National Geographic : 1938 Oct
Photograph byRichard H.Stewart CHILDREN OF MANY NATIONS CELEBRATE LEI DAY ON MAYDAY To honor a queen selected for the occasion, this chorus of youthful Hawaiian dancers performs a ballet in front oftheCapitol ofHawaii. They arepresenting an elaborate hula. Other racial groups do dances peculiar to their own lands. A similar festival, in commemoration ofKing Kamehameha's uniting oftheislands, is held June 11 (Plates IV and V).