This plant is a Heliconia. These are very vibrant plants, with sweet nectar flowers inside their bracts (outer shell). The bracts make it hard to get to the nectar, which allows protection from certain species of birds. Although this plant is not native to the Hawaiian islands, it thrives in the tropical climate and is a non-invasive species.
Our interpretation of this plant is to recognize and protect your inner strengths, like the Heliconia plant. We can shine bright as we utilize our talents and strengths, but we also must protect them from the evil of the world. We can contribute and thrive in our communities as we do this. This strength inside us can also be called Mana, which translates to ‘Unseen Power.