Festival of the Purau Flower in Tahiti

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Happy May!   I am back from 10 weeks in Tahiti – and while it is great to travel, it is also great to come back. Before I left last week, I was able to do a ‘Festival of the Purau Flower’ or ‘Festival des fleurs de purau’. In Tahitian language, this tree is called the ‘purau’, in Hawaii it is ‘hau’ – it is a wild hibiscus or sea hibiscus. This is a specific hibiscus flower that grows in tropical … Read More