Nakeʻu Awai Designs is honored to be featured during Hawai‘i News Now’s recent coverage of the 60th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival on April 13, 2023.

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.

See the coverage on Hawai‘i News Now or watch the video below.

April 13, 2023 — Keane Akao