Taft College Kukui Nut Graduation Lei
The Kukui Nut lei may be worn during commencement ceremony and kept as a remembrance of your time at TC or shared with a loved one. What is Kukui? The Kukui Nut (pronounced "coo-coo-ee") is harvested from the state tree of Hawaii. The shells are hollowed, fried, polished, painted and strung together in a tradtion as old as the islands themselves. Once worn by the reigning chiefs and kinds of Polyneisa, these Kukui Nut accessories are now worn by all as a symbol of good luck.