Fun Flower Fact #1

During wedding ceremonies, the kapuna (priest) would bind the hands of the bride and groom together with a strand of maile to symbolize their commitment and union.Maile was employed as a peace offering in times of battle. When peace was desired, warring chiefs would meet in a heiau to resolve their differences.

29th Oct 2019

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