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Grayson Inouye, president of Pacific Floral Exchange, shows Sen. Mazie Hirono some of the flowers he raises on July 2 on Hawaii island. Hawaii’s floral industry generated $77.6 million in sales last year but is bracing for a downturn this year because many flower farms have been under siege from the volcanic eruption on Hawaii island since May.