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.)




Pineapple-print silk shirt by Tommy Bahama, $118 at The Mens Shop; Striper lace-up/slip-on shoes by Sperry Top Siders, $60 at Wailea Breezes; both in the Grand Wailea Resort, 3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, 875-1234. Curry cotton drawstring shorts by Hartford, $173 at Cabana at Four Seasons Resort, 3900 Wailea Alanui Dr., Wailea, 874-8000. Annan roadster sunglasses in olive tortoise by Shauns, $270 at Le Surf at The Fairmont Kea Lani, 4100 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea; 891-3810. Gold pineapple jewelry tray, $47 at SoHa Living in The Shops at Wailea,* 868-3430. Green and blue glass bead necklaces, $27 each at HUE, 210 Alamaha Street, Kahului, 873-6910, Recycled hand-carved alphabet books (H and I shown), $19 each at Biasa Rose, 104 Hāna Highway, Pā‘ia, 579-8602. Special-order selection of lei (call for prices) at Native Intelligence, 1980 Main Street, Wailuku, 249-2521,


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