‘Ohi‘a lehua is state endemic tree

Contributed by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources

An ʻohiʻa lehua bloom blossoms on the Alaka‘i Plateau in Koke‘e State Park.

HONOLULU — The earnest efforts by hundreds of school children, their teachers, state lawmakers and conservationists resulted in Gov. David Ige signing SB2059 into law Tuesday during a ceremony at Washington Place.