Hawaii State Insect



Hawaii State Insect

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Hawaii InsectThe official insect of the state of Hawaii is the Kamehameha Butterfly (Hawaiian name is Pulelehua). The Kamehameha Butterfly is one of only two species native to Hawaii. The other native is the Koa butterfly, (Udara blackburnii). It's sometimes called Blackburn's bluet or the Hawaiian blue.

Other Hawaiian state animals
Marine Mammal: Humpback Whale
Hawaii State Animal: Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi)
Hawaii State Bird: Hawaiian Goose or Nene
Hawaii State Fish: Rectangular Triggerfish













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Sources
http://nature.berkeley.edu/~poboyski/hawaii/kambutterfly.htm
http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/insects/hi_pulelehua.htm



Other keyword used are hawaii insect, hawaii insects, and insects of hawaii; official designation 2009.


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