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The Kukui (Candlenut) tree was brought to Hawaii from Asia by the early Polynesian settlers. The Kukui tree has always had spiritual significance to Hawaiians, giving them hope for renewal. So much, that today it is even Hawaii’s state tree.

Hawaii State tree - Kukui tree (Aleurites moluccana)- What is the State tree of Hawaii - candlenut tree - pictures images facts video

Humuhumunukunukuapua'a, Rhinecanthus rectangulus, (saw snorkeling off Kahekili Beach) about 12" long (biggest I've seen)

Humuhumunukunukuapua'a, Lagoon Triggerfish, Rhinecanthus aculeatus, the Hawaiian state fish!

The endangered Nene bird of Hawaii.

HAWAIIAN GOOSE or NENE, Branta sandvicensis©islandlightphoto The Nene evolved from the Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), which most likely migrated to the Hawaiian islands years ago, shortly after the island of Hawaiʻi was formed.