Merrie Monarch Festival 2013

Palapala Designs is going to Hilo! The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival will be on the Big island April 3-6 and will be celebrating their 50th anniversary. This should be an exciting event with the hula elite coming together to compete or to just be a part of the scene. I…

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Hoʻomau 2013 and New Designs

This Saturday, March 24th, I will have a booth at Hoʻomau 2013, a benefit concert for the Hawaiian immersion school, Punana Leo O Maui. The event will be held at the beautiful Maui Botanical Gardens in Kahului and feature an amazing live music lineup, ʻono cooking, live and silent auction,…

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New for January 2013!

Hawaiian Clutch – Ko’a (Coral)  in Black with lime colored cotton lining ‘Awa drink mats in gold-brown fabric with brown blockprint Kupukupu fern drink mats – black fabric with olive green blockprint Ko’a (Coral) Pillow Cover in a new color! Deep turquoise with white ko’a blockprint. There are also matching…

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Mahalos

As 2012 ends, I would like to thank everyone who purchased my fabric art this year. I thank you for all the kind words, for the continued support – those who are collecting all my pillow covers,  those who keep buying my drink mats and clutches, those repeat customers who…

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Open Studio Saturdays in December!

For the next two Saturdays – December 15 & 22, I will have an Open Studio from 9am – noon. Stop by, see where I make all my blockprint fabric art, talk story and browse in my showroom where you can purchase many products not found in stores (T-shirts, Hele…

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Na Makua Invitational Christmas Gift Fair

This coming weekend Palapala Designs will be going to Hilo for the Na Makua Invitational Christmas Gift fair. The fair runs November 30th 4-9pm and Saturday, December 1st from 9am-4pm. This is one of the best Hawaiian gift fairs in the state with products ranging from handwoven lauhala hats to…

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Kula Harvest Festival

This Saturday, Nov. 17, Palapala Designs will have a vendor table at the 25th Annual Kula Harvest Festival. The festival features entertainment and prizes for young and old alike, local food and crafts. Come by , support this school fundraiser and  see what is new at Palapala Designs for the…

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Hula O Na Keiki 2012

Palapala Designs will have a booth at Hula O Na Keiki, held this weekend at the Kaanapali Beach Hotel. This is the 22nd year of an exciting children’s hula competition that has grown into weekend-long celebration of Hawaiian culture. The booth runs from 10 to 6 on Saturday, November 10.…

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Design Studio & Workshop

Palapala Designs now has a new design studio and workshop! It is located in the Island Surf Building, unit #215 across the street from Kalama Park and the Cove in Kihei, Maui. I have a small area in the front that is devoted to displaying all of my blockprint fabric…

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