Flowering Silversword fern. This endangered species grows on the side of Mauna Kea. It grows up to 30 years before flowering and then dies. In the background are one of the pu'u's on the side of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.
Lehua blossoms in the bottom of Kilauea Iki in the Volcanoes National Park.
Banyan Tree - this one is at the entrance to the Keakealaniwahine complex. - an ancient, sacred complex dedicated to women.
Bouganvilla - unbelievable color.
Lehua blossoms (from the Ohia tree. These were in front of the steam vents in the park. The first tree to take root after a lava flow - Pele's favorite flower.
Beautiful waterlilies from Hilo.
Silversword fern with delicate patterns.