We looked to Hawaiʻi's vibrant culture of artisanal craftsmanship when designing the hand-braided leather straps on the Kāhiko—which simulate traditional rope braiding.
From beach to trail to Kaka‘ako’s urban art street scene, the Nalukai Kapa Boot is built for any modern adventure. Featuring water-resistant waxed canvas and moisture-wicking microfiber lining.
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From beach to land and back again, the classic ‘Ohana is made to let kids roam, tumble, explore. Weather-resistant and floats.
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So light, so airy and so brightly colored, our slip-on Pehuea Maka Girls is made to keep up with her adventurous spirit.
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Hikianalia is the companion sailing canoe of the iconic Hōkūle‘a and summons the wayfaring wisdom passed down by its Hawaiian ancestors to navigate the sea.
From a blend of premium materials comes a line of modern and versatile boots, shoes, and sandals with casual character. The handsome and refined Nalukai collection features unlined, burnished, and premium full-grain leathers with decorative stitching and accents that pay homage to Hawaiʻi’s traditional island culture.
Meet three creative curators of modern Hawaiʻi style and tap into their inspiration to curate your own look with Nalukai.
While Hawaiʻi is best known for its agreeable tropical climate, a warm and dry boot can come in handy on those cool fall evenings blessed with fresh trade winds and passing showers. Enter the hearty Nalukai Kapa, a boot that pairs water-resistant waxed canvas with a moisture-wicking lining to take on any island adventure.
There is a responsibility that comes with sharing other people’s stories. Editor and writer Matthew Dekneef has found a vivid channel to amplify Hawaiʻi’s voices and share its many perspectives at Nella Media Group. By curating interesting sources, historical documentation, and compelling imagery, Dekneef has his finger on the ever-changing beat of Hawaiʻi culture.
Roger and Leimomi Bong have found aloha in an unlikely place, in the grooves of vinyl records. After blogging about rare and obscure music from Hawaiʻi, Roger Bong turned his collection of mixed tapes, reviews, and stories about underground artists into a record label. Today, Aloha Got Soul curates a library of eclectic albums from Hawaiʻi artists that span the genres from vintage to alternative, including, of course, soul music.
Grounded in sophistication and crafted in unlined, burnished, and premium full-grain leather, the Nalukai Lace strikes the perfect balance between relaxed and refined. Wear it as a shoe or a slip-on, the Nalukai lace tells a story wherever you step.
When a busy, urban island lifestyle calls for something more than a sandal, move confidently and comfortably in the rugged-yet-refined Nalukai Boot. Handcrafted with a blend of unlined, burnished, and premium full-grain leathers, the Nalukai Boot broadcasts a sleek, modern silhouette that looks equally at home on the trail as it does in the workplace.
MŌNO is informing Honolulu’s modern and diverse island lifestyle with a blending of bests from around the world. Owners Dean and Cassy Song curate high-quality, everyday necessities – stationary, office supplies, homewares, and personal accessories – with high design aesthetic and functionality. At MŌNO, the high mark of style is found in the simplicity, utility, and timeless design or curious small things.
Boasting a weathered appearance for uncomplicated, handcrafted style, Nalukai Sandals feature burnished and full-grain premium leather, heavyweight detailed stitching accents, and the artisanal quality of a well-designed sandal.
The Nalukai Slip-On has soul. The refined and casual slip-on sports a premium look where comfort, style, and modern design effortlessly converge. With an unlined, burnished, and premium full-grain leather upper paired with our patented Drop-In Heel®, the Nalukai Slip-On is the perfect shoe to get your groove on.
Editor and writer Matthew Dekneef, MŌNO proprietors Dean and Cassy Song, and Aloha Got Soul producers Roger and Leimomi Bong have harnessed modern Hawaiʻi culture to inform their crafts. Through stories, everyday things, and music, these Honolulu creatives are helping shape Hawaiʻi’s modern day culture and experiences.
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