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Hawaii Isn’t Just About Beaches and Luaus But About Flowers Too!

 Hawaii is the only state in the US located outside of the boundaries of North America and the only state that is an island state, encompassing nearly the entire Hawaiian archipelago, and consisting of 8 main islands and countless smaller ones. Hawaii, having the 4th longest coastline of all American States, is a land of beaches and white sands, with state-of-the-art first-class resorts, a rich authentic cuisine, and numerous other cultural attractions. Hawaii is also home to numerous National Parks, historic landscapes, and wildlife sanctuaries.

As you can imagine, this island is home to an unbelievably diverse array of flora and fauna, in every conceivable shape, size, and color. Journey across these fascinating islands and take in the sweet fragrances, as we go through the most colorful and unique of Hawaii’s wildlife with this gorgeous gallery of flowers, most of which are endemic to the Hawaiian islands.

 

1. Na'u (Gardenia Brighamii)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Na'u (Gardenia Brighamii) 

(By Queerbubbles, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

2. Lehua papa (Metrosideros rugosa) 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Lehua papa (Metrosideros rugosa)

(By John Game, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

3. Hibiscus furcellatus 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Hibiscus furcellatus

(By David Eickhoff, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

4. Māmane (Sophora chrysophylla) 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Māmane (Sophora chrysophylla)

(By Forest & Kim Starr, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

5. Hibiscus clayi 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Hibiscus clayi

(By Marshman, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

6. Niihau lobelia (Lobelia niihauensis) 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Niihau lobelia (Lobelia niihauensis)

(By David Eickhoff, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

7. Hawaiian iliau (Wilkesia gymnoxiphium)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Hawaiian iliau (Wilkesia gymnoxiphium)

(By KarlM, Wikipedia)  

 

8. Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

(By Scott Bauer, USDA, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

9. ‘Ilima Flower (Sida Fallax)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, ‘Ilima Flower (Sida Fallax)

(By Forest & Kim Starr, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

10. Anthurium 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Anthurium

(Flickr)  

 

11. Hibiscus kokio 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Hibiscus kokio

(By KarlM, Wikimedia Commons)  

12. Passion Vine (Passiflora incarnata)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Passion Vine (Passiflora incarnata)

(By PumpkinSky, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

13. Lokelani Rose (Rosa chinensis)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Lokelani Rose (Rosa chinensis)

(By Forest & Kim Starr, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

14. Yellow Lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Yellow Lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha)

(By Forest & Kim Starr, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

15. Hibiscus arnottianus 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Hibiscus arnottianus

(By KarlM, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

16. Heliconia 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Heliconia

(By David J. Stang, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

17. Kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum)

(By Magnus Manske, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

18. Hibiscus waimeae

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Hibiscus waimeae

(By Forest & Kim Starr, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

19. Purple Water Lily (Nymphaea nouchali)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Purple Water Lily (Nymphaea nouchali)

(By Azim Khan Ronnie, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

20. Blue Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys)

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Blue Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys)

(By Rhododendrites, Wikimedia Commons)  

 

21. Hibiscus tiliaceus 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Hibiscus tiliaceus

(Wikimedia Commons)   

 

22. Bromeliad Flower 

Photographs of colorful flowers found across Hawaii, Bromeliad Flower

(Flickr)

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