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Highlights from Nakeʻu Awai Designs’ 2023 Spring Collection Release at Merrie Monarch Festival
Nakeʻu Awai Designs was in Hilo at The 60th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Arts & Crafts Fair from April 12 to April 15 to release its 2023 Spring Collection, with five bold prints in five fresh colorways to celebrate the brand’s five decades of creating fashion for Hawaiʻi’s people.
Nakeʻu Awai Designs Featured on Hawai‘i News Now as Grandfather of Hawai‘i Fashion
Mahealani Richardson visited Nakeʻu in his Kalihi shop where she talked with him about her own history with the brand, the origins of some of his prints, and how 50 years later, the ‘grandfather of Hawaii fashion’s’ designs remain classic mainstays in the community. Also, enjoy a quick ‘catwalk’ of Mahealani in Nakeʻu Awai Designs’ popular romper.
Nakeʻu Awai Designs Launches Gold Label Commemorating Its 50th Anniversary
To commemorate its 50th Anniversary, Nakeʻu Awai Designs is excited to introduce Nakeʻu Awai Designs Gold Label. Gold Label pieces are designed in Hawaiʻi and produced in Los Angeles, California, bringing consumers additional styles that add to its signature Aloha Wear collection.
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”).