What is maile in Hawaiian?
What is the meaning of the name Maile? The name Maile is primarily a female name of Hawaiian origin that means Shrub, Vine. Sweet smelling vine.
What is Maile flower?
Alyxia stellata, known as maile in Hawaiian, is a species of flowering plant in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae, that is native to Hawaii. It grows as either a twining liana, scandent shrub, or small erect shrub, and is one of the few vines that are endemic to the islands.
What does a Haku lei symbolize?
A haku lei, or lei po’o, is a lei made for the head (haku literally means “to braid”). The tradition of making and giving lei stems from ancient Hawai’i, when lei were used as for ceremonial purposes, as adornment, and to signify rank.