Merrie Monarch

Merrie Monarch

Dancers are adorned with Maile and Kukui Nut Lei With Merrie Monarch coming up, we thought it would be appropriate featuring some of the flowers you will see. On Kahiko night lots and lots of greenery pick from the Mauna and sometimes mixed with some amazing flowers....
Deserving of an Invitation

Deserving of an Invitation

Photo of Halau With Kumu Kamaile on Auana Night   Our Trip to Hilo   One of our halau objectives was to be acknowledged by the Merrie Monarch board as deserving of an invitation to participate in the competition. After screams and tears of joy by the bulk of...
Merrie Monarch Festivals 2018

Merrie Monarch Festivals 2018

Merrie Monarch 2018 Festivals Photo This year’s Merrie Monarch Festival is finally over, and it’s been a gala of pageantry and celebrations for the little town of Hilo. This beautiful sleepy town every year springs to life when people all over the world...
The Forbidden Love of the Naupaka Flower

The Forbidden Love of the Naupaka Flower

Naupaka Flowers Forbidden Love Photo by Ksbe.edu Kapalama Naupaka Kahakai by David Eickhoff   The Naupaka flower is native to the islands of Hawaii. It has a distinctive shape and a gental scent. It looks like the other half of the flower is missing.  The legend...
Tropical Flower That Will Make You Think Of Hawaii

Tropical Flower That Will Make You Think Of Hawaii

Plumeria Flower With Love   There isn’t any flowers that reminds people who visits Hawaii more than the beautiful plumeria flower. They are found around the world and are not native to Hawaii. The soft and fragrant flower has an intoxicating sweet smell...