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Island tree is national champion



(KPUA) The State Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife has announced that a Wiliwili tree from Hawai`i Island has been chosen as a national champion in American Forests Big Tree Program. 
The 40-foot high tree in the Waikoloa Dry Forest has a trunk circumference of nearly 187 inches and an average crownspread of 43.5 feet. 
For over 70 years the National Big Tree Program has invited arboreal enthusiasts to locate the largest trees of their species for the title of Big Tree Champion.

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