Hawaii Fashion

We’re not like anywhere else….

Posted on April 17th, 2016 by paularath

  I have e new passion, having just discovered fresh leaf indigo dyeing. Thanks to a multi-talented friend, Donna Miyashiro of Hawaiian Blue, I recently learned how to use fresh indigo leaves, easily grown in one’s garden, to create a soft, beautiful range of blues and sometimes greens or teals. No temperamental indigo vat to
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Posted on October 26th, 2015 by paularath

  A few weeks ago I was helping my sister, Roberta, pack for her – wow! – 10- week vacation to celebrate her retirement. Roberta has a history of foot problems and she once had to be in a wheelchair for part of a trip because of a broken bone ┬áin her foot. That started
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Posted on October 2nd, 2015 by paularath

TEMARI’s Trash & Treasure just gets better and better with each passing year. This, its 34th year promises to be really terrific and well worth the effort to get out of the house on a Sunday. T&T started as a sort of garage sale in TEMARI’s former site on 10th Avenue in Kaimuki. Members and
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Posted on September 28th, 2015 by paularath

  I am really not sure where my passion for indigo comes from. I often think it’s influenced by my two years living in Africa (Botswana and Nigeria). There is some debate about whether indigo came first to Ghana in Western Africa or to Japan. Of course the passion is also stirred because of Hawaii’s
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Posted on September 21st, 2015 by paularath

Gone are the days of waiting until Black Friday for holiday shopping. Some of my favorite events for gift shopping happen in September and October. Leading the way is the wonderful Nui Mono and Girlfriends sale this weekend. Expect to find original one-of-a-kind wearable art, handbags, handcrafted jewelry and fabric remnants perfect for quilters. The
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