Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The Real State Flower of Hawaii

Do you know the "real" Hawaii state flower is not the red hibiscus, which was an introduced plant? Here's the photo of the REAL Hawai'i state flower, Scientific Name: Hibiscus Brackenridgei. Big mahalo to Maui Nui Botanical Garden for making us more "akamai". Grandma learn something new everyday.
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is located at Located at 150 Kanaloa Ave. across from the football stadium. Or visit them at: The mission of the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is to foster appreciation and understanding of Maui Nui's plants and their role in Hawaiian cultural expression by providing a gathering place for discovery, education, and conservation.



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