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Lei Day

J.B. Friday, University of Hawai?i
J.B. Friday, University of Hawai?i

The first of May, May Day, as it is known in the northern hemisphere, is a celebration of spring, the beginning of the seasonal bloom which will lead to a bountiful harvest later on in the year. Here in Hawai?i, we know this day also as Lei Day – a celebration of culture and tradition.

Christopher Phillips explains...

Christopher Phillips hosts HPR's Stargazer. He is a science communication and education specialist whose work focuses on scientific issues affecting society in the 21st Century.
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