Leahi lei takes its name from the Hawaiian name for Diamond Head. The word translates as the brow of the tuna. Hawaiians thought that Diamond Head resembled the head of a tuna fish swimming toward the ocean. The English name comes from a sparkling volcanic rock initially mistake for diamonds.
So with that history lesson we present another carefully crafted Hawaiian lei. Each natural orchid flower is folded lengthwise and strung. This is another fresh lei that can be worn by men or women for any occasion. It will stand out from others when worn as a graduation lei.
This lei has a three days before shipping advance notice requirement. Please order ahead of time.
Maile Lei Maile lei are a favorite for the groom at weddings, as a graduation lei and any special celebration. Sorry, cannot ship to California due to agriculture restrictions Maile lei are made from a tropical vine that is gathered in the wild. Early Hawaiians recognized this plant for it’s light vanilla aroma. The vines are […]
Carnation Lei Bright red and full this Hawaiian carnation lei is a reminder of the early days of Hawaiian visits. This is a special lei for any guest of honor, groom or new graduate. It is made with Hawaiian carnations which are grown for lei making. You must order this lei seven days in advance […]
Ohai Leis Ohai leis are a Hawaiian favorite. The ohai flower is seen in home gardens around the islands. The flower is prized for its brilliant color and complex shape. You can also have our lei maker add a twist of palakana flowers to add a hint of fragrance to your Ohai lei. Please order […]
Bulk Leis – Fresh Hawaiian Wholesale Leis Having a party or Hawaiian luau? Need graduation leis for all your friends? Your classmates? This is the perfect selection for economy leis. Our bulk leis are made in Hawaii using exotic orchids imported from Asia. They are fresh dendrobium orchids that arrive here by air. The color is […]
Akaka Lei The Akaka lei is carefully made with deep purple and bright white orchid flowers. This is a Hawaiian lei for men or women. The Akaka lei is about thirty six inches in length and just under two inches around. This lei must be ordered at least one week prior to shipment. Last minute […]
Maile Style Ti Leaf Lei We use Hawaiian grown ti leaves and wrap them for an open, large lei with a deep green color. The twisting lei making style leaves the tips of a few leaves unbraided. This is a popular lei and a more economical choice than maile. We also provide this lei when […]
Waipio Lei This Hawaiian lei is bright and stylish with a complex weave. We take natural, fresh purple orchids and infuse them with yellow and blue color. The folded style is called ‘mala’ and accents the beauty and color of this lei. The yellow and blue match a graduation lei for UCLA or other school. […]
Roberta Lei Roberta lei uses purple and white orchids that are carefully folded for this fresh Hawaiian lei. We then spire the colors around one another for a wide stripe pattern. This is a bold lei with an interesting and complex appearing design. The dendrobium orchids are a natural white and deep, rich purple. Our […]
Head haku are worn by women on special occasions. This is a great go-with for a graduation lei to honor someone on her special day. Our head haku is made on a base of tropical leaves. Our talented lei makers add floral accents with local blooms in an assortment of colors. We fill in with delicate […]
Butterfly Lei A Butterfly lei is a colorful favorite. Our skilled Hawaiian lei makers take loose orchid blooms and fold them so carefully. This folding technique creates a display reminiscent of the most beautiful of nature’s butterflies. Butterfly lei have an arched fold in the center of the petal. The open petals of each blossom […]
Pearl Lei Pearl lei show just how skilled our Hawaiian lei makers are. Each purple and white dendrobium flower is folded to line up the colors. This gives the pearl lei a white center and purple tips. This lei can be worn by men or women and popular at graduation ceremonies. It makes a great […]
Micro Ginger Lei Micro ginger leis are made from the fragrant Micronesian ginger flower. The fragrance is wonderful and can almost fill a room. We offer this remarkable bloom in several styles including color infused flowers. The color infusion will allow you to match your colors for your wedding or graduation. A Micro ginger lei […]