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LEI NEEDED FOR MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES
(Friday, May 7, 2010) --- Fifty thousand fresh lei are needed for placement on the graves of veterans at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl and at all state veterans’ cemeteries for Memorial Day.
The lei are needed on Friday, May 28, and can be dropped off at designated community parks and fire stations on Oahu, and the Parks Permit Office at the
The 61st annual Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on Monday, May 31, at 8:30 a.m. at the
The public is asked to donate lei made with fresh flowers or ti leaves that measure 20 to 24 inches before tying. All lei must be tied. Floral sprays such as ti leaf and anthurium bouquets are also welcome.
Lei may be dropped off at the following Oahu locations on Friday, May 28.
City Parks (Between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.)
Ala Wai Community Park Hauula Community Park Kailua District Park Kaneohe District Park Makiki District Park Makua Alii Senior Center Waialua District Park Waianae District Park
Waiau District Park Waimanalo District Park
Waipahu District Park
Fire Stations (Between 6:30 a.m. and Noon)
Any fire station on Oahu
Department of Parks & Recreation Offices (Between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.)
Kapolei Hale, Security Desk, 1st Floor,
For more information please call the Department of Parks and Recreation at 768-3001.