Teal Holo Mai Pele Pareu

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This pareu features our Holo Mai Pele print in Teal and Limestone.

The Hawaiians decorated their kapa with designs imprinted with bamboo sticks that they carved and inscribed by hand. They carved motifs on the insides of the bamboo and made their prints on bark cloth, using dyes they made from the plants they found in nature. This design tells the story of the Travels of Pele and how she came across the great oceans in a canoe.  With her family she sought a new home, considering each island until settling at Halemaʻumaʻu on the Island of Hawaiʻi. The geometric motifs represent the natural elements, the mode of transportation, and the ʻaumakua, the ancestral guardians of the family.

The pareu is Hawaʻ'i in a wrap around lifestyle: versatile, comfortable, and limitless in its uses. What started as a hobby of making sarongs as birthday and Christmas gifts in the late 70's, grew into a company because of overwhelming demand! The two-yard length of fabric is seamed at the edges and rectangular in its finished shape -- great for use as a table cloth, wall hanging, or folded and tied as a carry-all. Strapless, over the shoulder or tied at the waist, the pareu drapes beautifully over a swimsuit, undergarment or nothing at all!  Fabric is machine-washable 100% cotton broadcloth.

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Size Chart
Men XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL
Chest  

33-35 in 

85-89 cm 

36-38 in

97-97 cm 

39-41 in

99-104 cm 

42-44 in

107-112 cm 

45-47 in

114-119 cm 

49-51 in

124-130 cm 

52-55 in

132-140 cm 

Women  XXS  XS  S  M  L  XL  2XL  3XL
Bust

34.5 in

88 cm 

35.5 in

90 cm 

36.5 in

93 cm

38 in

97 cm 

39 in

99 cm 

40.5 in

103 cm

42.5 in

108 cm 

44.5 in

113 cm 

Waist

26.5 in

67 cm 

27.5 in 

70 cm 

28.5 in

72 cm 

30 in

76 cm 

31 in

79 cm 

32.5 in

83 cm 

34.5 in

88 cm 

36.5 in

93 cm 

Hip

39 in

99 cm 

40 in

102 cm 

41 in

104 cm 

42 in

107 cm 

43 in

109 cm 

44.5 in

113 cm 

46 in

117 cm 

48 in

122 cm