Things that You Need to Know About Holidays in Hawaii

You need to know that Hawaii comes with a really rich culture and history. Throughout the year, they are celebrating holidays which are quite unique to Hawaii and as a matter of fact, there are three state holidays which are unique there and others which brought from other places.

Hawaii is celebrating Prince Kuhio Day that is honored in Hawaii every March 26. There are canoe races, the parades as well as luaus in order to celebrate the great prince who helped to improve the lives of the Hawaiian people. He was born in 1871 and was elected to such US Congress and he gained reelection to an amazing 10 times. He was surely influential to help pass the 1920 Hawaiian Homes Commission Act that offer such homesteads for Native Hawaiians.

Another holiday which is celebrated in Hawaii is Admissions Day. This is also known as the Statehood Day which is considered a state holiday being celebrated every third Friday of August.

Also, there is the Lei Day that honors the month of May or Lei and such fragrant flower leis that would greet so much visitors to the Islands in Hawaii. You must also know that such Hawaiian schools and also communities usually elect the Lei Day Court and also pageants for such Lei Day Queen being held throughout the islands. Every island would have its own special flower where the leis are created and then being gifted at the parades and other occasions. You have to keep in mind that the leis aren’t the same and the color of the lei as well as the manner it is gifted comes with so many meanings.

There is also Girls Day which is from the Islands of Japan when a lot of Japanese people came to live here. Such day represents happiness, beauty, love and peace. Though seldom celebrated in Japan now, the Hawaii girls can still receive gifts of cookies, dolls, diamond shaped cakes as well as small trinkets. Moreover, there are parades being held to showcase such wonderful kimonos and dolls that have been handed down for a lot of generations.

Another holiday that is celebrated in Hawaii is the Boys Day. Such is the day that is celebrated in Hawaii and was being brought to Hawaii by the people in Japan. Also, the symbol of the Boys Day is the Koi Fish that would represent strength and also longevity. On Boys Day, it is really required for the boys to make those kites in the form of Koi and they would then fly them from their houses from eldest to youngest. Boys would then receive various gifts such as samurai dolls as well as the mochi cakes.

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