Hawaii’s State Flower: the Hibiscus

Hawaii Hibiscus

“Fifty years later, in 1973, Hawaiian Airlines introduced its new corporate image, Pualani – meaning Flower of the Sky.” June 6, 1988 On this day, Hawaii changed its state flower from the native red Hibiscus (Hibiscus kokio) to the only species of yellow Hibiscus, the Hawaiian Hibiscus – ma’o hau hele. A Hibiscus has been…

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