Category Archive: Fun Facts About Hawaii

Feb 17

Hawaii State Flower is Yellow

The Hawaii State Flower is yellow … not red. Gotcha! It’s true. The native yellow hibiscus (Hibiscus brackenridgei A. Gray), also known as the Pua Aloalo or Ma`o-hau-hele, was established and designated as the official flower of the State of Hawaii in 1988. Up to that time, just about any old hibiscus could be considered …

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