Hala Lei

$50.00

The traditional Hawaiian Hala Lei is a rare beauty. The brightly colored yellow and yellow/red fruit of the Hala tree is carefully cut and shaped and strung by expert lei makers to make this striking and meaningful lei.  Hala leis are used primarily in Hawaiian culture to mark the end of a journey, like graduation.  It is also used to mark the ultimate end, when someone passes away.

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Hala Lei

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COMPOSITION & CONSTRUCTION

Shape: Conical
Materials Used: Pandanus Tectorius (Pandanaceae)
Hawaiian Name: Hala
Only the fruit of the Pandanus are used to create this stunning lei.

DIMENSIONS

Width: 2 inches in diameter.
Length: Hangs about 16 inches from neck when worn (34 inches long before being tied).

CARE

Durability: Very durable and long-lasting.
Instructions: Refrigerate in bag or container.

RELATED INFORMATION

Pandanus hala is among Hawaii’s most popular plants with the yellow-to-orange star-burst conical shape with a small fragrance. They have since become representative in various hula events, and being the favored lei of the goddess, Hiʻiaka-i-ka-poli-o-Pele. When the fruit ripens in the midpoint of hardness and softness, drupes of the hala are then picked and harvested to create this wonderful lei.

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Additional information

Weight0.42500 lbs
Dimensions21.0 × 4.5 × 2.0 in

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