wearing Hawaiian shirts and dresses to a luau party

What Should You Wear to a Hawaiian Luau Party?

November 12, 2018

Plan on going to a luau? Get some great tips for looking cool and fashionable in tropical sundresses or the classic Hawaiian shirt.

The Other Magnum PI Hawaiian Shirts

The Other Magnum PI Hawaiian Shirts

November 06, 2018

When you think of Magnum PI, you probably think of Tom Selleck in his classic red Aloha shirt. But as famous as that shirt is, it wasn't the only shirt made popular by the show. Here are three more "Magnum PI" shirts. 

Know Your Hawaiian Shirts

Know Your Hawaiian Shirts

October 28, 2018

The diversity of Aloha shirts is as infinite as the color combinations of a rainbow. But for the most part, any Hawaiian shirt can be categorized into a few basic types. Here are some of the most common types of Hawaiian shirts.
A Quick Men’s Guide to Tropical Vacation Fashion

A Quick Men’s Guide to Tropical Vacation Fashion

October 25, 2018

Learn about the different styles of men’s floral shirts and cool ways to wear any of style Hawaiian shirt. Create your own ultra-cool beach shirt style. 


Magnum PI Halloween Costume

Magnum PI Halloween Costume

October 18, 2018

Going to a Halloween party? We highly recommend going as Thomas Magnum, the ultimate aloha shirt wearing private investigator. All you need are a few simple things starting first and foremost with the Magnum PI Hawaiian shirt.

What to Wear in Hawaii

What to Wear in Hawaii

September 19, 2018

Hawaii is a place where you can relax, rejuvenate and simply be the best version of you. Wearing Aloha tropical dresses and shirts is a great way to express your individuality. Hawaii vacation fashion tips ahead.


Lomi Lomi Salmon Recipe

Lomi Lomi Salmon Recipe

May 15, 2018

Lomi-lomi (low-mee low-mee) salmon is a classic Hawaiian dish commonly found at a luau. But it is also easy enough to make for any occasion or mood you’re in. Traditionally, you would massage (lomi lomi) the fresh salmon with salt and let it cure overnight then mix it with tomatoes and sweet onion.
3 Simple Rules to Having a Great Hawaiian Party

3 Simple Rules to Having a Great Hawaiian Party

April 29, 2018

A luau is a Hawaiian party or feast often accompanied by entertainment. It’s an event where friends and family eat, laugh and bond through a fun shared experience. Basically, luaus are awesome. Just follow these three basic rules and you’ll be elevated to hero status among your friends.

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

April 25, 2018

The first of May is an exciting day in Hawaii, where kama’aina (locals) celebrate Lei Day with concerts, parades and the making and giving of lei. Lei Day became an official holiday in 1929, to honor the history and tradition of the floral garland that has become synonymous with Hawaii and the aloha spirit.
A Brief History of the Magnum PI Shirt

A Brief History of the Magnum PI Shirt

April 11, 2018

The Magnum PI Aloha shirt made by the Pacific Clothing Company is one of the most iconic of all Hawaiian shirts. And this is because Tom Selleck often wore this shirt on the TV show Magnum PI. Some people have asked us if this is the actual shirt and label (Paradise Found) that he wore on the show. Well, as it turns out, yes it is.

What is Aloha Friday About?

What is Aloha Friday About?

April 03, 2018

Ever since the first Aloha shirt was made back in the 1930s, the Hawaiian shirt has become an integral part of Hawaii’s culture. In 1947, the city of Honolulu started to encourage people to wear cooler sport shirts to work during the hot summer months. This has lead to a tradition called Aloha Friday.
“Made in Hawaii” Aloha Shirts

“Made in Hawaii” Aloha Shirts

March 28, 2018

Suppose you’re looking for a new Aloha shirt or dress for that party next weekend or your company “Hawaiian Shirt Day”. Depending on where you live, you might have a hard time finding a dress or shirt that’s made in Hawaii, or even made anywhere in the USA. If you want a shirt or dress that’s actually made in Hawaii, you CAN still find them.

Kalua Pork Slider Recipe

Kalua Pork Slider Recipe

March 20, 2018

If you’re trying to decide what to serve at you next party, especially if you’re thinking of doing a pupu party, these kailua pork sliders are a must try!
Inside Out Hawaiian Shirts

Inside Out Hawaiian Shirts

March 05, 2018

When you think of a Hawaiian shirt, you probably envision something bold, colorful and fun. In Hawaii, however, Aloha shirts are commonly worn as work attire in offices around the state. And because of this, these shirts must look professional enough for the corporate work environment. Would you feel comfortable handing over sensitive tax documents to an accountant in a colorfully loud Hawaiian shirt covered with belly flopping whales?

Hawaiian Shirt Shrinkage Test

Hawaiian Shirt Shrinkage Test

February 06, 2018

One of the things you’re probably concerned about when caring for your garment is how much it will shrink after it goes through the washer and dryer. First, different garments have different care instructions. In general, the cotton garments should be cold washed, and either line dried or low tumble dried and cool ironed if necessary. We washed and dried some shirts in various ways to see how much they'd shrink.
To Tuck or Not to Tuck? That is the Question!

To Tuck or Not to Tuck? That is the Question!

January 16, 2018

Many people wonder if it is okay to tuck in a Hawaiian shirt. Like everything else in fashion, you should wear whatever you wear according to your own style and taste. So if you want to tuck it in, tuck it in. And if you want to wear it untucked, go for it. Having said that, there are a few simple rules of thumb to help you decide whether to tuck or untuck.

Wearing Printed Tops and Bottoms

Wearing Printed Tops and Bottoms

November 16, 2017

So now you have an awesome new Hawaiian shirt or blouse and are ready to wear it and go somewhere. Here’s a very simple fashion tip that applies not only to Aloha wear, but to fashion in general.
How to Make Your Legs Look Longer

How to Make Your Legs Look Longer

November 01, 2017

Have you even noticed how runway models always have super long legs? Unless you’re hit the DNA jackpot and have super model features, you’ll have to resort to a few simple tricks to enhance your looks the way you want.

Available or Taken? Your Flower Tells All

Available or Taken? Your Flower Tells All

October 10, 2017

Sometimes in life it is useful for you to know who is single and available and who is in a relationship and off the market. In fact, sometimes it might be you who is trying to put this information out there. There is a way of saying this without saying a word.
Vintage and Retro Hawaiian Shirts

Vintage and Retro Hawaiian Shirts

September 21, 2017

Hawaiian shirts have been around for a long time, dating all the way back to the 1930s. The first Aloha shirts featured both Oriental and Hawaiian designs with beautiful radiant colors with fine detail on silk or rayon fabric. Real vintage shirts are actual shirts from the 30s and 40s and can be very expensive with some reaching values over $2,000.