Get Carried Away Planning Your Next Trip with These Roomy Carry-On Bags
Three local fashion houses have created travel carry-ons that are flying off shelves, thanks to their sturdy construction and Hawai‘i-inspired prints that include swaying palm trees, rolling waves and bold tribal patterns. Packin’ ample space and lots of pockets, these tote and duffle bags are equipped to hold everything from an extra pair of clothes and Purell wipes to a dozen Spam musubi.
1. Manaola leather duffle bag
$415, Hula Lehua, Ala Moana Center, 944-8011.
Sturdy leather side panels. Long cross-body strap and short carry handles. One inside pocket. Two outer zip side pockets. Hard bottom.
2. Trans Pacific duffle
$80, Reyn Spooner, Kāhala Mall, 737-8313.
Cotton fabric. Cross-body strap and carry handles. Canvas lining. Two outer pockets. Washable.
3. Samudra Mākaha overnighter bag
$165, Aloha Superette, 438 Uluniu St., Kailua, 261-1011.
Canvas fabric. Nylon tote handles. Dual palm tree prints. Zippered top closure.