Posts Tagged ‘local company’

Two Stores We Love on Maui

We’ve made no secret of our love for boutique shops selling wares unique to Hawaii. Our argument for frequenting these outlets is simple: You don’t come all the way out here to buy the same things you can at home. Our culture is too rich, too diverse, and too inviting to pass these places by. […]

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Go Local at Unique Oahu Gift Shop

Because you didn’t come all the way to Hawaii to buy a gift at a chain store. Because you want a tangible memory that reminds of your trip, not of a catalog. Because you want to both support and celebrate the beauty of Hawaiian culture. That’s why you want to visit Island Keepsakes. Opened in […]

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A Pioneering Locavore Bistro in Maui

Hawaii is blessed with abundant natural resources – especially the edible kind. From fresh fish to fresh vegetables, the islands are teeming with life, both on and off land. So it’s a bit of a head-scratcher that the locavore craze – which has even taken hold in such inhospitable environs as the scorching, drought-prone Austin, […]

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Island Slippers Gives New Meaning to ‘Island Style’

“A man cannot make a pair of shoes rightly unless he do it in a devout manner.” — Thomas Carlyle The kind of almost religious, quasi-mystic dedication to craft Carlyle advocated encapsulates sandal-maker Island Style’s philosophy. Since its founding in 1946, the local manufacturer and retailer has designed and produced sandals that speak to the […]

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