For many people, Hawaii is the perfect vacation spot to relax and enjoy the fruits of their labor. But, what if you could create a Hawaiian moment whenever and wherever you wanted? Well, that's exactly what Hawaiian cannabis strains can do. Whether you are miles away from the tropics, these delicious Hawaiian strains can help recreate an idyllic beach environment wherever you are.
A mysterious mysticism revolves around these tropical beauties. Although many are crosses of local strains native to the beautiful islands of Hawaii, the origins of some are unknown. However, this does not stop cannabis enthusiasts from having Hawaiian strains on their favorites list.
Grab your sunscreen, towel, and sunglasses, and get ready to indulge in Hawaiian strains. In this article, we shine the spotlight on the finest Hawaiian strains currently available on the market. These Botany Farm Strains make you feel like you're on the Big Island. A hui Hou!
Best Hawaiian Cannabis Strains
Hawaiian Haze Strain
Hawaiian Haze is a mostly Sativa hemp strain that produces focused, clear-headed effects capable of removing all traces of stress or anxiety from your day. The airy buds of Hawaiian Haze make you friendly and talkative.
At the same time, its fruity aroma of pineapple and ripe berries with slight floral notes take you on a comforting trip to the tropics, making it feel like you are on a paradise beach in Hawaii.
You can find Hawaiian Haze available in both CBD and THC versions. The former can have CBD levels of up to 14%, while the THC version contains up to 18% THC.
Whether hemp or marijuana, Hawaiian Haze is a perfect strain to enjoy during the day as its Sativa-like effects fill you with energy and boost your productivity.
Hawaiian Runtz Strain
A result of crossing the Hawaiian and Pink Runtz strains, the Hawaiian Runtz is quite popular. The buds of this Sativa dominant hybrid strain are fluffy, dark olive green with purple undertones. They are covered in amber pistils and a sticky frosty layer of purple-tinted white trichomes, giving them a unique appearance.
It sharpen the senses and boosts your creative side, while generating a feeling of weightlessness. The Indica effects makes you feel calm and placid, and works wonders for physical pain.
The enveloping effects and the high THC content that can reach an astonishing 23%, and 2% CBD comes packed in an exquisite combination of tropical fruits aroma and flavors with sour candies mixed in the smoke.
Hawaiian Punch Strain
As the name suggests, this almost purely Sativa strain will surprise you with a direct hit to the brain. It is loaded with tropical citrus aromas and flavors and is highly therapeutic.
The aroma exudes notes of melon and pineapple accompanied by sharp accents of lemon that give the final touch to a tropical cocktail of flavors. This exquisite Sativa strain derives from purely local Sativa strains from the beautiful islands of Hawaii.
Its beautiful buds are usually elongated, almost cylindrical-shaped, and have a light green color with yellow tones covered with bright orange pistils. These buds come loaded with 15 to 25% THC, making you feel the long-lasting effects after the first few hits.
The Hawaiian Punch strain puts you in perfect mind to tackle any task with energy, positivity, and profound clear-headedness.
Dutch Hawaiian Strain
Famous for its unique blend of tropical citrus flavors and scents and energizing effects, Dutch Hawaiian is a 70/30 Sativa-dominant hybrid strain that produces effects like no other.
The result of crossing the Hawaiian and Dutch Treat strains makes you feel surprisingly balanced effects that neither causes paranoia nor anxiety, but soothing relaxation and a lifting state of euphoria without any sedation.
Moreover, the buds are light mint covered with fine orange hairs and a frosty layer of milky-white trichomes that makes them shine. Dutch Hawaiian can have up to 20% THC and is great for poor appetite, chronic pain and stress, insomnia, and moderate cases of depression.
With this strain, get ready to experience the unique combination of flavors, smells, and therapeutic qualities of one of the best Hawaiian strains.
Hawaiian Snow Strain
This award-winning strain is as refreshing and unique as snowfall in the tropics would be. Hawaiian Snow is a tropical delight that shares three Haze relatives, the pure Haze strain, Hawaiian Haze, and the Neville's Haze strain.
Hawaiian Snow gets its name from the vivid green appearance of its buds reminiscent of the beautiful Hawaiian mountains and the frosty covering of snow-like cannabinoid-laden trichomes covering the flowers. These buds produce sweet tropical and floral notes that leave a tasty pineapple-like flavor when smoked.
The effects of Hawaiian Snow may help with headaches and poor appetite since it has the peculiarity of inducing what many stoners know as munchies. This strain usually has THC levels between 18% and 24%.
It produces a strong high, which can be perfect for any time of the day as long as you don’t underestimate its therapeutic power and are aware of your tolerance levels.
Blue Hawaiian Strain
This well-balanced hybrid strain truly captures the appeal of Hawaii with its beautiful buds and Indica-leaning effects. Between the leaves of these flowers, the bright orange pistils stand out, while a sticky layer of trichomes covers their entire structure.
Blue Hawaiian is the result of crossing the Indica Blueberry strains and Hawaiian Sativa. It exudes a sweet, refreshing, and tropical aroma with notes of blueberry, pineapple, and hints of lemon that leave a characteristic spicy aftertaste of pine and wood on the exhale.
The effects of Blue Hawaiian are powerful and perfectly balanced. Still, many users rate this strain as a complete creeper since its effects take a reasonable longer time to hit than many of the better-known hybrid strains.
For this reason, be careful not to overdose. Some users experience a wave of psychedelic-like effects that can overwhelm cannabis enthusiasts.
Hawaiian Cookies Strain
The result of crossing the Hawaiian Snow and GSC or Girl Scout Cookies strains, the Hawaiian Cookies strain is one of a kind. It is a hybrid strain that leans more to the Sativa side. As such, it produces really powerful full-body effects while putting your mind in a state of happiness.
Hawaiian Cookies inherits elite genetics from its relatives and those characteristic tropical fruit and citrus aromas found in Hawaiian Snow. At the same time, the flavor is packed with earthy and berry bouquet notes.
Hawaiian Cookies is an ideal strain for any time of the day, and it will allow you to tackle your list of pending activities feeling motivated with a cerebral high that lifts you. As the hours go by, it transforms into a feeling of complete relaxation. It is an ideal strain for medicinal users looking to combat chronic stress and depression.
Hawaiian Dream Strain
This rare and unique strain is a tropical dream filled with happiness, laughter, and a refreshing sense of tranquility, vitality, and creative energy.
Hawaiian Dream is a perfectly balanced hybrid strain with slightly Sativa leaning effects. This strain is famous for its high CBD (up to 12%) and THC levels of 4-12%. It is perfect for chronic pain, arthritis, eye pressure, and inflammation.
Hawaiian Ice Strain
Hawaiian Ice is an aromatic, balanced hybrid strain that make you feel fresh; just like it should as you sip a tropical fruit sorbet on the paradise beaches of Hawaii.
This strain is the result of crossing the Sunset Sherbet and Sour Apple IBL strains and can present THC levels of up to 18%. The buds are bright green with amber pistils.
Although it is a balanced strain, Hawaiian Ice produces Indica-leaning effects. The the first few hits induces a head high characterized by increased focus and alertness. It may help with anxiety, stress, depression, fatigue, and insomnia.
Hawaiian Gold Strain
Meet the golden girl of Hawaiian strains. Hawaiian Gold is a Sativa-dominant hybrid strain resulting from the crossing of Pineapple and Super Lemon Haze strains.
This strain can contain an respectable THC levels north of 20%, while its CBD content is usually below 1%.
The effects of Hawaiian Gold are potent and Sativa-leaning characterized accompanied by a strong dose of euphoria. This strain may help with mood, chronic pain, and insomnia.
Pink Hawaiian Strain
With an aroma as sweet as honey and a terpene profile capable of satisfying most gustatory (taste) and olfactory (smell) senses, the Pink Hawaiian strain can definitely surprise the most experienced users.
This bud results from crossing the Hawaiian and Cotton Candy Kush strains. It presents THC levels of up to 17%. The effects of Pink Hawaiian include energy boost, making this an ideal strain for physical or outdoor activities.
Hawaiian Breeze Strain
Imagine you are in the beautiful mountains of Hawaii early in the morning, near a tropical fruit plantation, and you receive a soft and comforting breeze loaded with delicious aromas of ripe fruit. This is exactly how the Hawaiian Breeze strain feels.
This strain is popular for generating happy and creative thoughts and is the ideal companion at the end of a long day. It also works well for spending some quiet time at the beach or pool with friends or family.
Hawaiian Breeze can have THC levels of up to 19%, but is also available in a high CBD hemp version with up to 19.8% CBD. These cannabinoids may help deal with chronic pain and muscle spasms and work as an anti-inflammatory.
Hawaiian Pineapple Strain
Resulting from the cross between the infamous Pineapple Express strain and Hawaiian, the Hawaiian Pineapple strain has a remarkable scent profile and therapeutic potency.
This strain can have THC levels from 19% to 25%, and is famous for causing giggling, euphoric, energetic, and happy highs, while allowing you to stay focused.
Its flavors are a mix of pineapple, peach, and lemon with herbal and diesel notes. Hawaiian Pineapple may help with epilepsy, glaucoma, fatigue, and PTSD.
Hawaiian Diesel Strain
Hawaiian Diesel is one of the best Hawaiian strains on the cannabis market. It is a perfect blend of pine, citrus scents, and flavors with their respective diesel notes.
This strain is relatively new to the market, but has made a name for itself for its beautiful appearance, trichome-covered buds, exquisite flavors, and high THC content that can reach 22%.
The abundant THC together with the terpenes generate intense euphoric effects perfect for the afternoon.
Hawaiian Fire Strain
When it comes to the best Hawaiian strains of cannabis, this strain is hot as the lava from the volcanoes of Hawaii. "Fire" is one of the words used to describe how great this strain is.
Hawaiian Fire is native to Maui, and it has a reputation for putting you in an island mood with the first few hits. Its THC levels can reach up to 17%, with CBG content of 1%.
The cerebral effects put you in a happy, elevated, and talkative state, making it an ideal option to enjoy with friends due to the social nature of its effects.
Purple Hawaiian Strain
Also called Hawaiian Purple Kush, this delicious Indica-dominant hybrid strain with an 80/20 balance hits you with waves of euphoria and incredible spikes of creativity.
The buds of this cross between the Hawaiian and Purple Kush strains are usually quite dense and compact. The color makeup comprises dark olive green, light green tones, fiery-orange pistils, and a resin cover with white sticky trichomes.
Purple Hawaiian exudes a sweet tropical fruity and sweet berry scent, with a blueberry aftertaste on the exhale. It can contain up to 23% THC. The effects are ideal for coping with mild to moderate depression, muscle spasms, stress, and chronic pain.
Hawaiian Blue Strain
The Hawaiian Blue strain has a fine mix of tropical odors, pine, cranberry, pineapple, earthy notes, and a high THC content reaching 24%.
This top-shelf hybrid strain is the result of crossing the Blueberry and Hawaiian Sativa strains. It may help deal with headaches, migraines, anxiety, stress, and depression.
Hawaii Maui Wowie Strain
This strain is native to the shores of Hawaii, where it grows in soil rich in nutrients and minerals thanks to the volcanic bed on which these beautiful islands rest.
Hawaiian Maui Wowie is an almost purely Sativa strain resulting from crossing the Hawaiian Sativa strain and another strain that still remains unknown. It can contain up to 17% THC.
This bud’s top effects include lightheadedness, relaxation, and energetic. Furher, it supports creativity and puts you in the mood to enjoy the sun or have a good time with your friends.
As the name suggests, Hawaiian Maui Wowie exudes tropical scents with pineapple accents that captivate the taste buds of even the most demanding of users.
Hawaiian Golden Pineapple Strain
Suppose you are looking for a strain with tropical flavors, a high THC content, and remarkable effects to enjoy during the day while still going about your daily duties, Hawaiian Golden Pineapple may be an excellent choice.
This Sativa-dominant hybrid strain is the result of crossing the Golden Goat and Pineapple Kush strains with native Hawaii strains. It contains up to 28% THC, and produces a dense therapeutic smoke with pineapple and mango flavors on the exhale.
Hawaiian Golden Pineapple is highly uplifting, the perfect wake-and-bake that puts you in a relaxed and placid mood, while allowing you go on with your daily routine.
Hawaiian Sunrise Strain
This strain is a true island mystery that suits its name to a T. Hawaiian Sunrise is a Sativa-dominant hybrid strain of unknown Hawaiian lineage. It has a truly unique blend of flavors, scents, and cannabinoids that put you in a beachy mood with the first few hits.
Hawaiian Sunrise can contain 15% to 25% THC and up to 11% CBD, which generates unique effects. Its lifting and energetic effects are perfect for the morning as they give you that extra boost of energy you need to start your day.
These effects can help you better cope with conditions like fatigue, chronic stress, depression, and pain. The beautiful buds covered in lots of orange hairs produce earthy and tropical scents with peppery green accents.
Afghani Hawaiian Strain
Afghan Hawaiian is an Indica-dominant hybrid strain that carries a truly unique combination of scents. This strain results from a cross between the UK Cheese and Lavender strains and exudes a mixture of aromas that honor its genetics with earthy, herbal notes and some hints of cheese.
These scents come along with liquor and caramel undertones that balance the scent profile. The Afghan Hawaiian strain produces a rush of euphoria that transforms into a feeling of deep relaxation, characteristic of an Indica-dominant strain.
In addition to the 22% THC content, Afghan Hawaiian contains up to 1% CBG. Thus, it may help with neurological and spasmodic disorders.
Hawaiian Pie Strain
A cross of the Cherry Pie and Hawaiian strains, the Hawaiian Pie strain is rare. It produces a delicious combination of tropical flavors and smells with hints of berries and cherries. The THC level is moderate.
Hawaiian Pie produces a slow-build creeping high that creates a powerful sense of euphoria, leaving you feeling happy and energetic. As the high progress, it transforms into a state of physical and mental relaxation. Thus, it is an excellent strain for people appetite loss, nausea, depression, and chronic pain.
Hawaiian Honey Purple Strain
Hawaiian Honey Purple is the result of crossing Hawaiian Sativa strains with a rare strain called Granddaddy Purple or GDP. This Indica-dominant strain comes with a unique combination of sweet flavors reminiscent of honey, just as the name suggests.
Moreover, Hawaiian Honey Purple inherits high performance from its predecessors and may be excellent therapeutically for dealing with muscle spasms, back pain, Crohn's disease, nausea, and sleep disorders.
Hawaiian Pepper Strain
Hawaiian Pepper was initially created by members of a musical group called "Pepper," hence its name. Their drummer Yesod Williams said they intended to create a strain of their own to remind them of the first buds they used to smoke in their early days.
After a few months of study and development, they managed to find the smells and effects they were looking for in a genuinely unique bud called Hawaiian Pepper.
This strain with an island vibe has a fruity and creamy aroma flavors with hints of pine or tropical fruits. Hawaiian Pepper results from the Super Lemon Haze and Santa Cruz Golden Haze strains.
It is an almost purely Sativa strain and can have THC levels of up to 23%. Hawaiian Pepper generates relaxing effects, while igniting that artistic spark.
Royal Hawaiian Strain
Royal Hawaiian results from crossing Sativa and Indica strains native to the Hawaiian Islands. This strain contains moderate THC (up to 15%) and generates truly enjoyable balanced highs of a creative, euphoric, sociable, energetic, and happy nature.
The Royal Hawaiian strain may help you deal with conditions such as arthritis pain, stress, anxiety, insomnia, seizures, and appetite disorders.
This strain contains small amounts of CBD (up to 0.5%) and CBN (up to 0.6%), which contribute synergistically to the final effects it delivers.
Hawaii 78 Strain
Also known as the sweet lady of Waiāhole, Hawaii 78 is native to the island of Oahu near where the iconic Jurassic Park movie was filmed. It is said the impressive scenery constantly captivated the film's production team when they were shooting.
This strain is an excellent representative of old-school cannabis genetics. It relaxes while revitalizing the user with gratifyingly mild effects.
Hawaii 78 contains 17% THC, 1% CBG, and a high content of terpinolene that, together, create a distinctive high.
Hawaiian Big Bud Strain
Hawaiian Big Bud is an Indica-dominant hybrid strain (85% Indica/15% Sativa) and can feature high THC levels of up to 21%. This strain exudes earthy smells with piney accents. The flavor is similar, but with a nutty aftertaste.
The effects are really relaxing and, at the same time, soft and manageable. Hawaiian Big Bud induces mental and body relaxation, but can make the eyes feel a little heavy.
These effects can be therapeutic for people with insomnia, stress, and even depression. Due to its high THC content, Hawaiian Big Bud can be an ideal choice for more experienced users.
Hawaiian Butterscotch Strain
Hawaiian Butterscotch genuinely lives up to its name with its delicious profile of sweet and tropical smells and flavors. This strain has high therapeutic power and a THC content ranging from 18% to 21%.
When smoked, Hawaiian Butterscotch generates a dense smoke with aromas and flavors of caramel with undertones of citric and fruity aftertaste. Hawaiian Butterscotch generates long-lasting effects with nice spikes of creativity and happiness included.
The buds are vibrant neon green with dark purple hues. It is an ideal choice for cannabis connoisseurs looking for buds loaded with truly unique smells and effects to enjoy. This is an any-time-of-the-day since it creates both Sativa and Indica effects.
Hawaiian Candy Strain
This Sativa-dominant hybrid cannabis rarity is the result of crossing the Hawaiian and Cotton Candy strains. Hawaiian Candy Ed is a THC dominant strain noted for its sweet-smelling buds and intense resin production.
The color makeup comprises deep green to light green leaves coated in crystals. Hawaiian Candy exudes sweet, tropical, and creamy scents, with hints of lemon that balance the final scent profile. The buds flood the room with their sweet candy smell as soon as you unpack them.
Hawaiian Delight Strain
Just as the name suggests, this strain is a delight for any cannabis connoisseur. Hawaiian Delight is a mostly Indica strain made by crossing Hawaiian, Skunk # 1, and Afghani strains.
This marvel of cannabis offers users an exciting scent profile with tones of diesel and earth plus enjoyable effects. Notably, Hawaiian Delight may help relax muscles and reduce pain or stress.
This strain eliminates social anxiety as you medicate yourself with it and puts you in the right mood for pleasant conversations. The THC index is around 20%, and due to its Indica nature, it is recommended for the end of the day or a time when you seek deep relaxation.
Hawaiian Duckfoot Strain
Hawaiian Duckfoot is a native cannabis strain from the Hawaiian islands with a unique peculiarity. The tips of the leaves are webbed, giving them the appearance of a duck's foot.
It is an Indica-dominant hybrid strain (70% Indica/30% Sativa) with THC levels of between 15% to 20%. This rare Hawaiian strain produces huge olive-green buds pierced by bright orange pistils and covered in a sticky layer of purple-tinted white trichome crystals.
The buds, when smoked, produce a dense sweet smoke with a sour flavor and an aroma of pineapple, skunk, and spice. Hawaiian Duckfoot induces full-bodied effects on the first few puffs, leaving you chatty, giggly, and euphoric. It may help with migraines, headaches, stress, and chronic fatigue.
Hawaiian Elephant Strain
This cannabis strain is a Hawaiian classic that lives up to its name due to its large size. Hawaiian Elephant, also known as Old Elephant, is a strain of pakalōlō (cannabis) Sativa that became popular in the 1960s and 1970s.
This strain was initially brought to Hawaii from Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. It has become a grower's favorite due to its massive buds and powerful effects.
Hawaiian Express Strain
Hawaiian Express is a rare and unique hybrid strain with a Sativa slant available in THC and CBD versions. Both have delicious aromas of sour and tropical fruits with citrus accents that complement the final scent profile.
Depending on whether it is marijuana or hemp, the effects of this strain vary. Generally, Hawaiian Express provides uplifting and energizing effects due to its Sativa nature. These effects promote focus and creativity while generating a state of physical and mental relaxation, perfect for chronic stress and pain, nausea, cravings, and depression.
This strain of unknown lineage presents particularly high levels of BCP or beta-caryophyllene, a terpene and cannabinoid that directly influences the final effects of this wonderful Hawaiian strain.
Hawaiian Herer Strain
A cross between the Hawaiian and Jack Herer strains, this delicious Sativa-dominant strain has sweet citrus and fresh fruit scents with earthy notes that complement its aroma profile.
Hawaiian Herer produces relaxing, mood-lifting effects with a sense of overall well-being, making you feel like watching the sunset on the shore of a Luau beach. Little is known about this mysterious Hawaiian strain, but there are a few online stores where you can get it in pre-rolled and vaping cartridges.
Hawaiian Lights Strain
Hawaiian Lights is a balanced hybrid strain resulting from crossing Blue Hawaiian and Northern Lights strains. This strain's THC levels range from 15% to 23%, and it also contains 1% CBD, which, together with its terpenes, produce a memorable "entourage effect."
The fruity-scented smoke of Hawaiian Lights produces brain-lifting visuals and effects that are sure to make you smile and feel soothingly calm without being overly narcotic.
Hawaiian Mandarin Strain
This marvelous cannabis strain is still covered in a veil of mystery because it is relatively new to the market. We suspect it may be a cross of the popular Mandarin Sunset strain and a native Hawaiian strain. Although more information is lacking about the odor, flavor profile, and effects, we know that it can have THC levels of up to 16% and a CBG content of 1%.
Hawaiian Mango Strain
Hawaiian Mango, also known as Hawaiian Banana, is rare and hard to find outside Hawaii or the West Coast. This strain results from crossing Mango Kush and Hawaiian strains, and its Indica / Sativa ratio and exact THC content are unknown.
The aroma is loaded with tropical notes and scents reminiscent of mango, just as the name suggests. Hawaiian Mango combines the deep Kush body effects with the revitalizing clear-head effects of Hawaiian strains, which can be ideal for treating poor appetite, moderate pain, insomnia, and symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Hawaiian Purple Kush Strain
Hawaiian Purple Kush is a delicious strain that combines the therapeutic magic and deep relaxation of the popular Purple Kush along with the uplifting effects of the Hawaiian strain. This hybrid strain is Indica-dominant strain (80% Indica/20% Sativa) and has THC levels of between 15% to 23%.
This strain also contains CBD and CBG though in trace amounts (~1%) which, together with the delicious myrcene-rich terpene profile, complement and balance the effects of this wonderful strain. Hawaiian Purple Kush makes you feel relaxed, happy, and cheerful, and its effects can help treat conditions such as pain, insomnia, and depression.
Hawaiian Spice Strain
Hawaiian Spice, also simply called Spice, is a rare strain of cannabis that comes from crossing two native Hawaii strains. The result is a balanced hybrid strain that produces luscious dark green leafy buds with vibrant green hues and a resinous trichome-rich shell brimming with therapeutic potency.
These buds exude an exciting tropical, herbal, and earthy flavor with distinctive spicy notes. A curious fact about this strain is that its initial breeder, Mr. Nice, called this strain "Spice" because it is one of the highest quality buds currently available on the cannabis market.
Hawaiian Spice contains THC levels ranging from 14% to 19% and generates a balanced high that makes you happy and creates a vacation-like feeling. Its just like relaxing at the beach.
Hawaiian Trinity Strain
This Hawaiian pakalōlō Sativa-dominant strain is the pride of the Pua Mana seed bank. It is a cross of the world-renowned Kana Gold and the Trinity strains.
This strain’s aroma is unique - a mix of burnt rubber smell, tropical scents, and outstanding funkiness. Hawaiian Trinity produces buds with an impressive 21% THC concentration and generates a physical rush that subsides into sedation as it wanes.
Hawaiian Pancake Strain
Very little is known about this rare strain as it is new to the market, and its lineage is unclear as is its cannabinoid profile. Nonetheless, 517 Legend Seed Co purports that Hawaiian Pancake is the result of crossing the Blueberry Pancake and Rambutan strains.
So, it appears this new rarity on the cannabis market shares genes with the world-renowned Hawaiian Maui Wowie. You probably won't get buds from this strain easily, but there are some sites online where you can find non-feminized seeds of this mysterious and rare Hawaiian strain.