May Day 2012
May Day, known as Lei Day in Hawaii, is celebrated annually by Molokai schools. Every school features a May Day court of student representatives of every island, wearing the colors symbolic of each. Here are a selection of photos from the various celebrations.
Kilohana School May Day court. Photo by Catherine Cluett
Kaunakakai School May Day queen. Photo by Eileen Chao
Kualapu`u School Kauai representative. Photo by Catherine Cluett
Maunaloa School Ni`ihau representatives and kahili bearers. Photo by Catherine Cluett
Performers for Middle School May Day included the eighth grade class along with Hawaiian Language Immersion students. Photo by 'Iolani Ku'oha.
Molokai High School May Day queen. Photo by Leslie Hibner