Tuesday, May 7, 2019

2019 Annual Lei Day Contest at Kapiolani Park, Honolulu, HI

The calm before the "storm" of people who will line up to view the leis on display.  


Giant ipu.

The Band Stand featured live entertainment.

The Royal Court views the lei before the display opens to the public.


Other art and craft on display in neighboring tents.

Demos on how to make lei.

Hala art.

Different kinds of flowers which represent the various islands.
Beginner Lei category.

Beginner lei winners.

Hat lei
Lavender.


Unusual dried hat lei.

Pink/red lei category.

Mayor's Grand Prize



Green lei category.

Purple lei category.






Orange/yellow lei category.







Mixed color category.

This is how my lei should be worn.  It is the kui method with crown flowers, stephanotis and hypericum.

Top, back of lei.

Detail closeup of bind point - wear like a necklace.  Unfortunately, the way the lei are displayed on the board does not allow the viewer to see how the lei should be worn.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sogetsu Hawaii Branch Exhibition 2019 at Neiman Marcus



The two photos above were done by Kristen Chan and Joyce Tomonari.



Yellow and purple arrangement above by Yuko Metcaff.














Maki Takushi did the above large arrangement.