Hawaii Fashion

We’re not like anywhere else….

Posted on January 13th, 2022 by paularath

  Introducing my treasured Greek sandals, acquired at the tiny shop of a cobbler on the Aegean island of Paros, in Greece, in 2011. They feature a highly functional zipper on the back and they have. amazingly, survived the Nuuanu weather. Of course I do try to treat them well, as they represent a wonderful
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Posted on January 12th, 2022 by paularath

Sometimes the story behind a garment is even more precious than the garment itself. That was the case when my 11-year-old son, Duncan Scott Graham, gave me this fabulous jumpsuit for my 40th birthday. Yes, it is a great jumpsuit, and I am still wearing it 35 years later. And, yes, he bought it with
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Posted on December 2nd, 2021 by paularath

  If you ever met the late Barb Rau, you probably found yourself captivated with her accessories. I certainly was! Barb was part of our Sunday morning indigo group, meeting at the indigo vat of artist Darius Homay. We had so much fun, and so many interesting conversations, over that magical vat! I am deeply
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Posted on August 31st, 2021 by paularath

I have never paid much attention to FB ads that just pop up out of nowhere, but when I saw an ad for a western style long sleeve palaka shirt, I simply could not ignore it. I admired it and thought about it often. One might even say I lusted after it. Yet it didn’t
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Posted on June 17th, 2021 by paularath

“Fine craft is fine art.” That’s the premise behind The DAC Gallery First Floor. It’s the brief summation of curator Barbara Rau’s philosophy, and how she chooses the everchanging art that graces the walls and pedestals of her Chinatown treasure trove. “What I want is art that people don’t see anywhere else,” Rau explained. “I’m
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