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COURTESY JON TANOUYE Some of Maui floral designer Lois Hiranaga's creations incorporate bird of paradise, soft pink anthuriums, pink ginger, white dendrobiums and uluhe fern leaves and curls.
COURTESY GREEN POINT NURSERIES Maui floral designer Lois Hiranaga inspects anthuriums at Hilo’s Green Point Nurseries, with its president and founder Harold Tanouye.
COURTESY JON TANOUYE Hiranaga’s “Kilauea” showcases the Tropic Fire anthurium developed by the University of Hawaii’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.
COURTESY AMITY MASON A fragrant pua kenikeni lei is paired with orange and red cattleya orchids.
COURTESY SCOTT DREXLER Maui floral designer Lois Hiranaga is out to champion use of Hawaii-grown flora in bridal settings. A bouquet of brightly colored orchids, plumeria, pincushion protea, uluhe fern, ginger, ti leaf and other flora are suited to bride Annie Heim’s informal beach wedding. Prices start at $250.