2013 Na Mahalo

As 2013 draws to a end, I would like to say mahalo or thank  you to all those who made my artwork company a success this year. Mahalo to all the beautiful stores who carry my blockprint art line — both the new and established accounts. Mahalo to all my…

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Palapala Designs in 3 magazines

Palapala Designs is featured in three different magazines this month! On Maui magazine, Maui No Ka ʻOi and Mana magazine have all chosen individual products from my blockprint fabric art to be in their holiday gift guides: The ʻOhiʻa Lehua holiday tea towel, drink mat and ornament in Mana Magazine,…

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Holiday Designs 2013: ʻOhiʻa Lehua and gift ideas!

Now available  – Palapalaʻs new holiday line for 2013! Red ʻOhiʻa lehua blossoms on sage green. Tea towels, drink mat sets and ornaments. Look for them in stores. Canʻt find a store? Contact me to buy items you see on this website: 808-442-2894 or palapaladesigns@gmail.com. We also have new Malolo (flying…

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Palapala Designs in Hula Leʻa Magazine

Excited to share that my designs have been featured in Hula Leʻa Magazine in Japan! This publication chronicles contemporary Hawaiian handicrafts and culture, and is especially dedicated to following Merrie Monarch hula halau. The Pillow Covers have been updated to reflect five new styles and we also now have three…

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‘Ohe (Bamboo) Pillow Cover

One of the new designs I have created for the fall/winter season is the ‘Ohe Pillow Cover in a rich green with a light green Bamboo blockprint. Basketweave trim on the sides complement the colors and adds a tropical accent. I will have these at the Made in Hawai’i show…

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New! Blockprint Napkins

My blockprint designs on assorted napkin colors now available at featured art shows. (I will have these at the Made in Hawai’i show in August). Matching tablecloths 54″x54″ for the tan Kalo and green Ohia Lehua. The napkins come as a 2 piece set in 100% cotton. Napkin colors are…

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Ohia Lehua on Hawaiian Electric Totes!

Hawaiian Electric Company is using one of my blockprint designs, Ohia Lehua, on their new shopping bags which will debut this month. They contacted me last year  to ask about using my artwork. I blockprinted the design on fabric, then made it into a digital image which I then sent…

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June 23: Ki Hoʻalu Festival at the MACC

I will have a booth at the Slack Key Guitar Festival at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center beginning at 1 pm in the Pavillion. This is always a fun festival to be a part of, great music and vendors. Hope to see you there!

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Ho’olaulea this Saturday

Kamehameha School in beautiful upcountry Maui will be holding its annual Ho’olaulea from 8am – 3pm this Saturday, April 20th. I will have a booth in the courtyard and will be bringing single wall hangings, selected pillow covers, table runners and bed runner sets. I have also sewn a new…

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