ohia

Peles Flower – ohia lehua

Peles Flower – ohia lehua

Don’t pluck the red Lehua if you wish for weather fairTis Pele’s sacred flower, which she guards with jealous careHer Akuas all are watching, and to her they will complainFor surely as you do it, she sends down the rain

Hilo Bay

Hilo Bay

An Ohia Tree clings to a reef just above the tide in Hilo Bay, HI.