7 Cool Things to Buy at the 2017 Made in Hawai‘i Festival
The low-down on what we’ll be stalking.
The Made in Hawai‘i Festival is one of our favorite shopping events for scoping out fresh finds from lesser-known local labels. Scroll down for the stylish picks we’ll be making a beeline for.
1. Kahulale‘a Belted Maxi Dress, $90
Photo: Courtesy of Kahulale‘a
Whimsical wana pattern plus breezy silhouette equals our new wear-everywhere sundress. Tip: keep an eye out for special Made in Hawai‘i Festival styles in the same print.
2. Chiyo Jewel Tassel Earrings, $36
Photo: Courtesy of Chiyo Jewels
Tokyo transplant Chiyo Wilson had us at rainbow tassels. We’ll take one of each please!
3. Meli Wrap Reusable Food Wrap, $8 for small, $13 for medium, $18 for large
Photo: Courtesy of Meli Wrap
Step back, Saran Wrap. This hip, reusable and earth-friendly food wrap covers leftovers in style.
4. Kisiwa Design Minimalist Earrings, $69
Photo: Courtesy of Kisiwa Design
Honolulu designer Gadea Perez-Andujar’s clean-lined brass earrings nail this season’s sculptural jewelry trend.
5. Kaikini Island Goddess One-Piece Swimsuit, $139
Photo: Courtesy of Kaikini
This suit’s bold, tropical print has us dreaming about dipping into lush jungle lagoons.
6. Twiggy Hawai‘i Pink Lemonade Storage Bin, $28
Photo: Courtesy of Twiggy Hawai‘i
The perfect present for that teacher, friend or cube mate who thinks organization is totes fun.
7. Pia + Michio Shibori Rope Pet Collar, $49.50
Photo: Courtesy of Pia + Michio
A fluffy pom pom, hand-dyed shibori tassel and bright, colorblocked pattern make this pet collar super fun and oh-so fetch!
The Made in Hawai‘i Festival happens Aug. 18 to 20 at Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena. $6 entry fee; children 6 and under are free.