Last-minute graduation gift ideas from Longs Drugs

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It’s graduation season, and nothing marks the momentous occasion in Hawaii better than lei! From fresh flower lei to candy lei, there are many ways to congratulate grads. HI Now host Kanoe Gibson is at Longs Drugs for a look at some festive and tasty graduation gift ideas from two local businesses, Ship Leis and KMT services, which distributes Enjoy Snacks.

While shopping at Longs Drugs, if you’re kama`aina it’s always hard not to walk out without some Enjoy Snacks. Crackers, seeds, seafood, FruitGo, and Li Hing; the selection of local snacks is enough to satisfy any craving. The variety is also perfect for making your own custom graduation gift baskets, candy lei, or party favors for grad parties. During graduation season, you will also find a selection of ready-made candy lei.

When it comes to celebrating Hawaii students who are graduating from schools on the mainland, traveling with fresh flower lei can be a hassle! That’s where Ship Leis comes in, making it easy to send beautiful Hawaiian leis to the U.S. mainland. The family-owned business offers a variety of lei for any event, from graduations to birthdays and more. While it offers several shipping options, overnight service gets lei to the east coast in just one day! There’s also no waiting for USDA Agricultural Inspection, as Ship Leis handles all agricultural requirements. Orders are packed with care and shipped with frozen gel packs to keep your lei in top condition on its journey.

About Enjoy Snacks:
KTM Services, Inc. is the distributor for Hawaii’s favorite snack line Enjoy Snacks. Its goal is to provide products that would represent the taste and culture of Hawaii to visitors. The company has a wide selection of products to customize all welcome bags, baskets, or gifts to compliment your events. KTM Services currently employs over 60 employees and proudly supports its community.

About Ship Leis:
Ship Leis makes sending beautiful Hawaiian leis to the U.S. mainland simple and hassle-free. Established in 2003, Ship Leis has grown from a family business of five to an operation employing 25 people.

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