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Celebrating 8 Lucky Years of ALOHA Collection

Celebrating 8 Lucky Years of ALOHA Collection

June 20 2022

  Pop the Champagne! We just turned eight and are ready to celebrate! Hello, friends! It's hard to believe that we launched ALOHA Collection eight years ago this month. It's true what they say: time flies when you're having fun! In honor of the number 8, we’re celebrating our anniversary and sharing our top 8 milestones from the past 8...

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Lake Life with ALOHA Collection

Lake Life with ALOHA Collection

June 17 2022

*Photos may include products that are no longer included in our Lake Life 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...

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Celebrate May Day with Us!

Celebrate May Day with Us!

May 01 2022

May Day is known as Lei Day in Hawai‘i. It is a statewide celebration of the aloha spirit and the giving of flower lei.  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...

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ALOHA’s Guide to the South of France

ALOHA’s Guide to the South of France

March 15 2022

We recently traveled to the South of France to bring our Le Soleil Français Collection to life and to celebrate its arrival, we're sharing insider tips for traveling around the French Riviera and Biarritz, including the best places to eat, drink, sleep and sightsee.

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ALOHA's Guide To Mo'orea

ALOHA's Guide To Mo'orea

February 22 2022

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. Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia, and while certainly worth exploring, it's also the...

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Talk Story with Lahaʻole

Talk Story with Lahaʻole

February 21 2022

Meet our friend Tanya Uyehara, native Hawaiian owner and designer of Lahaʻole Designs.    How Lahaʻole Designs Came To Be 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. During maternity leave with her fourth child in 2013, a local shop was...

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ALOHA's Splash-Proof Pouch Guide

ALOHA's Splash-Proof Pouch Guide

January 27 2022

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!    MINI POUCH Introducing the smallest size in our...

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Celebrate Muʻumuʻu Month with ALOHA Collection

Celebrate Muʻumuʻu Month with ALOHA Collection

January 07 2022

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. Follow us as we share with you how Muʻumuʻu Month originated, and where our design inspiration came from, and introduce you to our very first Muʻumuʻu Month Collection!

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ALOHA's 4 Tote Types

ALOHA's 4 Tote Types

December 15 2021

  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.  Each tote in our lineup is multi-functional, versatile, washable,...

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The Ultimate ALOHA Gift Guide

The Ultimate ALOHA Gift Guide

September 28 2021

The best gift ideas for everyone on your Shopping List It’s that time of year again and to help you out with your holiday shopping, we’ve compiled the ultimate ALOHA gift guide to help you find the best presents for everyone on your gift list. Not sure what to get for your fitness-obsessed bestie? Your golf-obsessed dad? Need a fun...

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Q&A with Stylist Pineapple Ice

Q&A with Stylist Pineapple Ice

September 10 2021

Meet our friend, Oʻahu wardrobe stylist, Lindsey Higa, aka @pineappleice! Follow along as we get the inside scoop on some of Lindsey's trade secrets while she styles her ALOHA Collection around her hometown of Honolulu.

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ALOHA's Guide to Cabo

ALOHA's Guide to Cabo

July 23 2021

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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Big Island - Behind the Scenes

Big Island - Behind the Scenes

May 07 2021

We're taking you behind the scenes of our latest Big Island shoot with our friends Tara Rock and Nani Welch Keliʻihoʻomalu. Follow us as Tara and Nani share (some of) their favorite Big Island spots and give you tips and tricks on how they use their favorite ALOHA Collection bags.

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Backyard Italian Holiday

Backyard Italian Holiday

April 01 2021

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!

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Trips to Dream About

Trips to Dream About

March 15 2021

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 and sharing with you the first destinations we plan to...

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20 Years of Friendship

20 Years of Friendship

March 09 2021

Our collaboration with Tiare Hawaii has been over 20 years in the making. Let’s go back to the beginning to where it all started, two decades ago, on the North Shore of Oahu. Tiare Hawaii is a women’s clothing line that started in 2009 by our friend Jane Hoskins on the North Shore of Oahu.

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Mahalo Educators

Mahalo Educators

August 11 2020

Do you know a special teacher, coach, or staff member that shares the ALOHA in and out of the classroom? We want to hear about them! Nominate your favorite K-12 Educator for a chance to win them a Back-to-School gift from us at ALOHA Collection!

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Mālama ‘Āina

Mālama ‘Āina

June 22 2020

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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Italy Giveback

Italy Giveback

May 21 2020

This year, 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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Mahalo Frontline

Mahalo Frontline

April 30 2020

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 4,000 bags to individual nurses, doctors, and first responders across the country.  

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TAHITI - Behind the Scenes

TAHITI - Behind the Scenes

April 16 2020

With it’s 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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How to Style Your Pareo

How to Style Your Pareo

April 01 2020

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: Skye Walker

Behind the Design: Skye Walker

March 09 2020

As both a friend of ALOHA Collection and a Mizu Ambassador, Skye Walker drew the hibiscus artwork that brought our new Mizu x ALOHA Collection Travel Set to life. Rachael (co-founder of ALOHA Collection) and Skye became friends more than 12 years ago as neighbors in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. They continued to support each other as Rachael started ALOHA Collection and Skye...

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ALOHA's Tips for Working Remote

ALOHA's Tips for Working Remote

February 24 2020

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. Here are our teams best tips and tricks that we put to the test while working a week in Waikiki. Join us as we head out on the road...

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15 Uses for ALOHA

15 Uses for ALOHA

February 14 2020

Here are some of our favorite ways to use our Splash-Proof ALOHA Collection bags! Whether you're looking to organize your suitcase, run errands hands-free, or carry a cute clutch from beach to bar, there is bag for every occasion!

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48 Hours in Tulum

48 Hours in Tulum

February 06 2020

Tulum transported us to another planet filled with refreshing cenotes, ancient ruins, jungle covered restaurants, and turquoise waters. Team ALOHA spent 48 packed hours discovering the magic of Tulum, which hit us the second we stepped on the sand.

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#StyleYourALOHA: Day to Night

#StyleYourALOHA: Day to Night

January 31 2020

#StyleYourALOHA Black and White from Day to Night Say 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. Get inspired as Jacqueline styles her ALOHA throughout her day. “The attitude to rock it is what makes an outfit...

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A Weekend Away at Baker’s Cay

A Weekend Away at Baker’s Cay

January 24 2020

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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Talk Story with Kupu A'e

Talk Story with Kupu A'e

January 17 2020

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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Guide to the Coconut Coast

Guide to the Coconut Coast

January 13 2020

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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