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Hawaii State Tree

Kukui tree - click to see all state trees
Aleurites moluccana - Kukui (Euphorbiaceae) at Hana Hwy, Maui, Hawaii.photo by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS): Plants of Hawaii - Kukui. See All State Trees.

Kukui (candlenut)

The kukui tree (Aleurites Moluccana) was designated the state tree of Hawaii in 1959. The blossom of the kukui is also the official Island flower of Moloka'i. The kukui tree is not native to Hawaii (originating in Polynesia).

leaf, blossom, and fruit of kukui tree - see all state trees
Leaf, blossom, and fruit of the pua kukui (candlenut tree) at
Wahinepee, Maui, Hawaii - photo by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS):
Plants of Hawaii - Kukui
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