ʻAʻaliʻi Kū Makani KEIKI Button Up Aloha Shirt - White
This Keiki Button Up Aloha Shirt features our ʻAʻaliʻi Kū Makani print on White fabric with Moss and Sweet Pea ink.
ʻAʻaliʻi Kū Makani:
Resilient, firm, and steadfast, ʻaʻalii grow in buffeting winds. Its strength in withstanding the constant force of the makani makes it an appropriate symbol of Kaʻū people. Our favorite clusters of ʻaʻaliʻi, in various districts of Moku o Keawe, bloom and fruit during different months of the year. Colors vary depending on their residence north or south, and the fragrant pods of those dwelling in the Volcano region are perfect for lei.
I used the medium of bamboo, a rather restricting canvas, to carve a stamp illustrating this plant. Understanding the grain of the bamboo, as well as the width and depth of the rough blank, I carved the design of ʻaʻaliʻi seed pods as a study in numbers. Our lei ʻaʻaliʻi was for the graduating class of 2015 at Ke Ana Laʻahana, and their leader, Mapuana Waipa.
They are the future!
Hang to dry.
Iron on reverse.
Do not dry clean.
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