The Hibiscus is the national flower of Hawaii, or at least the flower most frequently seen on the front of t-shirts in the local shops. Rightly so! What a happy looking bloom. These were cultivated as a hedge by the side of the road.
Here's a closer view. You see them all over the place.
Hmmmm, let's see what this 3x zoom can do . . .
Extreme close-up! The stamen is soooo velvety.