Dragonflies in Hawaii

Hawaii is home to the largest dragonfly of the US. The giant Hawaiian dragonfly or pinao is endemic to the state. It has a wingspan of around 4-6 inches and is usually found in higher altitudes. The Blackburn dragonfly is also a native of the state. It is red and black. The other species mentioned in the list below are not endemic to Hawaii.

Types of Dragonflies in Hawaii

  • Blackburn Dragonfly
  • Black Saddlebags
  • Dragonhunter
  • Orange Meadowhawk
  • Shadow Darner
  • Common Green Darner
  • Giant Hawaiian Dragonfly
  • Twelve-spotted Skimmer
  • Slaty Skimmer