Shirt Stories

A big beautiful book from Patagonia Press came across our desk not long ago. The Aloha Shirt, by Dale Hope, got us thinking about what defines quintessential island style. One great print led to another. (Find the book and where to buy it at end of article.)




‘Ukulele print shirt by Pineapple Juice, $78 at Moonbow Tropics, 27 Baldwin Avenue, Pā‘ia, 579-3131; 612 Front Street, Lahaina, 667-7998; and in The Shops at Wailea,* 874-1170; Ecua-Andino plum Panama hat with black grosgrain band, $169 at Aloha Hat Company in The Shops at Wailea,* 280-9169; and 612 Front Street, Lahaina. Ray-Ban’s wood frame Club Master sunglasses, $300 at ILORI Optical in The Shops at Wailea,* 875-1188. Nui tan leather sandal by OluKai, $30 at Wailea Breezes in the Grand Wailea Resort, 3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, 875-1234. Mele Ukulele boasts a large selection of ‘ukulele in beautiful tone woods. Prices vary by style; shown is $449. Visit Mele Ukulele at 1750 Ka‘ahumanu Avenue, Wailuku, 244-3938; and in The Shops at Wailea,* 879-6353. Pink plumeria lei, $13 at Costco in Kahului. Kukui nut lei, $8 at ABC Stores islandwide.


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