Hawaiian Clothing

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  1. Dashzap

    Dashzap DIS Veteran

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    I first visited Hawaii in the 80s. I was surprised to find out from a local friend that a Hawaiian print shirt should be made with the wrong side of the fabric facing out which made for a much more subtle coloring than the "hawaiian" shirts we got on the mainland.

    Another surprise for us was that dressier restaurants required either a blazer for men or a Hawaiian shirt. They were equivalent.
     
  2. buffettgirl

    buffettgirl The whole tag thing, so 1990's internet.

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    How do you know this??? ;)
     
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  4. frank808

    frank808 DVC Member

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    Lets just say i have many years of experience there. :ssst:
     
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  6. Gorechick

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    Thanks for the link!
     
  7. Ljbadfan

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    IMG_1966.JPG I get my shirts from jadefashion.com. They make them in Hawaii. I'm a large guy who wears a 7xl shirt and they have them in my side. They have a shop you can look In and buy. Here is their business card. When we went in January my father and I came back with 30 shirts.
     
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    IMG_1967.JPG IMG_1968.JPG IMG_1969.JPG IMG_1970.JPG Here is also some of the shirt designs. One of only place I can find a 7xl to fit me. They do awesome work. If you go by the store tell them Larry from Washington state sent you
     
  9. Ljbadfan

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    IMG_1965.JPG Part of the showroom
     
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  10. kailuagirl

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    Check out manuhealii.com also. They have some nice prints there and you can get matching family attire there. Also check out Sears when you get here if you'd like matching ones.. As mentioned above, you can find Aloha shirts at Costco, not to far from Aulani for about $20 each.
     
  11. Lain

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    If anybody is thinking of visiting this shop, you may as well stop by the original Liliha Bakery that's just up the street and to the left on North Kuakini Street. Make a trip out of it! Sit at the diner counter, enjoy some butter rolls before your meal, and coco puffs for dessert.
     
  12. Ljbadfan

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    I heard that place was good. But we never made it the bakery
     
  13. kailuagirl

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    check out Maunhealii.com. They are a local company and have some really nice prints. Sometimes you can find for the whole family
     
  14. ggc

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    On one of our trips, my DW had me finding and going to some fabric shops.
    There were shops near Ala Moana that I recall. If you can sew or know someone, you may have another option for some custom attire.
    Do a quick search and a bunch will pop up.
     
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    Bumping this thread for the person who asked about it.
     
  17. Arthur27

    Arthur27 Go Gators!

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    Yup, this is the thread I was asking about. Thank you.
     
  18. Psymonds

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    Garage sale find of the year was a Reyn shirt in a print I love and my size for $2. I wear some aloha shirts regularly in California, especially in summer, so I buy one or two nicer ones for each visit.
     
  19. alohamom

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    Oh WOW-if it is vintage it could be worth big bucks.
     
  20. Psymonds

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    It's more recent, but its worth a lot to me ;)
     
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  21. alohamom

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    I hear ya, my hubby loves them too.
     

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