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The History of the Hawaiian Lei
The lei custom was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands by early Polynesian voyagers, who took an incredible journey from Tahiti, navigating by the stars in sailing canoes. With these early settlers, the lei tradition in Hawaii was born.
Leis were constructed of flowers [...].
A Custom of Aloha
With the advent of tourism in the islands, the [flower] lei quickly became the symbol of Hawaii to millions of visitors worldwide. [...].
Lei giving is a regular part of any special occasion such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and graduations.
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