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The Hawaiian flower leis made our wedding very special. I even got a HAKU, which is a elegant flower headpiece for the bride. The wearing of a Haku lei meaning for the bride to wear a crown to showcasing honor, respect and celebration
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A Hawaiian Flower Lei A Symbol of Love
The meaning of the Hawaiian Lei - A tradition of beauty and honor Lei, is Hawaiian word meaning garland or necklace of flowers. They are given to people as a sign of welcome or farewell. A lei can be made from many materials, but the most common is fresh flowers, leaves, vines, fern fronds, and seeds. The flowers most used are those of plumerias, tuberose, carnations, orchids and pikake. Although, Maile leaves, ferns and Tī leaves are very popular as well as traditional among hula dancers.
Wedding Leis are a Symbol of love that the couple has for each other - The wedding party wear leis as an extension of love for everyone who is there to witness the event and the spirit of aloha that presides over the ceremony.
Hawaiian Leis are given with a kiss as a sign of cheer and hospitality - The custom of wearing leis originated with the ancient Polynesians, who wore necklaces of leaves or ferns, dried shells, fruits, beads, and flowers to enhance personal beauty, as a symbol of status and royalty.
Gift of Aloha - The Hawaiian Lei became popularized during the 1800’s, when visitors traveling by way of steamboats, came to the Hawaiian Islands. The Leis were given to each visitor, along with the familiar, “Aloha”, as a way to welcome visitors. Give the "Gift of Aloha" at your wedding event as a special way to say I LOVE YOU. Our Hawaiian Leis are perfect Hawaiian gifts and we offer a large variety of Orchid Leis, Graduation Leis, Luau Leis, Mother's Day Leis, and Wedding Leis.
Learn About Hawaiian Leis
1. What do Hawaiian leis mean?
More loosely defined, a lei is any series of objects strung together with the intent to be worn. The most popular concept of a lei in Hawaiian culture is a wreath of flowers presented upon arriving or leaving as a symbol of affection.
2. What is the symbolism of a lei?
Traditionally, Hawaiian leis are a symbol of ALOHA. When someone is given a lei, it is a symbol of honor, love and friendship as well as a greeting. Sharing Aloha is a Hawaiian tradition known around the world. Give a gift of Aloha with unique Orchid Leis, Graduation Leis, Luau Leis, Mother's Day Leis, Wedding Leis. or any special occasion, Learn more at about the history of the Hawaiian flower lei.
3. How long does a Hawaiian Lei Last?
Typically, orchid leis last about 5-7 days with proper care. Orchids are generally sturdy and because they gather moisture and nutrients from the air, this helps the Hawaiian lei last up to 7 days after it is made. Checkout out our Lei care guide and video.
4. How do you dispose of a lei?
As a tradition, throwing a lei in the trash is a sign of disrespect and should be avoided. The best way to dispose of a lei is the traditional way, returning the lei back to the land/earth. The best way to do this is to remove the flowers from the string of your Hawaiian Lei and scatter them in the ocean/body of water, bury the lei in the earth or burn it to return back into the air.
5. What is the meaning of Hawaiian Lei?
Everything has a purpose and meaning in the Hawaiian culture, a Haku lei means “weaver of lei,” or “lei maker.” Therefore Haku is really a style of "Haku" braiding of a lei made of fresh flowers and leaves that is made in the haku braiding style. The Haku lie is a lei woron on the head as a crown. It is a special lei given at celebrations to beautify, show honor and respect. Haku leis are given and received as Graduation Leis, Mother's Day Leis, and Wedding Leis.
6. Where can I find real flower leis for sale?
If you are visiting the Hawaiian Islands, you can find fresh leis everywhere including local shops, Walmart and Costco. Prices range from store to store so you need to shop around. There are several top online lei stores. Buy Hawaiian Lei has leis for sales available locally on the islands as well as shipped nationwide. We strive to deliver the freshest quality, and customer service at the beset prices.
7. Where can I purchase leis in bulks?
You can find authentic fresh leis, blooms & flower leis at the lowest price guaranteed at our store. Buy leis in bulk plus get free shipping. Contact us today email@example.com or call us at 1 (808) 304-1046.
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