2107-0 8-13 Malo 'Ulu lei - nhps
Various members collected malo 'ulu (new breadfruit leaves are protected by a covering that pops off when the leaves mature. If you scroll down to 'images' on http://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30000043-2, the 2nd one in the top row shows one ready to fall from the tree). The first step is to sort them into long - 5" or more, medium - 4" up to 5", and short - less than 4". You have to have some practice to use the short ones. You also have to sort out ones with holes - if something chewed through in a few spots, chances are there are weak spots, and your lei may not hold together.

Various members collected malo 'ulu (new breadfruit leaves are protected by a covering that pops off when the leaves mature. If you scroll down to 'images' on http://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30000043-2, the 2nd one in the top row shows one ready to fall from the tree). The first step is to sort them into long - 5" or more, medium - 4" up to 5", and short - less than 4". You have to have some practice to use the short ones. You also have to sort out ones with holes - if something chewed through in a few spots, chances are there are weak spots, and your lei may not hold together.