Symbolic lei with a message of aloha for victims of Florida shooting


By Jenn Boneza

Dozens of students and teachers gathered at the State Capitol for the Lei of Aloha for World Peace Saturday morning. The ceremony was a way to pay tribute to the 17 victims tragically killed in Parkland, Florida on February 14.

The lei itself is a symbol of unity. A beautifully, hand-woven ti leaf lei entwined with the colors of the schools who helped create it.

Braiding of the lei began five days ago.
More than 1,000 students and volunteers across the state from 28 different schools took part in the project.

The lei sewn this week isn’t the first of its kind. Ron Panzo …read more

Source:: KHON2 News