Greens and volunteers needed for spring 2016 commencement prep

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UH West Oʻahu Student Services requests floral donations in preparation for the spring 2016 commencement on Saturday, May 7. Place all donations in the buckets at the UH West Oʻahu Library entrance near the Great Lawn, beginning Thursday, May 5 until Friday morning, May 6. Volunteers are needed to assist with prepping, cleaning, and trimming floral, and assembling floral in pots and trays on Friday, May 6 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. outside of the Library entrance near the Great Lawn. Come out and have fun!

The following floral are requested:

  • Red and green ti-leaves
  • Monsterra leaves (large and medium sizes)
  • Lauaʻe (picked no earlier than Friday)
  • Song of India
  • Heliconia (hanging and upright)
  • Ginger (dark pink, light pink and white)
  • Bird of Paradise

When cutting long stem plants, please cut as close to the root as possible. For more information, email

Image courtesy of Julie Funasaki Yuen