Celebrate Your Grad’s Shining Success with Hawaiian Heirloom Jewelry

(Sponsored) No matter where life takes your happy alum, these keepsake Island-inspired treasures will keep Hawai‘i close to her heart.

High school, college, private or public, we can all agree that this year’s graduation is unlike any other we’ve experienced before. All the more reason to be extra proud of your soon-to-be graduate, who has faced unique the unique challenges brought on by COVID-19 and is still on track to walk the proverbial stage and prepare for their next life adventure.


The tradition of Hawaiian heirloom jewelry is one that traces back to Queen Lili‘uokalani and has become a heartfelt, meaningful gift that’s as unique as our Islands. Island jewelry maker Paradise Collection continues this cherished tradition, crafting custom Hawaiian heirloom necklaces, bracelets and rings in solid 14K gold or sterling silver. Each design is unique and intricate, featuring Island motifs such as plumeria, fern and maile leaf, which can be personalized with an initial, name or word. Here are a few locally loved favorites that say congratulations in an extra special way.


Bangle Bracelets

Paradise Collection bangle bracelets
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One of the most popular graduation gifts in Hawai‘i, these bracelets by Paradise Collection feature heart or flower designs and can be customized with an engraving of up to 20 letters, as well as width and circumference to ensure a perfect fit.



Paradise Collection pendants


Available in various sizes and motifs, pendants are a classic statement piece. Choose from a range of sizes based on what you’d like engraved.


Bar Necklaces

Paradise Collection bar necklace


With plenty of beautiful intricate designs to choose from, these pieces are an eye-catching choice. Choose up to 10 letters to engrave a name or word.



Paradise Collection ring


Simple and sweet, rings are a great choice for grads who would enjoy something a little different. Engrave up to 10 letters for a unique piece they can admire whenever and wherever they are.