"Plethora Of Plumerias" #499 Plumeria flowers grow anywhere and everywhere in Hawaii. They blossom in bunches upon beautifully-shaped plumeria trees in many different colors.
In several Pacific islands, such as Tahiti, Fiji, Samoa, Hawaii, New Zealand, Tonga, and the Cook Islands, Plumeria species are used for making leis. In modern Polynesian culture, it can be worn by women to indicate their relationship status - over the right ear if seeking a relationship, and over the left if taken. Gloria/ATA