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September 2012
Posted on September 21st, 2012 by paularath

It’s time once again for a special sale put on by Nui Mono just once a year. Get this on your calendar right away: Saturday, September 29, 9 a.m. to noon Palolo Hongwanji, 1641 Palolo Avenue Information: Call 946-7407, or visit Nui Mono Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many of the designers,
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Posted on September 20th, 2012 by paularath

As London Fashion Week comes to a close, it’s evident that many of the Spring/Summer 2013 collections have more of an island vibe than an urban vibe. Colors are bold, whites are ubiquitous, there’s lots of skin showing and even tropical flowers and a cacophony of parrots appear in prints. Here are some of the
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Posted on September 20th, 2012 by paularath

Ron Irwin, owner/designer at Indige in Kaimuki, has just received several hand painted pieces that were originally intended for the Japan market. They are distinctive and one-of-a-kind. In addition, he reports that his manufacturing facility in Indonesia is up and running so he expects to have a steady stream of new arrivals. He is disappointed
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Posted on September 19th, 2012 by paularath

I highly recommend this sample sale. My friend Chie Okada is going to have her fabulous You-Be and Pure Fit lines at sample sale prices for the first time ever! You-Be is the line I wear practically like a uniform. It’s all cotton, designed in Hawaii Kai and made in Indonesia. It’s really comfortable and easy
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Posted on September 16th, 2012 by paularath

We are having the most relaxing and delightful week at a beach house in Malaekahana. It’s right on the bay,  ideal for long beach walks and ocean swims. Most mornings we are the only people on the beach, although this weekend there is a slight influx of folks due to two camp sites, at either
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