Nakeʻu Awai Designs was thrilled to be a part of an unforgettable night at the Honolulu Night Market Mahina Māhealani hosted by Our Kakaʻako!
The pop-up booth in the The Barn at SALT at Our Kakaʻako was abuzz with people of all ages shopping featured designs from the Spring 2023 Microcollection, as well as vintage pieces from Destash Hawaiʻi.
Nakeʻu Awai Designs is honored to be highlighted by KHON2 in its Business Matters news segment.
In the feature, “Nakeʻu Awai is the grandfather of Hawaiian fashion”, Nakeʻu, met with Howard Dashefsky to talk about the history of his iconic designs, his passion for keeping things local, his secret to success, and the importance of creating a legacy.
About Nakeʻu Awai
Often touted as the Grandfather of Hawaiʻi fashion, Nakeʻu was the first Hawaiian designer to locally create prints using native and indigenous flora as inspiration (what’s come to be known as “Hawaiian print”).