Blue Hawaiian Strain

Blue Hawaiian was bred from the parent strains Blueberry and Hawaiian Sativa. Blue Hawaiian is a hybrid strain as it is bred between a Sativa and Blueberry, which is an Indica that is made by crossing Purple Thai with Thai.

Blue Hawaiian Strain

Although Blue Hawaiian is a hybrid strain, it is Sativa-dominant. Blue Hawaiian has an Indica / Sativa ratio of around 3:7.


Blue Hawaiian does not in fact get its name from the famous cocktail or from that one Elvis movie, but from the fact that it is bred from Blueberry and Hawaiian Sativa.

Although this may be the case, this strain does have a sweet, tropical flavor that is very reminiscent of the cocktail, so that makes the name even more appropriate.

Strain Appearance

Blue Hawaiian is a strain of marijuana that’s well-known for its looks. Its orangy and light green buds make this strain really stand out from the crowd. The buds are also coated in these orange and red hairs and blanketed in sparkling trichomes.

Once Blue Hawaiian plants mature, they develop an Indica-like structure. Their lime-green leaves are tightly coiled and the buds are nice and dense throughout.

In a few particular phenotypes of Blue Hawaiian, the buds can have a slight blue or purple hue due to the presence of anthocyanin pigments that can be stimulated by colder temperatures in the vegetative stage of the growing process.

Blue Hawaiian plants produce dense flowers that are small to medium in size. They are blanketed in sticky white trichomes and have bright orange pistils running throughout.

Strain Flavor

Blue Hawaiian is well-known for its sweet, tropical flavor. The taste of Blue Hawaiian when ignited is reminiscent of sweet berries, with a hint of citrus.

These sweet flavors are balanced with a natural earthiness, giving notes of fresh soil. These sweet and earthy notes are complemented by a mild spice as well.

On the exhale, you may detect some woody and piney notes. With all these tropical and fruity notes, a couple of tokes of Blue Hawaiian will make you feel like you’re on a sunny beach in Hawaii with a nice fruity cocktail in your hand.

What could be better?

Strain Aroma

Blue Hawaiian has a delicious aroma that is full of sweet scents, very similar to blueberry and other sweet berries and tropical fruits such as pineapple.

There is also a pleasant earthiness to the aroma, with a slight muskiness that compliments the sweet, tropical, and fruity notes. There is also a slight herbal quality to the aroma thanks to the Myrcene terpenes.

Strain Cannabinoids

In Blue Hawaiian, THC levels are known to reach as high as 24%, and its CBD levels are less than 1%.

Strain Terpenes

The most abundant terpene in Blue Hawaiian marijuana is Myrcene. This terpene is the most commonly found terpene in all strains of cannabis. Myrcene has an earthy, herbal quality with notes of pepper.

It can also be found in thyme and lemongrass. In Blue Hawaiian, the next most abundant terpenes are Caryophyllene, which has a peppery flavor, and Pinene which has a pine flavor.

Strain Side Effects

Because of the slow-acting effects of Blue Hawaiian, it is possible for users to overconsume this strain. In higher doses, some people may experience dry mouth and eyes.

Also because of this reason and due to the high THC content without much CBD present, higher doses of Blue Hawaiian may result in experiencing heightened anxiety and paranoia.

Some users also report a feeling of dizziness when taken at higher doses.

Medical Benefits

Blue Hawaiian has a deep relaxation effect without being overly sedating. Because of this, it is a popular choice for those who are suffering from stress and anxiety.

Because of its energizing and uplifting qualities, it is recommended for use during the day as it won’t inebriate the user.

The uplifting effects of Hawaiian Blue may also provide short-term relief for people who are suffering from such conditions as depression and other mood disorders.

Blue Hawaiian is also recommended for use in order to help manage some chronic pain conditions such as arthritis.

Some people also use Blue Hawaiian to relieve pain from headaches and to alleviate muscular pain and other injuries such as joint sprains and strains.

Many people agree that Blue Hawaiian is a moderate antiemetic, with a moderate ability to help relieve feelings of nausea.

Strain Review

Strain Review

Blue Hawaiian is a real top-notch strain with a higher than average THC content.

This extra strength does not sacrifice any flavor though, as Blue Hawaiian is one of the sweetest strains out there, with notes of blueberries, pine, and tropical fruits such as pineapple.

The effects of Blue Hawaiian are very mood-enhancing and euphoric. Many people describe the effects as uplifting, making this strain a good choice for those who smoke during the daytime.

This strain, despite its high THC content, will not make you sluggish and stuck on the couch. This strain is often described as a social strain of marijuana, on account of its uplifting, energizing effects.

Due to the potent THC level of Blue Hawaiian, it is not recommended for cannabis newbies. It is known to sometimes produce psychedelic effects such as auditory and visual distortions, so tread carefully when lighting up this one.

This strain is also known as being a real creeper! Its effects can sometimes take a little while to take hold, so be careful not to overconsume as you may become overwhelmed by a sudden wave of super-stoned.

Once the effects set in completely, Blue Hawaiian users will find that the more physical relaxation effects will come to the forefront.

These effects, however, aren’t super strong sedation and rather a mild relaxation without experiencing couchlock or full-body sedation.

Strain Grow Info

Strain Seeds

For bud growers out there, the good news is that Blue Hawaiian seeds are available to purchase online from many different reputable seed sellers.

Another option is to grow a clone from a clipping of a mature Blue Hawaiian plant if you have access to this.

Strain Flowering Time

Blue Hawaiian can be grown both indoors and outdoors. It is important to note, however, that if you’re growing Blue Hawaiian indoors then the plants can reach a height of around six feet when fully grown.

Because of this, we recommend that you train the plant in the early vegetative stage in order to keep the height and shape of the plants under control.

Blue Hawaiian plants take around 63 days to grow indoors. Growing Blue Hawaiian plants is a relatively high maintenance process as they require regular pruning and trimming once the plants begin flourishing.

If you’re planning to grow Blue Hawaiian outdoors, you should know that they thrive in warm and sunny conditions in a Mediterranean-like climate. The average daily temperature for prime growth should remain around 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

If you want your Blue Hawaiian buds to have a blueish or purplish hue, then it is recommended that you “shock” the plants by exposing them to cold temperatures at nighttime.

This will stimulate the anthocyanin pigments in the flowers which bring out these beautiful colors. It is important to note, however, that this does not affect the taste, aroma, or the effect of Blue Hawaiian. It is purely for aesthetic purposes.

Strain Yield

Those growing their Blue Hawaiian plants indoors can expect a yield of around 16 to 20 ounces per square meter. Outdoor growers, however, can expect a generous yield of 24 ounces per square meter.

Final Thoughts On Blue Hawaiian

One important thing to remember about the Blue Hawaiian strain of cannabis is that THC levels can vary depending on the variety. Some crops can measure as low as 15% THC levels when tested in the lab.

Other samples of this strain will show THC levels as high as 24%, which is higher than your average strain of marijuana.

Because of this, inexperienced cannabis users should take caution when using Blue Hawaiian, and be mindful of this wide range of potency.

The main selling point of Blue Hawaiian is its beautiful bright green color with bright orange pistils with red, furry-looking trichomes blanketed across its dense, small to medium-sized buds.

In addition to this, the sweet, fruity aroma and flavor make this a strain for those cannabis connoisseurs who have a taste for fruity flavors.

Blue Hawaiian is a strain with one of the most floral and tropical tastes that you can get, with a nice mellow woodiness on the exhale.

The effects of Blue Hawaiian can be very desirable as they are uplifting and mood-elevating without being too overly-sedating.

Because of the high THC content along with the slow onset of the effects, users should be very careful to not over-consume.

Go easy when smoking this bud and give the effects a chance to set in before toking more of this bud. You’ll thank yourself for being cautious, believe us!

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