Posted by: kauaikolea2 | April 25, 2012

May Day is Lei Day in Kauai !*!

**This is one of three lei that was made from Plumeria Trees at Islander on the Beach. It was hand crafted by one of the great employees and is on the railing of condo 250.  They were very generous and gave us 3 Plumeria Lei.  What a great day!

This is a very exciting time of year on Kauai.  There are several events going on to support Lei Day for your enjoyment on various days.

Lei Contest and May Day Celebration: May 5, 2012 – Kauai Museum

This will be the 32nd Annual Lei Contest and May Day Celebration at the museum.  It is a day to celebrate the Hawaiian culture.  You can expect an incredible display of colorful lei’s through the museum.  Guests can also try your own hand at lei making, or watch lei masters demonstrate their art.

Activities during the event:

  • 10:30am to 2:00pm, on the grounds, with no admission –  wander around, make or buy a lei, and watch the demonstrations and purchase some delicious Hawaiian food
  • 11:00am to 3:00pm, Doors to the museum open for lei viewing with an admission.
  • 1:00pm, there is an award ceremony for lei makers on the front porch
  • 3:00pm, the silent auction for the lei ends and you can pick up your lei on the front porch
  • 3:30pm, live auction selling all the unclaimed lei
  • 4:00pm, Museum closes

Sponsored by the County of Kauai and the office of Economic Development – Private non-profit organization.  Donations are appreciated.  J

Kauai Museum
4428 Rice St.
Lihue, Hawai’i 96766

Mon — Sat 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Sundays and holidays

General Public: $10.00
Seniors (65+): $8.00
Kama‘aina (with state ID): $8.00
Students (ages 13 to 17): $6.00
Children (ages 6 to 12): $2.00
Under 5: Free




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