May Day is Lei Day on Kaua‘i

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Viewers and bidders to the free Kaua‘i Museum lei contest browse through the many varieties of lei on display Sunday at the Royal Sonesta Kaua‘i Resort Lihu‘e ballroom.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Na‘e, Ana and Mehana Vaughan beam in their May Day is Lei Day finery, including mu‘umu‘u and lei, Sunday at the Kaua‘i Museum lei contest at the Royal Sonesta Kaua‘i Resort Lihu‘e ballroom.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Hilina‘ikananiokamahina Kahaunaele holds up her completed lei for the Kaua‘i Museum Keiki La Lei Contest Sunday at the Royal Sonesta Kaua‘i Resort Lihu‘e ballroom.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Kaua‘i Family and Community Education’s Marina Pascua wears her “forever lei No. 18 created during the pandemic” while helping guests create lei Sunday during the Kaua‘i Museum’s lei contest at the Royal Sonesta Kaua‘i Resort Lihu‘e ballroom.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Magic Calig uses her entire body to create a lei for the Kaua‘i Museum Keiki La Lei contest Sunday at the Royal Sonesta Kaua‘i Resort Lihu‘e ballroom.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Terry Phillips of the Kaua‘i Family and Community Education Association applauds Sea and Bob Peterson for demonstrating the true meaning of lei Sunday following the couple’s creating their own lei at the Kaua‘i Museum lei competition at the Royal Sonesta Kaua‘i Resort Lihu‘e ballroom.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Hendrix and Ava Gushman of Kalaheo work with various flowers from their yard to create lei for the Kaua‘i Museum Keiki La Lei contest Sunday at the Royal Sonesta Kaua‘i Resort Lihu‘e.

May Day is Lei Day in Hawai‘i, and at the Royal Sonesta Kaua‘i Resort Lihu‘e, lei were in all their splendor Sunday at the Kaua‘i Museum Walter &Irmalee Pomroy Lei Contest and Keiki La Lei Contest in the resort’s ballroom.

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