Butterflies of Hawaii

Currently, there have been verified sighting records for 9 butterfly species from this region.

Hesperiidae Skippers)
Sandhill Skipper (Polites sabuleti)

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails
Asian Swallowtail (Papilio xuthus)

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs
Cabbage White (Pieris rapae )
Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe )

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies
Lampides boeticus
Hawaiian Blue, Blackburn’s Blue (Udara blackburni )

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies
Monarch (Danaus plexippus )
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae )
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)