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Cozy Up to Yireh’s New Year Must-Haves

Tassels, embroidery and ruffles, oh my!
2018.01.03 09:27 AM

Brighten Up Your Space with Matsumoto Studio’s Dreamy 2018 Calendar

Getting organized never looked so good.
2018.01.02 08:55 AM

16 Sweet Stocking Stuffers for Less Than $25

Christmas is only five days away, what the fudge?! Put down the spiced eggnog and get shoppin’. Here are some of the best pint-size buys from local designers and boutiques that are elfin’ fabulous.
2017.12.20 04:50 PM

Stylish Gifts for Your Favorite Fellas

Still stuck on what to get the merry gentlemen on your list? From Island-style threads and cool bar gear to cheeky accessories, we hit up our favorite neighborhood shops for present-perfect finds they’re sure to love.
2017.12.19 11:11 AM

These Denim Pieces from Local Boutiques Will Have You Wishing for a Blue Christmas

Denim is having a moment now and we’re dreaming of jeanies this holiday season. Here are six local designers and boutiques stocking up on the Canadian Tuxedo.
2017.12.13 04:22 PM

Meet the 96-Year-Old Author Sharing the Untold Stories of Japanese Picture Brides

After 35-plus years as a dressmaker, author Barbara Kawakami went back to school, earned a college degree and published her first book—about plantation clothing—at age 53, followed by the award-winning “Picture Bride Stories” last year.
2017.12.13 08:55 AM

15 Bright and Cheery Gift Ideas Under $50 from Honolulu Boutiques

Stuff so cute you’ll want to keep it all for yourself.
2017.12.12 02:40 PM

Take a Look Back at 1960s Honolulu in This Former Reporter’s Breezy Memoir

David Butwin paints a dated portrait of Honolulu in “Barefoot Days, Electric Nights.”
2017.12.12 08:55 AM

The Best Way to Spread (Local) Holiday Cheer? Contact The Papaya Exchange

Christmas shopping? “Brah Humbug!” Check out this Honolulu-based company’s festive gift sets.
2017.12.06 08:55 AM

20 Charming, Locally Designed Greeting Cards to Say Happy Holidays the Island Way

Whimsical illustrations, watercolors and hand-lettering write this way.
2017.11.29 12:37 PM

Hound & Quail’s New Boutique is Quirkier Than Ever

Get a first look at the fresh setup and all the new goodies. #thatoldnew
2017.11.28 12:38 PM

7 Local Holiday Ornaments That Will Give Your Christmas Tree a Pop of Aloha

Before hitting the malls in search of balls of holly, look to our talented local designers and makers to spruce up your Christmas tree with cheery ceramics and festive fronds.
2017.11.22 08:55 AM