Maui Floral Blog

Protea… Happy to be Home on Maui!
  Proteas first came to Maui  in the late 1960’s via a visiting professor who brought a few protea plants with him from California.  He planted those proteas at the University of Hawaii’s College of Tropical Agriculture’s Experiment station in...
The Hill We Climb
by Amanda Gorman When day comes we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade We've braved the belly of the beast We've learned that quiet isn't always...
A Note of Thanks
    It was early morning in our Maui Floral Makawao warehouse, a few months ago … because of the pandemic we no longer allow people inside the warehouse … they wait at the door and we pull the flowers...
Maui Floral … Maui Roots
  Today Maui Floral is the largest protea farm in Hawaii, and one of the oldest, established over 45 years ago. Located at the 3200ft elevation on the slopes of Mount Haleakala, Maureen and Carver Wilson grow a curated collection...
Best Tropical Flowers for Any Bouquet
A great flower bouquet is a timeless way to show someone you care. The flower bouquet, and the flowers that comprise it, say a lot about you and the feelings you’re trying to convey, and a lot goes into picking the perfect bouquet.
All About King Protea
  The king protea (Protea cynaroides) is a popular tropical flower that florists use when they want a bold focal piece in a bouquet or arrangement. You may have seen arrangements featuring one huge, colorful flower resembling a crown, with...