The fine, reddish-pink hairs of a Lehua flower blossom like a firework, spreading in all directions with a tip of yellow.
Found on the branches of Hawaii’s most populous forest tree, the Ohia, there is a legend behind the flowering tree. The Ohia tree and Lehua blossom are known to be lovers. It is said, whenever someone picks a Lehua blossom from the Ohia tree, it will rain because the lovers have been separated.
Sometimes blooming in yellow or orange, the most common color of Lehua is red.