Native Hawaiian Plants
I've been hunting and hiking on the island of O`ahu since 1964 and over the
past few years have become really interested in learning to identify the native
plants (both endemic and indigenous) here on O`ahu.
This web page will help me learn as I photo and write about each plant.
I hope it will also help you as well.
Helping me learn in the past few years have been John Hall, Daniel Chung and
Nathan Yuen. There have been others in the past as well as a number of
books I've looked at. Of course the Internet has also increased my
I'll be setting this information up in two ways. First will be the
plants one would find on particular trails and second an alphabetical list of
plants in general.
In the field the plants will be labeled with multi colored tapes like this: