Pua Aloalo: Yellow Hibiscus
The pua aloalo, or yellow hibiscus (Hibiscus brackenridgei) was designated the official state flower of Hawaii in 1988 (also called ma`o-hau-hele).
Official Island Flowers
Each Hawaiian island also designates an official flower or lei material (as well as an official island color):
Hawai'i: red pua lehua ('ohi'a blossom);
Maui: lokelani (pink Damask rose);
O'ahu: pua 'ilima;
Kaua'i: mokihana berry;
Moloka'i: Pua Kukui (blossom of candlenut tree);
Lana'i: kauna'oa (native dodder);
Ni'ihau: pupu (tiny seashells); and
Kaho'olawe: hinahina (native beach heliotrope).