This Long Sleeve Buttonup Aloha Shirt features our Kaunaloa print on Indigo fabric with White and Cornflower ink.
Koi are a symbol of strength and perseverance. In the islands, we have embraced the Japanese tradition of flying koi nobori for Boyʻs Day, May 5th. Kaunaloa is a term to describe determination and perseverance. These are the traits that are most desirable in our children!
Early television helped set style. The images that came across the screen were the most vivid of life outside of our islands. Subliminally, the clothes that Hollywood dressed the actors and actresses continue to affect my creativity today.Charleston Heston, Paul Newman, and Clint Eastwood wore long sleeve shirts. But it was what they did with the sleeves that stuck! Their rolled cuffs, just below the elbow, made it different - and cool. Pulling the rolled cuff above the elbow made another statement: getting down to business…Nowadays, long sleeves are always in my suitcase. Plane rides are often cold, evenings brisk, and you never want to be “under dressed.” Weekly meetings are comfortable. I am protected from the blazing, sunny afternoons in Kona.Our long sleeve aloha shirts just got an update! We slimmed out the sleeves (so they are not too “pirate looking”, mahalo ITO). Still trimmed out with our signature coconut buttons. Still hand printed in Honolulu…
100% Cotton, Model wearing size M.