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Landscape Design / August 10, 2021

Nimitz median stripLandscape architecture is a diverse profession that encompasses the analysis, planning, design, management, and stewardship of the natural and built environment.

At Hawaii DOT, landscape architects strive to provide design solutions that enhance the quality of life, emphasize safety, preserve & protect environmental resources, sustainable & durable, aesthetic & scenic qualities, economic development, roadside vegetation management and integration of community values & regional context to ensure transportation facilities fit within the land and our communities.

1. HDOT Statewide Noxious Invasive Pest Program

The HDOT Statewide Noxious Invasive Pest Program establishes a ten year strategic plan to mitigate the introduction, spread and impact of invasive species within the state highways right-of-way.

a. 10 Year SNIPP Strategic Plan (pdf 815 KB)

2. Ecological Zones and Native Planting List (pdf 11.3 MB)

Snipp CoverThe purpose of the Ecological Zones and Native Planting List is to guide HDOT landscape architects, engineers, and contractors in selecting appropriate native Hawaiian plant species for Highway right-of-way projects.

3. HDOT Highway Manual for Sustainable Landscape Maintenance

The State Highway Manual for Sustainable Landscape Maintenance establishes statewide standards and provides step-by-step directions for roadside maintenance staff and contractors.

Purchase Information

coverContractors may purchase the State Highway Manual for Sustainable Landscape Maintenance from Ms. Emily Hsu of our Staff Services Office at (808) 587-4069. The cost is .00 per book if you request that it be mailed to you within Hawaii, $47.00 per book if mailed to the mainland, or $35.00 per book if picked up at 869 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Mail requests to Ms. Emily Hsu, Hawaii Department of Transportation,
869 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, Hawaii .

Contact Information
State of Hawaii Department of Transportation
Highways Division, Design Branch, Landscape Section

Source: hidot.hawaii.gov