Description When, O spiritual one, you have become your own fortune, then being yourself your fortune will never lose it. How, O fortunate one, can you ever lose yourself when your real self is your treasure and your kingdom - RumiMai'a Maoli Tropical Hawaiian Banana Flower This beautiful tropical banana tree is growing in Kepaniwai on Maui.The tree is about 7 feet high and very happy as it is enjoys misty rainfall quite often in Iao Valleyl. This beautiful large flower is about 24 inches from end to tip. There are many types banana growing on Maui and it is a challenge to accurately identify it. The fruit is medium-large and delicious. The banana tree is lovely and statuesque. It was not only the enormous size of the bloom at eye level but also the abstract nature of this particular bloom which attracted me.It is a tall beautiful plant producing heavy bunches of large bananas which may be cooked or eaten fresh. Maia MaoliBanana FlowerKepaniwai Iao Valley Maui HawaiiFrom my collection: Tropical Flowers of HawaiiPhoto Copyright Sharon Mauhttp://sharon-mau.artistwebsites.comThis is a Rights-Managed Image protected by copyright. My images do not belong to the public domain. Images may not be reproduced, downloaded, distributed, transmitted, copied, reproduced in derivative works, displayed, published or broadcast by any means or in any form without prior written consent from the artist Sharon Mau - Mahalo
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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