“Aloha exists in your heart. It’s something where you’re coming from a place of giving. And that’s something that can happen anywhere in the world.”
Part of Honolulu’s thriving creative scene, artist collective Wooden Wave inspires us with their fresh take on island culture. Drawing deeply from their Hawaiian roots, Wooden Wave incorporates colorful themes grounded in natural elements—especially as related to the ocean and surf—in their designs. We commissioned this original illustration in celebration and honor of our favorite journey: from Mauka to Makai, or from the mountains to the ocean. The story told through the illustration is apparent in every stroke, here are a few of our favorites:
Design elements of “Lei Day” have been carefully applied to every shoe and sandal in the Artist Collab collection to create a limited edition series. The collection is available exclusively at Hawaiian based retailers and through OluKai.com, while supplies last.