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.)




Mauve Tropic print cotton shirt by Toes on the Nose, $98 at The Gift Shop in the Grand Wailea Resort, 3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, 875-1234. Khaki wave print Mike shorts by Surfside Supply Company, $98 at Cabana at Four Seasons Resort, 3900 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, 874-8000. Pink/cocoa natural hemp straw fedora with pink satin band by Biltmore Hats, $190 at Aloha Hat Company in The Shops at Wailea, 280-9169; and 612 Front Street, Lahaina. Ray-Ban Wayfarer tortoise sunglasses, $220 at ILORI Optical in The Shops at Wailea, 875-1188. The Aloha Shirt, $60 at Maui Thing, 7 North Market Street, Wailuku, 249-0215. Wimini Hawai‘i’s ALOHA & MAHALO canvas tote, $19 at Biasa Rose, 104 Hāna Highway, Pā‘ia, 579-8602. Pink plumeria lei, $13 at Costco in Kahului. Special-order selection of lei (call for prices) at Native Intelligence, 1980 Main Street, Wailuku, 249-2521,


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