HRS Section 103D-408 Indigenous and Polynesian introduced plants; use in public landscaping

Posted on Oct 12, 2015

(Amended by Act 233; effective 6/30/2016)

  • Requires landscaping projects of State-developed buildings, complexes, facilities, or housing to incorporate specified percentages of Hawaiian plants in order to contribute to a Hawaiian sense of place, to reduce the use of non-native invasive plant species, and to support the preservation of Hawaii’s cultural and ecological heritage.
  • Requires exclusion of areas to be determined by procedures, standards, guidelines, by the procurement policy board.