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City asks for Memorial Day lei donations

Gary Cabato, Director, Dept. of Parks and Recreation Gary Cabato, Director, Dept. of Parks and Recreation

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.

  • Ala Wai District Park 973-7250
  • Hauula Community Park 293-5564
  • Kailua District Park 266-7652
  • Kaneohe District Park 233-7300
  • Makiki District Park 522-7074
  • Makua Alii Center (1541 Kalakaua Avenue) 973-7258
  • Waialua District Park 637-9721
  • Waianae District Park 696-5039
  • Waiau District Park 453-7555
  • Waimanalo District Park 259-8926
  • Waipahu District Park 675-6030

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