$36.00 – $108.00
It is said that in old Hawaii, pakalana was hung over the crib of a newborn baby so that they could smell the sweetness of life. The precious pakalana lei is an island favorite for special occasions like summer birthdays, graduations and weddings. Please note that pakalana is seasonal, only available during the summer months, and in limited supply, substitution may be necessary. Restrictions may apply.
|Two-Strand –||$36.00||Five-Strand –||$90.00|
|Three-Strand –||$54.00||Six-Strand –||$108.00|
**Extremely perishable. We suggest shipping within Hawaii or West Coast delivery zones only. Mid-US, East Coast, and Canada deliveries are shipped at the buyer’s risk and are not guaranteed. By adding this item, you are accepting this disclaimer.
Additional Product Information
COMPOSITION & CONSTRUCTION
Materials Used: Pakalana blossoms
Hawaiian Name: Pakalana
Scientific Name: Telosma Cordata
Fragile single strand pakalana lei are connected by a green ribbon.
Width: 1 inch in diameter.
Length: Hangs about 18 inches from neck when worn (40 inches long before being tied).
Durability: Extremely Perishable.
Instructions: Keep dry, wrap in waxed paper, and refrigerate. Should be handled as little as possible.
The pakalana flower is native to India and China, but it thrives in the Hawaiian Islands. The plant is a member of the Asclepiadaceae or Milkweed family with a slender vine and woolly branches. The heart-like shape flower has five, pointed petals, that resemble a heart. About 0.5 inches in length, the blossoms are greenish-yellow in color and are often at times revealing their typical fluffy seeds.
|Dimensions||20.0 × 3.5 × 1.0 in|
2-Strand, 3-Strand, 4-Strand, 5-Strand, 6-Strand