What Is the Hawaiʻi Soil Health Tool?

Hawaiʻi Soil Health Tool

Hawaiian soil has the potential to provide food security, mitigate climate change, and protect ecosystems mauka to makai from degradation if it is in a healthy and resilient state. The Hawaii Soil Health Tool was created to support the maintenance of this desired outcome for our soil.

This tool is designed to measure soil health allowing you to track changes over time, and to identify appropriate management strategies to deliver long-term benefits.


Example of Soil index meter in user account

Current Soil Health Score

0-100%, Poor/Fair/Good/Excellent

Compared to average of similar soils in Hawaiʻi.