Lei Lehua Ula (Red Lehua Lei) This amazingly red lehua lei could have been made in old Hawaii. It is made with: (1) red lehua flowers, (2) red liko–young lehua leaves, (3) red aalii seed capsules, (4) dark red ti leaves–bordering on purple, and (5) green palaa ferns.
Island of Kaho'olawe Official Lei Material. Hinahina (native beach heliotrope; Heliotropium anomalum, var. argenteum) was designated the official island lei material of Kaho'olawe in 1988. The fragrant white flowers and the succulent leaves of hinahina are used to provide a long-lived attractive lei.
The mokihana is a native citrus tree. Other common names for mokihana berry: alani, alani kuahiwi, mokehana. The leathery anise-scented fruit must be strung within a few hours of picking. Hawaiian women and men both wear the strung berries as leis and the anise-scented twigs and berries were once a favorite perfume (placed between the folds of tapa cloths). Mokihana belongs to the genus Pelea, derived from the Hawaiian goddess of the volcano, (Melicope Pele).
Cuscuta sandwichiana plant (Kauna'oa) at Kanaha Beach, Hawaii; photo by Forest and Kim Starr on Flickr (use permitted with attribution). Island of Lāna'i Official Lei Material The Hawaiian island of Lāna'i recognizes kauna'oa (Cuscuta sandwichiana), also called native dodder, as the official island lei material.
Island of Moloka'i Official Lei Material The Hawaiian island of Moloka'i recognizes pua kukui (Aleurites moluccana) as the official island lei material. Pua kukui is the white blossom of the candlenut tree (the fruit of this tree was used for candles by early settlers, hence it's common name).
">Native Plants Hawaii - Viewing Plant : Sida fallax nativeplants.hawaii.edu/plant/view/Sida_fallaxʻIlima flowers can be bright yellow, orangish yellow, light orange, rich orange, dull or rusty red, or a rare greenish color. Some forms are dark maroon at the base (calyx). Others have red or maroon centers.