Talk:Lei (garland)

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Historical context missing[edit]

I'm just gonna point it out... I feel the article lack some historical context like how these leis where used by royalty and the symbolism for each lei etc. I'm no expert but it would be nice to get an expert on the this matter to help out separate the fakery that might come about by commercial advertising from the real history of the lei. Like information about how "kukui nut leis" were only initially used by royalty or is this just a fake story to sell products. It's really difficult to determine if this information is historically the case. Getonyourfeet 23:51, 29 March 2007 (UTC)

Added to my list. —Viriditas | Talk 05:18, 12 May 2007 (UTC)

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(Hawaiian song) May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii, composed by Hawk, is one of the popular modern Hawaiian songs. On May 9, 2008, this song was sung by Glee Club, with hula dancer Piilani and The Royal Hawaiian Band, at the Conch Shells of Iolani Palace Concert.

This needs references please. Viriditas (talk) 07:47, 10 May 2008 (UTC)
BAD ARTICLE!!!! LEis are not necessarily necklaces! They can be open, or worn as wraps. Leios can not ony be worn around the neck but around the head, wrist, waist, leg, ancle, shoulder,,et. Furthermore this ETHNOCENTRIC AND UNFEFERENCED article is insulting to the Hqwai'ian people! There are no mention of Marquesan leis or Tahitian leis! Micronesian leis and Melanesian leis ought to be mentioned here as well! Lipschitz Roz (talk) 17:30, 11 January 2009 (UTC)


 According to Webster's online it is pronounced sort of like "lay" or "lay-ee" (but maybe not as a diphthong).  Some-one who can put in the right symbols should add a pronunciation guide.Kdammers (talk) 00:58, 20 June 2011 (UTC)