Panel on Conservation Issues – From Seeds to Urban Corridors

Conference Posters

Kent Kobayashi, Andrew Kaufman & Allison Ohama
A Website of Horticulturally Important Plants on the University of Hawaii Campus

International Conference of the American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS), New Orleans, Louisiana, 27-30 July 2006

[abstract only]

Richard Criley, Andrew Kaufman, & Roxanne Adams
The University of Hawaii as an Arboretum

American Public Gardens Association (APGA)
Annual Meeting, Pasadena, California, June 2008


Austin Stankus, Nathan Ortiz & Roxanne Adams

Hawai‘i Sustainability in Higher Education Summit, February 2013

David Strauch, Cynthia Engle & Matthew Kānekoa
The Campus Plant Digital Library Project

Hawai‘i Library Association (HLA) Fall conference, Kahala Mandarin Hotel, December 5, 2014

David Strauch, Kelly Kunikane & Roxanne Adams
Seeing the Campus for the Trees:
New Work on the UH Mānoa Campus Landscape Inventory and Mapping Project

Hawai‘i Sustainability in Higher Education Summit
February 27, 2015

Class Presentations & Reports

David Strauch, Cynthia Engle & Matthew Kānekoa
The Campus Plant Digital Library Project

Systems Analysis for Information Management: Focus on Creating Digital Libraries (LIS 647/ICS 691)
December 20, 2014


Katie Franklin
Towards a Greener Campus:
Developing planting guidelines for a more sustainable landscape at UH Manoa

NREM 696 Capstone presentation & report
May 8, 2015

Older UH Mānoa Plant Inventories and Maps

Anonymous, 1917
Report to the Arboretum Club

Herbarium map

Joseph F. Rock, c. 1920
List of Plants donated to the University of Hawaii [& plants & seeds planted]

Herbarium map

Earl Hiromoto, 1945
Campus Map & Floral Guide

Map and Text
from Guide to the University of Hawai‘i


Vladimir J. Krajina, Joseph F. Rock & Harold St.John, 1962
Campus trees and plants

Map and Index


Frances Jackson et al., 1975
[Papers of the Ad Hoc Committee on Preservation of Campus Plantings]


Gerry Carr, 1996
UHM campus plant trail

online version


Michael Thomas, 2009 & ff.
UH Mānoa Campus Plant Collection

interactive map

Herbarium map

Beverly Creamer
UH sprucing up rundown image

Honolulu Advertiser
February 9, 2003

Website speaks for the trees

UH News Media Production
April 22, 2013


Jeana Cadby
Tech-wise to plant-wise

KaLeo, September 25, 2013


Christy Martin & Orville Baldos
First student poster competition:
Two tie for top prize in LICH’s inaugural student contest

Landscape Hawai‘i
November/December 2013


Shiwani Johnson
Arbor Day celebration held at UH Mānoa

KaLeo, December 3, 2014

Campus Wild

Kristy Jones, Courtney Cochran, David J. Eagan, & Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
University of Hawaii at Manoa

The Campus Wild: How College and University Green Landscapes Provide Havens for Wildlife and “Lands-on” Experiences for Students (A National Wildlife Federation Report):17

UH Mānoa campus an accredited arboretum
UH News Media Production, March 7, 2016;
KHON, March 7, 2016;
Hawai‘i News Now, March 7, 2016

Campus Wild

Catherine Cruz
UH Manoa designated as accredited arboretum

KITV, March 7, 2016


Gary Kubota
Manoa campus accredited as an arboretum

Honolulu Star-Advertiser, March 7, 2016 [UH access]


Gary Kubota
Online map shows UH-Manoa’s trees

Honolulu Star-Advertiser, March 7, 2016 [UH access]

Dillon Ancheta
UH becomes accredited home for trees

KaLeo, April 8, 2016

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