Cotton Tea Towels

Palapala Designs is excited to introduce a line of assorted hand printed Cotton Tea Towels! Styles include Ki Leaf in Sage Green, Ko’a or Coral in Orange and Turqoise, and Kalo printed in either olive or brown. They are made from sturdy cotton, are washable and are 20″ by 28″. Please…

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Uluwehi at the MACC!

This Saturday, September 1, 2012, Uluwehi Guerrero will be in concert at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. He will be joined by his old kumuhula, Pekelo Day. Also making an appearance will be Keali’i Reichel! Palapala Designs will have an artist table from 5:30-8:30pm in the Pavilion courtyard. I…

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Made in Hawai’i Festival this weekend!

Palapala Designs will be flying to Oahu this week for the Made In Hawai’i Festival held at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibit Hall & Arena,  August 17-19. Show hours: Friday and Saturday 10:00am – 9:oopm, Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm. Come and see us at booth #50 in the exhibit hall!

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New Design – Mai’a!

The Mai’a or Banana leaf is Palapala’s newest design!  We have new table runners in a rich yellow with the Mai’a leaf in green. We have also printed the Mai’a (Banana) on our new tea towels shown below with our Ko’a (Coral) design! The tea towels come in linen or…

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Vendor Table at Ki Hoʻalu Slack Key Guitar Festival

Aloha! Tomorrow, Sunday June 24th, Palapala Designs will be at the 21st Annual Ki Hoʻalu Slack Key Guitar festival, a yearly celebration of Hawaiian slack key guitar. This event is free to the public and the lineup features many well-known musicians, including Nathan Aweau, Paul Togioka, Stephen Inglis, Dennis Kamakahi, George…

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Introducing the Coral design!

Following the Honu ʻEa in my ocean or moana series is my new Coral or Koʻa design. It is sophisticated and goes with all decors. The pillow cover is a soft mint color and in limited supply. I also have new drink mats and place mats! And a new Coral…

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Brothers Cazimero -Lei Day Concert

I will have a vendor table on April 28th at the Brothers Cazimero annual Lei Day concert. The venue is the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Maui with artisan tables set up from 5:15pm through intermission. Also, from 6:00-7:00pm, my former halau – Paʻu O Hiʻiaka, will be featured…

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2nd Place Merrie Monarch Booth Design Contest!

Palapala Designs came in 2nd place for booth design at the Merrie Monarch Invitational Arts Fair! Being my first time at this festival, I was both surprised and honored to be recognized by the Fair Director – Nelson Makua and  Assistant Director – Paula De Morales. My sales expectations were…

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Come find us at the Merrie Monarch!

Next week I will have a booth at the Merrie Monarch Invitational Arts Fair in Hilo which runs April 11-14, 2012. I will be in the Butler Building, booth 101. I am so excited to be accepted into this prestigious show which features some of Hawaiʻiʻs best artisans.  This art…

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Hoʻomau 2012 & Waʻalaulea this weekend!

This upcoming weekend Palapala Designs will have a vendor booth at two culturally important Maui events! Saturday, March 24, Punana Leo O Maui will celebrate 25 years of Hawaiian Language immersion at their annual Hoʻomau fundraiser. The event runs from 9am to sunset at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens in…

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