Did you know Christmas trees imported from the mainland could harbor Hawaii’s next invasive pest? In past years, snakes, wasps and slugs were found in shipments of Christmas Trees and other foliage used for holiday decorating.
Sam Ohu Gon of The Nature Conservancy explains in the video below:
There are sustainable alternatives here on the Big Island! Check out these local Christmas tree farms:
(808) 324-4609 Call for directions
Hooluana Tree Farm
N. Peck Rd. Mt. View
Leyland Cypress Trees
Fair Olen Christmas Tree Farm
Kaloko Rd., Kona
Norfolk Pine & Portugese Cypress Tree
Let’s support local businesses growing and selling Christmas trees.