Stunning Niihau Shell Lei Exhibit at the Bishop Museum, 2013.

Ni‘ihau Shell Lei

October 26, 2013 – January 27, 2014
Ni'ihau Shell LeiA private collection of over 60 stunning and pristine lei will be featured in “Ni‘ihau Shell Lei: Ocean Origins, Living Traditions” examines the science behind Ni‘ihau shells, as well as its manufacturing history and the master craftsman who make them.

This exhibit will be showcased in the Bishop Museum’s Long Gallery.

Mahalo to our sponsors:

  • Rapozo Kama‘aina Fund of the Hawai‘i Community Foundation
  • Hiroaki Elaine & Lawrence Kono Foundation
  • Hawaiian Malacological Society

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