The official flower for the island of Oahu is the yellow ilima (Sida fallax), which is among the most popular flowers used in lei making. It is also considered a symbol of love. Resembling a small hibiscus, the flower was used by early Hawaiians as a cure for general illnesses.
30th Dec 2019
Hawaii’s official state flower is the yellow hibiscus (Hibiscus brackenridgei), also known in the Hawaiian language as the pua aloalo. All colors and varieties of the hibiscus became the official Territorial flower in the early 1920s. It wasn't until 1988, nearly 30 years after Hawaii was named the 50th state in 1959, that the yellow hibiscus native to the Hawaiian Islands was officially adopted by Hawaii’s legislature. The yellow hibiscus is among the seven hibiscus species native to the Hawaii …
23rd Dec 2019
Did you know each island is represented by its own beautiful native Hawaiian flower?Each of Hawaii’s official flowers is as unique as the island it represents. Typically, the color of the flower is linked to the official color of each island as well. From Oahu’s native yellow ilima to Molokai’s white kukui blossoms, these beautiful native Hawaiian flowers create a colorful, fragrant symbol of the state of Hawaii and of each of Hawaii’s main islands.
5th Dec 2019
Wear a flower behind your ear. This is the most traditional method in Hawaii amongst locals. There is, however, meanings of each ear the flower appears on. Women who wear the flower on the right side is signalling that she is single, while a flower on the left means that she's married or in a relationship.Use hair clips or bobby pins to secure the flower in place. …
14th Nov 2019
Pikake is the Hawaiian name for Jasmine and translates to “peacock.” The white blossom was originally brought to the Hawaiian islands by Chinese immigrants.Its scent is mild and bright, making it one of the most popular choices for flower leis. The pikake is commonly seen in wedding leis and leis for other special occasions. Our selection of Pikake products will leave you feeling . . …
6th Nov 2019