Naio (Myoporum sandwicense) belongs to the Myoporaceae family. It is a semi-tall evergreen tree that is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. This tree grows in shrublands, dry to wet forests, and up to a height of 9 m. The bark is often dark, rough and furrowed when growing. The leaves are elliptic to lanceolate, arranged alternately, often crowded near the ends of the stems. The flowers are tubular bell shape, white or pink with darker blotches at the base of the lobes, and bloom all year. The fruit is a waxy white drupe that is 8 mm across, juicy, and bitter taste.