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Hula and Mele: Lei

Library and Web Resources

Lei Making

A haku lei of red flowers and greens placed on a lauhala mat

Videos

Below are videos digitized by Sinclair Library. To view, click on the link labelled "Web Site/Electronic Resource" near the bottom of the screen.

Books

Feather and Shell Lei

Bill Char Demonstrates Wili Lei

Master lei maker Bill Char makes a wili (wrap) lei and explains his technique.

Lei Sellers in Old Hawai‘i

Lei sellers
Lei sellers in Hawai‘i, early 20th century
Courtesy of the Hawaii State Archives Photograph Collection

Flowers & Plants - Books

Flowers & Plants on the Web

Lehua blossom

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