Shop like a local and snap up pattern-perfect suits from local swimwear lines.
An in-house line by Honolulu beachwear shop Loco Boutique, Kaimana Swimwear's sexy Brazilian silhouettes and standout prints are made for frolicking on the sand in style. Loco Boutique, 358 Royal Hawaiian Ave., 808-926-7131.
Paisley bandeau top, $80, and side-tie bottom, $70.
Nautical triangle bikini top and ring-tie bottom, $85 each.
Dreamt up in Kailua designer Erika Ireland's breezy beachfront studio, Hula-la! combines surfer-friendly cuts that stay-put with flirty, feminine details, such as dainty bows, gingham piping and scalloped trims. Hula-la!, The Royal Hawaiian A Luxury Collection Resort, 808-931-7097.
(Left) Kahala Mint floral halter top, $34, and bottom, $36.
(Right) SweetTart halter top, $38 and side-tie bottom, $36.
Friends Lyndie Irons and Maui-native Naomi Newirth, a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, channeled their shared sense of wanderlust into their newly launched Acacia Swimwear line, which offsets striking tribal prints with boho-chic fringe and intricately crocheted panels. The Modern Shop, The Modern Honolulu, 808-943-5800.
(Left) Deia triangle top and Lipari side-tie bottom, $84 each.
(Right) Mykonos bandeau top and Vienna bottom, $84 each.
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