Puakenikeni. A popular flower that I’ve been hesitant to draw and make a print because I feel like it’s been done a lot. But something about it is just so appealing! I lived in Kaimuki last year and on my runs I would pass by the trees and always stop to take photos of the blooms. And then an uncle started bringing Puakenikeni to keiki hula practice on Sunday mornings, and I would watch with happiness as he strung each one. So I caved, and I’m glad I did because Puakenikeni is already one of my favorites and I think it will be for many other people too.