2nd annual Aloha Shirt Festival, Vintage Era Exhibit and Fashion Week Hawai’i at the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa from Friday September 29th to Saturday, September 30th 2023 from 12:00 to 9:00pm daily.
The iconic fashionable Aloha Shirt is what comes to mind when you think of Hawaii! Featuring a private collection of aloha wear with original textile artwork, sketches and swatches along with vintage aloha shirts will be exhibited at the festival.
The Aloha Shirt Festival is a venture in hospitality bringing both traditional and contemporary wearable arts together to share a moment in time celebrating Hawai’i’s contributions to the fashion industry. The event features some of Hawai’i’s top musicians and designers in runway showcases of vintage ‘aloha wear’ exhibits, sales and appraisals, music and entertainment, exciting fashion runway shows featuring vintage and repurposed clothing, and contemporary designers, fashion collections and wearable art designs, traditional and cutting-edge workshops, a Pop-up marketplace, speakers and presentations, hair and make-up shows, tasty local and vintage food and beverage, and manta watching!
Embracing local culture is what travel is all about. This exhibition reflects one of the most cherished traditions in Hawai’i and the public is invited to celebrate the event by “getting in to it”. Prizes given for many of the best Street Looks, so don you oldest, most colorful, or traditional and fit right in as you stand out.
FREE Vintage Exhibit and Pop-Up Market Place
ON THE RUNWAY:
Contemporary designers, vintage collections, and repurposed clothing collections will be showcased in exciting fashion runway shows. Vintage Theme on Friday. Contemporary Theme on Saturday.
$50 to $250 (all-inclusive, dinner and drinks)
For tickets and more information: www.AlohaShirtFestival.com
Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa | 78-128 Ehukai St, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740