Commercial Landscaping Company Discusses the Recent Vandalization of Endangered Plants in Hawaii

Pensacola, Fla.— Heroman Services Plant Company provides both residential and commercial landscaping in Pensacola, FL. As a company made up of professionals who are passionate about plants, they are saddened by the recent vandalization of endangered plants at a Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) greenhouse. This devastating event took place in Oahu, Hawaii.

Susan Ching and her team had spent countless hours collecting seeds and the proper materials to begin growing the ‘Opuhe plant and the Ma’oli’oli plant. They had planted and cared for these new plants at the DLNR greenhouse in Waimano, so when vandals broke in earlier this month and destroyed these beautiful plants, the team was devastated.

The ‘Opuhe plant is an endangered flowering plant that is currently only found in the uplands of Wai’anae. Similarly, the Ma’oli’oli plant is also an endangered flowering plant, but it is found on the slopes of Le’ahi. Both of these plants are extremely rare, so Ching and her team are passionate about conserving them. When the team found the ‘Opuhe and Ma’oli’oli plants destroyed after the vandals broke in and did their damage, the team knew there was now a major bump in the road to growing and conserving these plants. Ching estimates they will need four to five months to recover. However, Ching refuses to become discouraged. The team is looking forward to a strong recovery, and Heroman Services Plant Company is hoping for the new plants to grow stronger than ever!

An investigation has been opened, so those who have information regarding the crime are being asked to call the DLNR’s tip line: (808) 634-3567. 

Heroman Services Plant Company offers a myriad of different plant installations, from regular potted plants to extravagant garden displays to living green walls– all of which can be placed on the exterior or interior of a building or home. For more information or to receive a free quote, give Heroman Services Plant Company a call at 800-264-9999 or visit them online at


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Deborah Heroman
3601 N Davis Hwy
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