HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The City and County of Honolulu is seeking the public's help in providing 50,000 lei for the graves of veterans this Memorial Day.
The lei will be placed at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in time for the Mayor's Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30, and at other veterans' cemeteries.
All lei must be made of fresh flower or ti leaves and measure 20-24 inches before tying. Anthurium bouquets are also welcomed.
Drop off containers will be available at Punchbowl from the morning of May 25 through noon, May 29.
City facilities will also receive lei at the following sites on Friday, May 27:
Department of Parks and Recreation, Kapolei Hale, 1000 Uluohia Street, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 S. King Street, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All city fire stations from 6:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Various city parks from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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