Hawai'ian Plants and Animals
Hawai'ian plants and animals began to evolve over 70 million years ago in near complete isolation. Over 90% of native terrestrial flora and fauna in Hawai'i are found only in the Hawai'ian Islands. This level of endemism surpasses all other places on Earth — even the Galapagos Islands!
- Find out more about animals in Hawai'i and how you can do to help protect endangered species.
- Learn all about the plants that grow here in Hawai'i, from endemic plants (native to Hawai'i) to plants that were brought here when people first came to the islands.
- These are some of the environmental factors facing Hawai'i.
- Learn about the natural features and ecosystems of Hawai'i.