Nakeʻu Awai Designs recently debuted its 2022 Fall and Winter Collection, Iconic Prints on Cotton, yesterday at the Nakeʻu Awai Designs Mākeke, a collection of Nake‘u’s favorite artisans and friends, and through its sold-out Fashion Show, both held at The Pacific Club in Honolulu.

The 2022 Fall & Holiday Collection features a selection of iconic prints originating across the decades printed on 100% cotton.

Featured Prints:

  • Canoe Paddler
  • Double Maiden Hair Fern
  • Gardenia
  • Hala
  • Kāhili
  • Lokelani
  • Lauhala Fans
  • Male Hula Dancers
  • Ohe Kapala
  • Taro Poi Pounder

These prints are available as men’s pull-over aloha shirts and women’s dresses, including a collaboration with well-known Hawaiʻi muʻumuʻu designer Bete Inc. For the first time, there is also Niʻihau shell jewelry along with other beautiful accessories.

Some highlights from the Nakeʻu Awai Designs Fashion Show and Mākeke

November 21, 2022 — Keane Akao