Saturday, Feb. 18: World Whale Day 2012

Aloha! We had a wonderful time last weekend at Kukahi at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Coming up tomorrow is World Whale Day, which runs from 9am to 8pm in Kihei. We will have a vendor booth from 9am to 5pm which will feature our new T shirts, silk scarves,…

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Introducing: Honu ʻEa block prints!

We are excited to announce the new Honu ʻEa block print! The Hawaiian Hawksbill Turtle, also known as the Honu ʻEa, is a critically endangered sea turtle that nests on Hawaiian shorelines. These migratory turtles always return to the shore where they were born to nest, so keeping the Hawaiian…

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Our new blockprint – Laua’e!

Here at Palapala Designs, we would like to introduce our newest print, Laua’e! Laua’e is a native Hawaiian fern recognizable by its bright color, sweet fragrance and the spores that dot its leaves. Below, Laua’e photos submitted by Flickr members: Our take on Laua’e is a single leaf design, that is…

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Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou!

Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou! Mahalo to all of you who have supported Palapala Designs in my first year of business. I am so amazed and grateful by the response from you at these first shows and private parties. Mahalo nui to the store owners and buyers who took a chance and …

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Nā Mākua Invitational Christmas Gift Fair

Last stop (but not least!) on our holiday show calendar will be the Nā Mākua Invitational Christmas Gift Fair. This will be the first time we will be arriving in person to showcase our designs on the Big Island! The show runs from 5-9 on Friday Dec. 2 and 9-5…

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Nā Mea Hawaii and other places to find us

Palapala Designs is excited to announce that we have added Nā Mea Hawaii (in Honolulu) to the list of amazing retailers who carry our products and share our passion and dedication to Hawaiian culture. Also on Oahu, the Bishop Museum is carrying a nice selection of our products in their…

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