Hau

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Hau (Sea Hibiscus) – Hibiscus tiliaceus
Location: Hulihe‘e Palace, Kailua-Kona
Island: Hawaiʻi
Nominated by: Sally Inkster
Year Nominated: 2011
Height: 20 feet
Circumference: 110 inches
Crown Spread: 25.2 feet
Total Points: 136.3
Current Ranking: National Champion

Hulihe‘e Palace was once a summer vacation home for Hawaiian royalty built in 1838, today Hulihe‘e Palace is a museum showcasing Victorian artifacts from the era of King Kalakaua and Queen Kapi‘olani.

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Aalii || Hau || Kāwaʻu || Koa || Kokiʻo Keʻokeʻo || Kōlea lau nui || Lama ||        Lonomea || Māmane || Mānele || Maʻo hau hele || Nenelau || Niu || ‘Ōhi‘a ai ||        ‘Ōhi‘a ha || Olopua || Pāpala kēpau || Wiliwili