Our Akaka lei takes it’s name from the famous waterfall and park near Hilo on the Big Island. This natural beauty inspired a fusion of white and purple orchids. The beauty of the Akaka lei comes not only from the vibrant flowers but in the style of making this Hawaiian lei. Our lei makers blend the deep purple with the bright white dendrobium orchids. The flowers are sewn close together with just the right amount of spacing to give it the unique look and round fullness.
This lei must be ordered at least one week prior to shipment. Last minute orders are subject to cancellation.
This lovely lei can be worn by men or women. It is suitable for weddings and also as a graduation lei where it is sure to stand out. It is also appropriate to give or wear on any occasion.
The Akaka lei is a standard 36-38 inches around. It is about 2 inches in width. This lei is not fragrant and will last five days or so after it is made.
As with all of our orchid leis this can be kept refrigerated in a bag until needed. A mist of clean water will keep it a bit fresher. Our shipping cost includes special boxing and material to keep your lei fresh during transit.
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