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August 2011
Posted on August 26th, 2011 by paularath

For those of us who frequent Coffee Talk, the cozy coffee place on the corner of Waialae and 11th Avenues in Kaimuki, it’s a place to meet friends, catch up on our fashion mag reading or just hang out and people watch.  Sometimes it also becomes a Pop-Up shop for local designers. That’s the case this
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Posted on August 25th, 2011 by paularath

Every once in a while an aloha print catches my eye and I fall in love with it. This print, called Rock of Ages, is one of those prints. Maybe I’m attracted to it because it originated in 1981, the year I met my husband, Jerry….Yes, I think I have to get him this shirt!
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Posted on August 25th, 2011 by paularath

“There was never anything else I wanted to be except a fashion designer,” said Heather Guevarra Arcega, a Waipahu girl who attended Sacred Hearts Academy in Honolulu and the Academy Art University in San Francisco. After a couple of years working for corporate clothiers such as Hurley International, Lucky Brand Jeans, Joe Boxer and Levi’s Dockers,
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Posted on August 24th, 2011 by paularath

Alfred Shaheen’s Pua Nani dress. Photo courtesy of Camille Shaheen Tunberg. I remember when I was a little girl, my mother and I would shop in the Alfred Shaheen store in Waikiki. In the eyes of a child, it was a sort of magical place, almost a cacophony of color, with the most spectacular ethnic prints inspired
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Posted on August 24th, 2011 by paularath

Art & Flea will celebrate its Wild West Edition this month with a Wild West Shootout, pickle eating contest and special performance by the local band Campfire. Guests will also have a chance to win prizes by local designers. There are 35 vendors expected, each showcasing handmade or vintage items and art. Thursday, August 25
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