The Malama i ka Aina award is presented annually to a landscaper, plant provider (retail and wholesale nurseries and garden shops), or commercial/agricultural property for efforts to keep invasive species out of Maui County. Individuals and businesses are eligible.
The award is co-sponsored by the Maui Association of Landscape Professionals and the County of Maui. There is no fee to apply. Self-nominations are welcome.
The winner receives a plaque, one-year free membership in the Maui Association of Landscape Professionals, and recognition in local media.
Applicants are requested to explain how the nominee's activities or decisions contribute to keeping Maui free from invasive species. Examples include: not selling or using invasive plants; steps taken to learn about invasives; and efforts to reduce use of invasives by others.
Nomination applications may be submitted in the following ways:
Nominations for the 2012 award are due 20 October 2012.
For more information contact MISC Public Relations & Education Specialist, Lissa Fox Strohecker at 573-MISC (573-6472) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Award recipients2011 Malama i ka Aina Award
Elaine Molina and Sarge McBride were the 2011 winners.
2010 Malama i ka Aina Award
2009 Malama i ka Aina Award
2008 Malama i ka Aina Award
2007 Malama i ka Aina Award
2006 Malama i ka Aina Award
2005 Malama i ka Aina Award
2004 Malama i ka Aina Award
2003 Malama i ka Aina Award
|The Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) is currently funded by grants from the Hau'oli Mau Loa Foundation and the U.S. Forest Service with support from PCSU (UH Manoa). Historically, HEAR has also received funding and/or support from the Pacific Basin Information Node (PBIN) of the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII), PIERC (USGS), the USFWS, HCSU (UH Hilo), and HALE (NPS).|
|This page was created on 11 August 2003 by PT, and was last updated on 23 September 2012 by PN.|