The coconut doesn't fall far from the tree! We are a father-daughter business based in Honolulu, Hawaii. From the trees themselves, to the wildlife that inhabit them, we've got your consulting needs covered.

Meet the Team!


Steve Nimz

Consulting Arborist

Steve has over 50 years of experience in the Hawaii tree care industry. He has initiated and served as president of Aloha Arborist Association and Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii, and has received several ISA awards.


Bonnie Dietrich


Bonnie runs our plant health lab. She has a Master's from UH Manoa and worked for HI Department of Agriculture where she studied and identified insect pests.


Ilana Nimz

Wildlife Biologist
Certified Arborist

Ilana is an ISA Certified Arborist & Tree Worker and wildlife biologist specializing in avian species. She is in trees when she is not on remote islands studying seabirds and seals.


Waylen Rodrigues

Crane Operator
Tree Transplant Expert

Waylen has over 20 years of experience operating cranes and tree spades.


David Golden

Wildlife Biologist
Arborist & Tree Care Technician

David is the technology specialist and tree care technician for trunk and soil injections. He is an ISA Certified Arborist, LICT and a wildlife biologist. 


Kesha Teranishi

Office Manager

Kesha is the voice you hear on the phone! She coordinates the administrative side of the company. Her dog Bunsen helps around the office too.