I remember growing up and seeing my teachers wearing an Aloha shirt every Friday. I never really thought of the significance, or if there was a significance all that I knew was you that you wear Aloha shirt on Fridays. Now that I’m older I’ve come to understand that there is significance to wearing Aloha shirts on Fridays. What is the significance you ask? Aloha shirts are fun and cheerful which is what many people feel on Friday. It is the end of the work week, a time to start unwinding, and to get ready for the weekend.
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The popularity of the Hawaiian shirt has been around since well before Hollywood made it famous in the 60's. Today theses shirts continue to be a popular choice for people of all ages all across the world. Since it has remained in style over so many years more and more manufactures have jumped on board to produce Hawaiian shirts.
Looking for that special BBQ sauce for your next cookout? Why not try Kona Coffee BBQ Sauce? This sauce is rich and sweet and has a wonderful blend of salty, savory and just a perfect hint of coffee! Yummy! Recipe courtesy of food.com
The Pa’u hula skirt is a classic skirt of the Hawaiian tradition derived from ancient hula style. Pa’u means skirt in the Hawaiian language and hula is a traditional Hawaiian dance; therefore, Pa’u Hula skirt is loosely translated to “dance skirt”. Three or more rows of elastic are used to make the waist which allows for a natural bend while dancing and to make it comfortable for performing. Three to four yards of fabric are used to make the skirt.
Cross the wide end over the narrow, next slip the wide end up between the tie and collar, next drop it back down.
Wrap the wide end behind the narrow end from right to left.
Bring the wide end in front and over the loop between the collar and tie.
Wrap the wide end around the narrow part one more time and slip up through loop again.
Hawaiian jewelry is a popular type of gold or silver detailed with intricate designs and some with personalized lettering. It originated in 1887 when Queen Kapiolani and Princess Liliuokalani attended Queen Victoria’s Jubilee in England. At the Jubilee they were presented with solid gold bracelets with their names engraved in Old English lettering filled with black enamel. The Queen and Princess loved their gift so much that they had similar bracelets made for other Royal members upon their return to Hawaii.
Hawaii macadamia nut candies are sought after from people all over the world because of its quality and heavenly taste. Hawaii supplies 90% of the world’s population of Macadamia nuts which is then covered in rich milk chocolate or dark chocolate. With every bite you get a mixture of chocolate and delicious macadamia nuts.. Also popular is Macadamia nut cookies and Macadamia nut candies with sprinkled pineapples. In fact, not only are macadamia nuts delicious they are also good for you. The fat in these nuts are mostly unsaturated fat which can reduce cholesterol.
Father’s day is right around the corner and you might be wondering what to do? If you live in Hawaii or are visiting during father’s day I can tell you there are many activities that you can enjoy with your dad.
Summer is right around the corner and if you are like me you have no clue where you put you bikini’s away last fall. Time to dig them out or better yet get some of the latest hottest styles for summer 2013!
Hawaii is the essence of casual beach lifestyle. Relaxation and enjoying nature is one of the reasons many have left the hustle of big city life and moved to the islands in the Pacific Ocean. Hawaiian clothing is popular because it represents this casual island lifestyle. With so many different styles of Hawaiian dresses you will have no problem finding the perfect one for every day wear. Here are some tips on choosing the perfect dress for every occasion.