The Daily Mele

A Blog inspired by Project 365,
by Amy Ku‘uleialoha Stillman
August 1, 2012:  The RED CARNATION LEI. Two lei serve dual purposes on this cover—to adorn the dancer, and to frame the photo. The double carnation lei was popular in the 1960s; it even acquired the nickname “the George Ariyoshi lei” when he made it a trademark in campaigning and public appearances during his Lt. Governor days. Anyway, the lei was highly photogenic, and thus appeared on the cover of many LPs. Iʻve pulled together a selection to share here.

August 1, 2012:  The RED CARNATION LEI. Two lei serve dual purposes on this cover—to adorn the dancer, and to frame the photo. The double carnation lei was popular in the 1960s; it even acquired the nickname “the George Ariyoshi lei” when he made it a trademark in campaigning and public appearances during his Lt. Governor days. Anyway, the lei was highly photogenic, and thus appeared on the cover of many LPs. Iʻve pulled together a selection to share here.

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