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 lei maker must gently create an open cone from the petals. The open top of the cone faces outward on the lei.
The wide striping of purple and white make this a lei that will stand out as a graduation lei, at a Hawaiian wedding or for any special guest. The Roberta lei can be worn by men or women and is suitable for any occasion. The contrasting purple and white will stand out against most any outfit include a graduation gown.
This makes a full lei about two inches wide and over three feet long. It is worn closed and draped over the shoulders. It takes more than 500 flowers to create this popular Hawaiian lei.
It is durable and easy to care for. It fares well when shipping to the mainland, even to the east coast.
When you receive your fresh lei just mist the flowers with a bit of clean water and keep it in a bag in the refrigerator until ready to wear. The Roberta lei is not fragrant. As always we appreciate receiving your order well in advance of your event. May and June are especially busy with graduation ceremonies both on the mainland and here in Hawaii.
Eden Lei Eden lei have an amazing look due to the care and patience of our very skilled lei makers. The folds of the flowers create a soft curved look. The purple and white orchids also show shades of pink when folded. We also make this lei with solid white flowers or a rich jade […]
Leahi Lei 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 […]
Fresh Orchid Leis Leis for graduation, Hawaiian weddings, birthdays or retirement. Honor someone special with a fresh Hawaiian orchid lei. What kind of flowers are leis made of? These particular leis are hand made with orchids. These flowers are bred just for making garlands and corsages. So they will stay fresh during the one or two […]
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 […]
Standard Leis – Fresh Hawaiian 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 a reddish […]
Color Orchid Leis Color orchid leis naturally infused in blue, green, yellow or red. Match your graduation lei with your school colors. Or choose a color orchid lei to match your wedding theme. These exotic Asian orchids are naturally infused with vivid color while still on the stems. These orchids are not ‘dyed’ or ‘tinted’ so […]
Hawaiian Lei – Anuenue Style Hawaiian lei made in the local Anuenue style are infused with brilliant color. The name is from the Hawaiian word for rainbow. We offer this stylish woven lei in four different colors for you. The orchid blooms are sewn together in a slightly flat style. This lei is more than […]
Kahala Lei Kahala lei are a perfect mix of springtime color. The soft jade orchids are sewn in with color infused yellow orchids. The name of Kahala is associated with an upscale neighborhood on Oahu. The Honolulu Marathon runs through this area. This lovely lei is appropriate for every occasion. It can be given to […]
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 can be given as a graduation lei or for any other event. […]
Kukui Nut Leis Kukui nut leis are made from the nut of the kukui tree. Highly polished in black or brown. Kukui nut leis are about 34-36 inches long and are strung on a matching ribbon. They last for years and years as the kukui nuts are preserved by the polishing process. This lei is […]