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.)




Aloha-print silk shirt by Avanti, $82 at Moonbow Tropics, 27 Baldwin Avenue, Pā‘ia, 579-3131; 612 Front Street, Lahaina, 667-7998; and in The Shops at Wailea, 874-1170; White/blue natural hemp straw fedora by Biltmore Hats, $190 at Aloha Hat Company in The Shops at Wailea, 280-9169; and 612 Front Street, Lahaina. Cayenne Swami swim shorts by Trunks, $48 at Le Surf at The Fairmont Kea Lani, 4100 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea; 891-3810. Moonlight Blue Nohea mesh slip-on by OluKai, $85 at Wailea Breezes at the Grand Wailea Resort, 3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, 875-1234. The History of Surfing, $50 at SoHa Living in The Shops at Wailea, 868-3430. Surf Is Where You Find It, $25 at Nuage Bleu, 76 Hāna Highway, Pā‘ia, 579-9792. Blue and black frame sunglass readers by ICU Eyewear, $24 at Whole Foods in Maui Mall 70 E Ka‘ahumanu Avenue, Kahului, 872-3310.


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