Women wearing a flower behind their right ear are showing that they are available and those women wearing a flower behind their left ear are showing that they are in a relationship. Tourists generally do not have to follow this guideline.
The plumeria is generally the flower that Hawaiian women wear to show if they are single or not. This flower comes in many colors and it has a very aromatic smell. It works well for hula skirts and attire too, making it very popular in this tropical state. Women may wear a single flower or they may wear a small cluster of them.