Mei Day is a Honolulu bespoke floral studio providing services to Oahu and beyond. Our work celebrates Hawaii’s nature, experimenting with new interpretations of tropical floral design. We find beauty in both the roadside weed and carefully cultivated bloom, so we use both, on work ranging from simple arrangements to massive installations.
Our name stems from founder Tamara Rigney's childhood obsession with May Day, the local holiday celebrating Hawaiian culture and flowers. This floral infatuation persisted as an adult, pulling her away from a career in landscape architecture to start a floral studio in her grandma’s Niu Valley garage in 2009, turning that into the botanical boutique Paiko, then splitting off as Mei Day, to focus on the art of floral design. In 2016 Tamara co-authored the book 'OHI: How to Gather and Arrange Hawaii's Flora
- Weekly floral service for hotels, restaurants, boutiques, and homes
- Wedding and event design
- Editorial styling