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What’s the Best Lei for Mother’s Day and Graduation Day? Expert Tips for Picking the Perfect Garlands

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What’s the Best Lei for Mother’s Day and Graduation Day? Expert Tips for Picking the Perfect Garlands

Presenting a beautiful lei to Mom on Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 14, is in keeping with a thoughtful, time-honored tradition in the Hawaiian Islands and far beyond these tropical shores.

And shortly after the Mother’s Day holiday, families and friends will celebrate student achievement in May and June by giving lei at school graduation ceremonies. Some students will receive so many lei, in fact, that their necks will disappear as their smiles grow wider and wider.

Needless to say, the springs months are an extra-busy time for lei makers and sellers. This includes bulklei.com, which offers discount prices and fast shipping on a wide variety of garlands.

How to Choose Lei for Moms

What’s the best lei for Mother’s Day? Here are some suggestions to make Mom oh-so happy:

When purchasing lei for the family matriarch, popular choices include garlands with sweet-smelling blossoms and intricate handwork. Two perfect examples of this are the Purple Christina Orchid Lei and Ms. World Pikky Orchid Lei. These lovely creations eloquently express appreciation for all that mothers do for their families throughout the year.

How to Choose Lei for Graduating Students

What’s the best lei for graduation ceremonies? Here are some ideas for honoring your favorite scholars as they clutch those diplomas and proudly embark on the next phases of their lives:

For both male and female students, bright and showy blossoms are sure to be a hit. Consider a Green Pikky Orchid Lei with its elaborate layers of color. This stunning lei conveys a sense of importance and accomplishment.

For girls and women specifically, think feminine and fragrant garlands. You can’t go wrong with a Yellow Shell Lei, Green Shell Lei or White Shell Lei. They’re all attractive and delicate choices.

For boys and men, popular items include the Tiger Kukui Nut Lei, Brown Kukui Nut Lei and Black Kukui Net Lei.All these strands are masculine, durable and inexpensive.

So whether the occasion is Mother’s Day or Graduation Day, nothing says love like a lei.

ING Direct Cafe Hawai‘i – helping entrepreneurs of all ages!

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ING Direct Cafe Hawai‘i – helping entrepreneurs of all ages!

Seedless White Li Hing Mui

The energetic orange folks at ING Direct Café Hawai‘i are supporting kid-biz and local small businesses by lending some shelf space to some of our awesome care packages! The LeiHut Island Fruits Care Package, Spam Musubi Care Package, and 100% Kona Coffee Care Package are on display and ready to be taken home today!

ING Direct Café cares about their community, with a special focus on kids. Ten percent of net proceeds from LeiHut care packages go to the non-profit Lemonade Alley, an organization that promotes business and financial literacy for children. ING Direct has partnered with Lemonade Alley to bring the competition from Hawai‘i to 7 other cities across the mainland U.S. this summer!

For all you islanders who’d like to pick up a care package instead of having it shipped, be sure to stop by the café! You’ll be supporting a great cause and local Hawaiian businesses!

LeiHut Products at ING Direct Cafe
LeiHut Products for Charity

Hawaiian Eyewear Cases

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Hawaiian Eyewear Cases

A scratch on your glasses lens is annoying and can have a harmful effect on your vision. Whether it be reading glasses or sunglasses, keeping your lenses in a protective case is the best way to ensure you can continue to see the world clearly.

LeiHut is proud to offer a line of beautiful eyeglass pouches that are all handmade in Hawaii. Each pouch is adorned with a real coconut shell button shaped like a “honu” (Hawaiian for “turtle.”) Now through March 6th, pink eyeglass pouches are 50% off! Limited quantities available. Order yours here

Hawaiian Eyeglass Pouch
Coconut Shell Honu Button
Hawaiian Eyeglass Pouch

Pineapple Candy Paradise

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Pineapple Candy Paradise

Juicy, tropical, and sweetened by the Hawaiian sun, pineapple is one of Hawaii’s favorite fruits. It is a truly special treat because the pineapple plant takes two years to bear fruit! Locals and visitors to the islands enjoy pineapple as a snack, in meals, and desserts!

Pineapple Hard Candy LeiHut
Pineapple Hard Candy

If you can’t get fresh pineapple, the next best thing to transport your tastebuds to paradise is pineapple candy! Hard candy is a perfect pick-me-up to keep around in your office desk drawer, in the car, beach bag or lunch box. Now for a limited time we have a huge sale on pineapple candy! This popular flavor is sure to fly off the shelves, so stock up on savings before it’s too late! Score your bag here.

Tuna & Taro Dog Treats

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Tuna & Taro Dog Treats

When it comes to island cuisine, tuna and taro are popular ingredients. ‘Ahi is the name for bigeye tuna in Hawaii, and it is served in every way – from sushi to steaks. Taro has been a staple in the Hawaiian diet for centuries and is used to make poi.

Tuna & Taro dog treats

Human beings have taken delight in these eats, and now it’s time to share the tastiness with man’s best friend. These fish-shaped Tuna & Taro dog treats are as cute as they are crunchy and delicious and nutritious. They’re freshly baked with aloha by TLC Dog Treats in Mililani, Oahu. No preservatives or artificial ingredients are added.

Tuna & Taro dog treats

LeiHut is offering Tuna & Taro Treats for 50% off now through February 20th or while supplies last. Score your bag here before they’re gone!

Coconut Candy Crazed

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Coconut Candy Crazed

We admit it, we’re kind of obsessed. Okay, more than kind of. We have a total coconut CRAZE. In Hawaii, this irresistible tropical flavor gets incorporated into almost every food. From pancakes to cocktails to curries dishes, coconut is an all around performer. Coconut crazy people often need an instant way to satisfy their cravings. This is when coconut candies come into play. Hard candies are the perfect on-the-go solution for coconut lovers. Each piece is individually wrapped, which makes for easy stashing in desk drawers, car glove compartments, purses, lunch bags and any other place where a coconut craving may strike. Hard candies do not melt easily and stay fresh for a long time. These delicious candies are full of sweet coconut flavor and are sure to bring a smile to your lips.

Coconut Hard Candy LeiHut
Coconut Hard Candy Bag LeiHut

You’ll smile even more when you see that we’ve got a special limited time offer on coconut candy. Now through January 30th, or while supplies last, all coconut candy is 50% off! Stock up on savings and satisfy those cravings before it’s too late! Check out the deal here.