Our State Flower: the Ma’o hau hele

Ma’o hau hele Amy Greenwell Garden Hawaii
Ma’o hau hele Amy Greenwell Garden Hawaii

Our state flower, the Ma’o hau hele , truly sports a striking yellow blossom that can catch your eye and brighten your day!! Terrible to think this lovely endemic plant teeters on the edge of existence as an Endangered species!



Words and photos by Maile Melrose

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  • #1

    Meris Emory (Tuesday, 21 July 2020 23:50)

    Hi Maile,
    What a beautiful flower photo. I love the 2 together. We are coming to Hawaii !! in time to attend Amy's 100th birthday celebration. I am so excited. By the way congratulations on your award tomorrow. You truly deserve it.