A red hibiscus adorns ocean-wet lava rock on the Big Island’s Kona shoreline.
Although the native yellow hibiscus is the official state flower, most of the other hibiscus varieties found throughout the islands are still closely associated with Hawaii in people’s hearts. Red, one of the main colors associated with royalty and the Ali’i (ruling class), can be found in several locally found types of hibiscus.
This beauty was found near the shore in Kailua Kona.
A bright orange hibiscus with both orange petals and orange stamen displays brightly in Hawaii. These gorgeous flowers grow to several inches across, making them visible from quite a distance. Lacking a strong scent, they use their size and color … read more
We hope that this gorgeous red hibiscus brightens your day. Take a minute, close your eyes, and imagine palm trees, blue skies, and pretty flowers. read more
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A bright yellow hibiscus from Hawaii to brighten your day. read more
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A yellow hibiscus sways in the Hawaiian shoreline breeze. read more
A gorgeous purplish-pink hibiscus in full bloom. read more
Hibiscus flowers and Hawaii are nearly synonymous–from bumper stickers to designs and patterns to tattoos, many of us think Hawaii when we see the hibiscus’ distinct form. read more