Lei Day

Starts May 1, 2023 then every year on the 1st of May

Since 1928, this has been a day of celebration honoring the month of Lei (May) as well as fragrant flower leis that greet many visitors to the Hawaiian Islands. Each Island has its own special flower of which leis are made, and these are gifted at parades and other celebrations. Whether worn for hula or given as a welcome or farewell, leis represent one singular thing: love. Learn more…