Pikake Photos

White Pikake

Pikake Overview

Pikake is one of Hawaii's most popular lei plants. This kind of jasmine is known for its sweet scent. The Hawaiian name pikake, meaning “peacock,” refers to these birds which Princess Kaiulani loved. Pikake is a climbing shrub with round leaves. The white flowers measure about an inch (2.5 cm) across. The plant is native to India.