Koa

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Koa – Acacia koa
Location:  Kona Hema Preserve, South Kona
GPS:  N 19°11.809, W 155°48.568
Island:  Hawaiʻi
Nominated by:  The Nature Conservancy – Hawai‘i
Year Nominated:  2012
Height:  115 feet
Circumference:  343.3 inches
Crown Spread:  93.3 feet
Points:  481
Current Ranking:  National Champion

The Kona Hema Preserve is managed by The Nature Conservancy and is not open to the public. The Conservancy’s Kona Hema Preserve (8,089 acres) protects part of an ancient koa-‘ōhi‘a forest that spans more than 100,000 acres along the leeward coast of the Island of Hawai‘i.

View another Hawai‘i Big Tree Champion:

Hau || Kāwaʻu || Koa || Kokiʻo Keʻokeʻo || Kōlea lau nui || Lama || Māmane
Maʻo hau hele || Niu || Olopua || Pāpala kēpau || Wiliwili