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What You Should Know Regarding the Holidays in Hawaii

You need to know that Hawaii comes with a really rich culture and history. There are so many holidays which are celebrated throughout the year and these are very unique to Hawaii and also, there are those three state holidays that are quite unique there as well as others being brought from the other places too.

Hawaii is celebrating Prince Kuhio Day that is honored in Hawaii every March 26. There are canoe races, parades as well as luaus that commemorate that great prince who helped improved the lives of the people in Hawaii. 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 known too as Statehood Day that is considered as one state holiday celebrated each third Friday of August.

There is such Lei Day honoring the month of May or Lei and such fragrant flower leis greeting so many visitors to Hawaiian Islands. You must also know the different Hawaiian schools and the different communities would elect the Lei Day Court as well as the pageants for Lei Day Queen around 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 should know that the leis are also different and the color of such lei and the manner which is gifted would have a lot of meanings.

Also, there is such Girls Day that is from Japan when so many Japanese people went to live in Hawaii. Such day represents happiness, beauty, love and peace. Even if such is seldom celebrated in Japan today, Hawaii girls may still get gifts of cookies, diamond shaped cakes, dolls and those small trinkets too. 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. It is necessary for the boys to make those kites which are in the shapes of Koi and they are then going to fly them from their houses starting from the eldest to youngest. Also, the boys would get gifts of various mochi cakes and also the samurai dolls.

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