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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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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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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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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