Talk Story
Celebrate ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi with the Meaning of ALOHA
February is Hawaiian Language Month! We’re celebrating by sitting down with Native Hawaiian speaker, educator, and true ambassador of Aloha, Kahōkū Lindsey-Asing.
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Travel Guides
Top 9 Best Friend Getaways
Celebrating 9 years of friendship, adventure, and ALOHA with our founder’s favorite trips to take with the girls.
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Travel Guides
ALOHA's Guide to Tahoe
Welcome to ALOHA's Lake Tahoe Summer Travel Guide! Pack your bags and hit the road with us. Located on the California-Nevada border in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe is the perfect summertime destination that truly has it all.
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Behind the Design
Behind the Design | Sig Zane
Go behind the scenes of our Special Edition Sig Zane Designs collaboration.
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Hawaiian Heritage
Mālama ‘Āina
Each year, ALOHA Collection donates 5% of profits to a Hawai‘i-based conservation organization as a way to give back to the community and to help preserve the cultural heritage and natural beauty of our home.
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Behind The Design
TAHITI - Behind the Scenes
With its crystal clear lagoons, white sandy beaches, remote motus, lush palm jungles, and beautiful people, Tahiti overtook our senses and captured our hearts.
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Travel Guides
ALOHA's Guide to Dubrovnik
We’re taking ALOHA Abroad! Known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik touts stunning coastal views, a fascinating history and rich culture. From its ancient walls to its pebbled beaches, we’re sharing insider travel tips and recommendations on the best places to eat, drink, and explore in Dubrovnik.
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Travel Guides
ALOHA’s Guide to the South of France
It's no secret our team loves to travel, so when we decided to launch the Le Soleil Français Collection, we knew there was only one way to truly bring it to life. With our passports in hand, we packed our bags for a rosé-fueled adventure through the South of France.
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Talk Story
Muʻumuʻu Month Talk Story
January is Muʻumuʻu Month and we’re celebrating by sitting down with a few of our favorite muʻu collectors! Our journey begins on the island of Kauaʻi with Shannon Hiramoto, owner of MachineMachine and founder of Muʻumuʻu Month, a month-long challenge to wear a muʻumuʻu everyday!
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Behind The Design
Talk Story with Kupu A'e
You’ve met our Lauaʻe print, now hear a first-hand account of how art and magic created the Kupu Aʻe x ALOHA Collection collaboration, as told by Kalaʻe of Kupu Aʻe.
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Tips & Tricks
ALOHA's 4 Tote Types
A good tote bag is one of the most practical items a person can own, so if you are deciding which ALOHA tote is right for you, we're here to help! For some, a simple silhouette is all they need, while others will love our larger capacity totes for heavy hauling.
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Tips & Tricks
The Ultimate ALOHA Gift Guide
Not sure what to get for your fitness-obsessed bestie? Your golf-obsessed dad? Need a fun and unique gift for your White Elephant exchange? Our gift guides are here to take the stress out of shopping and make this holiday season filled with the magic of ALOHA. Scroll down to find the perfect present for everyone on your shopping list!
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Style Your ALOHA
Q&A with Stylist Pineapple Ice
Meet our friend, Oʻahu wardrobe stylist, Lindsey Higa, aka @pineappleice! Lindsey has always inspired us with her unique take on beach-to-street fashion, combining the naturally stunning backdrop of Hawaiʻi with modern wardrobe pieces!
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Tips & Tricks
Head Back-to-School with ALOHA Collection
Back-to-school season is here, which means students of all ages are trading in their beach gear for school supplies as they prepare to head back to class. To help make the transition as easy as possible, we’ve rounded up our top school supply picks to keep your school year organized and SPLASH-PROOF.
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Travel Guides
Oʻahu Foodie Tour
From our favorite local food trucks to the perfect spot for sunset drinks, we’re sharing ALOHA's guide to eating and drinking around Oʻahu. The Oʻahu dining scene is a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities, making it a fun and unique destination for foodies. So, buckle up (or loosen your belts) as we share the best spots for dim sum in Chinatown, our favorite local staples, and some must-eat treats and hidden gems around the island.
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Travel Guides
ALOHA's Guide to Cabo
Located at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas and the surrounding towns of San José Del Cabos and Todos Santos are some of our favorite destinations for relaxing, recharging, and unplugging. If you’re ready for an escape, imagine the sound of waves crashing in the background, a warm breeze in the air, and a cold margarita in your hand as we share our favorite places to eat, sip, stay, and play in Cabo!
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Word On The Street
Celebrating 8 Lucky Years of ALOHA Collection
Pop the Champagne! We just turned eight and are ready to celebrate! It's hard to believe that we launched ALOHA Collection eight years ago this month.
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Travel Guides
Lake Life with ALOHA Collection
You’re all familiar with our love of the tropics, but today, we’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to bring you another kind of paradise: Lake Life! Break out your Yeti coolers, pack up some cold ones, and join us out on the boat as we help you plan the perfect lake vacation this summer!
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Hawaiian Heritage
Celebrate May Day with Us!
Having grown up on Oʻahu, our Senior Art Director Rachel Oro has so many fun memories of celebrating Lei Day and set out to create our first-ever May Day Collection inspired by the colors and flowers of each island. Once the designs were set, we teamed up with friends from all across Hawaiʻi to bring each island collection to life.
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Travel Guides
Backyard Italian Holiday
Around this time each year we start to dream of seaside apéritifs, a slower pace of life, the Mediterranean sun, and of course a lot of pasta, wine, and cheese! Since we’re still missing Italy, we’ve decided to bring Italy to YOU! Join us on a Backyard Italian Holiday where we can all experience a little bit of La Dolce Vita.
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Travel Guides
ALOHA's Guide To Mo'orea
The aquamarine water, white sandy beaches, and overwater bungalows synonymous with French Polynesia are what daydreams are made of, but before you start planning your trip, we’re sharing our Mo'orea vacation guide with you to help you plan the ultimate travel experience in French Polynesia.
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Behind the Design
Talk Story with Lahaʻole
Tanya, Born on the island of Oʻahu, has always enjoyed creating. Raised in a family of craftsmen, musicians, hula dancers, and artists, Tanya never lacked for inspiration. She wanted to design pieces that were unique, meaningful, and shared her native Hawaiian culture. With this intention, Lahaʻole Designs was born.
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Tips & Tricks
ALOHA's Splash-Proof Pouch Guide
Welcome to our ALOHA Collection pouch guide! In this post, we're highlighting top uses and unique qualities of each of the four sizes of pouches available in our Splash-Proof lineup. Whether you’re looking for a new wet-dry bag or looking for a little extra help in the packing department, we have a pouch for that!
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Hawaiian Heritage
Celebrate Muʻumuʻu Month with ALOHA Collection
January marks the 8th year of Muʻumuʻu Month in Hawaiʻi and to celebrate, we've created a brand new collection inspired by the art and heritage of the Hawaiian muʻumuʻu.
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Word On The Street
Mahalo Educators
From teachers to coaches and lunch room staff to administrators, educators play an important role in the lives of young learners. In August 2020 we asked YOU to nominate an educator who shares ALOHA in and out of the classroom. As a thank you, we gifted 100 nominees with a back-to-school gift from us at ALOHA Collection.
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Travel Guides
Trips to Dream About
Like most travelers, our team has our sights set on the next big adventure! Our passports are in hand and suitcases are on standby as we wait for the green light to book our dream vacation. We have a saying here at ALOHA, "DREAM BIG" so we're doing just that!
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Behind the Design
20 Years of Friendship
Tiare Hawaii is a women’s clothing line that started in 2009 by our friend Jane Hoskins on the North Shore of Oahu. Tiare Hawaii has become known for their tie dying process which achieves unique, one-of-a-kind pieces like the pareos you see in our collaboration.
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Behind the Design
Big Island - Behind the Scenes
We're taking you behind the scenes of our latest Big Island shoot with our friends Tara Rock and Nani Welch Keliʻihoʻomalu.
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Word On The Street
Italy Giveback
This year, sadly, our Italian Holiday plans got postponed. We are releasing our Limoncello and Capri prints again to remind us to plan our trips - and also as a way of giving back. 10% of sales from these prints will go back to Italy.
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Word On The Street
Mahalo Frontline
We were given the opportunity to Share the ALOHA in a special way. We are lucky enough to be able to support frontline workers by gifting over 5,000 bags to individual nurses, doctors, and first responders across the country.
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Tips & Tricks
How to Style Your Pareo
You bought a pareo, so now what? Wearing a pareo is a tradition shared around the world. In Samoa a pareo is called a lavalava, in Papua New Guinea a lap-lap, in Bali a sarong, in Brazil a canga, and throughout the Cook Islands a pāreu or pareo. There are dozens of ways to tie a pareo.
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Behind the Design
Behind the Design: Skye Walker
As both a friend of ALOHA Collection and a Mizu Ambassador, Skye drew the hibiscus artwork that brought our new Mizu x ALOHA Collection Travel Set to life.
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Tips & Tricks
ALOHA's Tips for Working Remote
The ALOHA team is scattered all around the country. From Big Island, to Kauaʻi, to California and beyond! Since travel is in our DNA, working on the road is a given.
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Tips & Tricks
15 Uses for ALOHA
You can use your ALOHA Collection wet-dry bags for more than just the beach. Here are 15 creative ways to use them that don’t involve a beach bag. Whether you're looking to streamline your suitcase, minimize clutter, or protect your tech, we have a Splash-Proof solution for you!
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Style Your ALOHA
#StyleYourALOHA: Day to Night
ay ALOHA to our friend and style blogger Jacqueline Greve (@stylehawking). She’s sharing her go-to tips on how to create an effortless day-to-night look with our classic black and white Pinstripe Collection.
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Travel Guides
A Weekend Away at Baker’s Cay
It’s no secret that Team ALOHA loves a resort, so when our friends at Baker’s Cay invited us to do a photoshoot at their Key Largo property, we jumped at the chance to kick off the new year with a little work/play trip down to the Keys!
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Travel Guides
Guide to the Coconut Coast
You may be familiar with our Coco Palms Collection, but did you know Heather's hometown on Kauaʻi inspired it? Growing up on the Eastside of Kauaʻi, also known as the 'Coconut Coast' due to the area's beautiful coconut groves, coco palms became synonymous with home.
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Tips & Tricks
ALOHA Holiday Gift Guide
We're kicking off the holidays with our ALOHA Collection Gift Guide! Find the perfect holiday gift idea for everyone on your list - from your fitness-obsessed friend, yoga-loving mom, stylish fashionista, tough to shop for man, surfer, and more, we’ve got you covered.
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Word On The Street
What's Your Aisle Style?
It's no secret; travel is in the DNA of ALOHA Collection. We've built a team of like-minded travelers who share this passion and often find ourselves flying for business and pleasure together. With travel seemingly always on the horizon, it's no surprise that seat choice is a hot topic in the office— window or aisle—?
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Behind The Design
Behind the Bag: Safari
As travelers, creatives, designers, and water women, we look at the world in a unique way, and for the first time, we're taking you behind the scenes to reveal the stories, real-life adventures, and influences that have inspired our collections along the way.
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Travel Guides
Guide to Waikiki
O'ahu is our second home, and no trip to the island would be complete without a few days spent hanging out in the heart of the South Shore. If O'ahu is "The Gathering Place," then Waikiki is where everyone comes to gather, literally.
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Tips & Tricks
How To Pack the Perfect Carry-On Suitcase
Your suitcase will never be the same once you go Splash-Proof! Packing is an art form for our team at ALOHA Collection (some may call it an obsession). Whatever you call it, we've got it down to a science, and we're sharing our fool-proof tactics and magic tricks on how to pack the perfect carry-on suitcase with our Splash-Proof travel pouches.
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Word On The Street
Five Years of ALOHA
Ten years ago, fate (aka Craigslist) brought two friends together. Five years ago, a twist of fate brought them back together again. Rachael, broken (literally broken foot and broke from not being able to fly), and Heather who found herself in a volatile real estate market, were both dreaming of something bigger.
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