Heliconia, Gingers and More
Our Hana Map also includes our Hawaii Flower Guide. It shows the more popular exotic Hawaii flowers, trees and plants you can discover along the Hana Highway.
You'll see and read about:
Red, White and Torch Ginger are the most commonly seen flowers along your drive.
Heliconia, their name comes from Mount Helicon in Greece.
Anthurium from South America. You can see how the Hanging Heliconia got its name; It's the inspiration of our Hana CD Guide logo.
Bird of Paradise, this easily recognized flower is native of South America
Ferns and moss. There are more than 12,000 species of moss.
Hibiscus, declared our State Flower in 1923, is native to the South Seas.
Vanda orchids are the flowers used to make the first visitor leis in Hawaii.
Plumeria, native to Tropical America. This fragrant flower is used in making the popular leis you see, and is known as frangipani in India.
Rainbow Eucalypus was brought to Maui in 1857 to start a wood industry. We'll show you where you can walk right up to one without jumping over a fence. (-: