Description Ko Aloha AloaloEchoes of the SoulExotic Tropical Hibiscus Kula Maui HawaiiSince the birth of times beginning, have you sought the reason of your existence in this world.And I would say unto you, that out of your deepest longing were you brought forth as the dewdrops upon the dawn.It was but yesterday that you were an echo within your Fathers ear, a twinkling smile within your Mothers eye.And it was you that they heard calling upon the tender breath of Loves holy thought;Yearning to come through the misty veil of Eternity with the voice of God upon your newborn lips. ~ Echoes of the Soul by Daniel ~ I love you Ashlee!Dedicated to my beautiful daughter Ashlee, my honey bunny, the answer to a prayer and the sweetest light in my life. I have not seen her in four years and I miss her more than words can say .It is believed that there are only five species of Hibiscus that originated from Hawaii. Other species found their origin in Asia and the Pacific islands. In the early twenties, the Hibiscus Brackenbridgei was adopted as the official Territorial flower of Hawaii. It retained this status throughout the 20th century, but only in 1988 its yellow colour was defined as the official colour for the Hibiscus representing the State of Hawaii. Before 1988, the official Hibiscus could have any colour. Additionally, it was not until 1988 that the flower could represent the State of Hawaii, because before that time the territorial status of the group of islands was unclear.Hawaiis state flower (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) originated in Asia and the Pacific islands. Interestingly, it is also the national flower of Malaysia.Research suggests there were originally only five species of the tropical Hibiscus that were native to Hawaii. Growers began to hybridize these native species with other varieties imported to Hawaii, which produced the huge kaleidoscope of colours and sizes available today.There are several ways to tell the difference between t
Sharon Mau, Maui Hawaii Member Since July 2010 Artist StatementSharon Mau is a fine art photographer, journalist, visual communicator and conceptual artist residing upcountry on the beautiful tropical island of 'Ihi-kapu-lau-mäewa more commonly known as Maui Hawaii - Paradise on Earth - Island of Rainbows, specializing primarily in beautiful tropical flowers, conceptual art and seascapes
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