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2007 Lei Day Events in Hawaii

Events celebrating the 80th annual Lei Day holiday which took place in Hawaii on May 1, 2007.

May 1, 2007 (all islands)
Wear a Lei on May Day

It is a longtime tradition in Hawaii to wear a flower lei on May 1. Almost everybody does it from little kids in school, to Waikiki visitors, to executives at Hawaii's top corporations.

May 1, 2007 (Oahu)
Kapiolani Park Lei Day Festival
On Tuesday May 1st there will be an Oahu Lei Day Celebration in Kapiolani Park from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event will feature music by the Makaha Sons, Kapena, and the Royal Hawaiian Band. The 2007 Lei Queen and her Royal Court will be presented and there will also be lei exhibits and food booths. For more information about this free event phone 808-692-5118.

May 1, 2007 (Oahu)
Cazimero Brothers Waikiki Shell Concert
The annual Brothers Cazimero Lei Day Concert at the Waikiki Shell in Kapiolani Park will begin at 7:30 p.m. on May 2, 2007. Call 877-750-4400 to purchase tickets. Guest performers will include winners of Hilo's Merrie Monarch Hula Festival and Miss Aloha Hula Keonilei Fairbanks.

May 1, 2007 (Big Island)
Hilo Lei Making Competition
There will be a lei making competition and a Lie Day Queen pageant on May 1, 2007 at the Mooheau Bandstand in Downtown Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii.

May 1, 2007 (Kauai)
Lihue May Day Lei Contest and Fair
The 26th annual Lihue May Day Lei Contest and Fair will take place at the Kauai Museum on May 1, 2007. Contest entries can be submitted on the day of the contest from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. There will be arts and crafts and food vendors on the museum lawn from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information phone 808-245-6931.

May 2, 2007 (Oahu)
Kawaiahao Church Lei Day Ceremony
There will be a lei day ceremony and service at the historic Kawaiahao Church in the capitol district of Downtown Honolulu on May 2, 2007 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Phone 808-692-5118 for more information.

May 2, 2007 (Maui)
Brothers Cazimero Maui Arts Center Concert
Robert and Roland Cazimero will perform a second Lei Day Concert at the Maui Arts Center on May 2, 2007. Tickets cost $10 to $40. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and pre-show activities, featuring hula dancing, music, arts and crafts, and food booths will begin at 5:30 in the Yokouchi Founders Court

May 5, 2007 (Big Island)
Waikoloa May Day Hoolaulea
The Kings Shops at the Waikoloa Beach Resort will present a May Day Festival on Saturday May 5 featuring Hawaiian culture exhibitions, arts and crafts, cooking demonstrations, and Hawaiian music on the center stage.

May 6, 2007 (Big Island)
Hilo Palace Theater Lei Day Festival
On Sunday, May 6, 2007 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. there will be Lei Day Celebration at the historic Palace Theater in the city of Hilo on the Big Island. There will be hula dancing and live music on stage plus historic slides and short films of master lei makers. At the end of the event their will be a community sing-along of "May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii" accompanied by the theater's historic pipe organ. Event is free.

See also:
- About the Lei Day Holiday
- Other May Events in Hawaii
- More About Holidays in Hawaii
- All Events in Hawaii

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