About Us

Nā Mea Hawai'i, translated as "all things Hawaiian," is devoted to showcasing the work of local artists and crafters from the Hawaiian Islands, in particular Native Hawaiian artists. We have the largest selection of Hawaiian and Pacific Island books here and at our sister location in Chinatown, Native Books at Arts & Letters.

supporting local makers

Made in Hawaiʻi Artists

When you come to Nā Mea Hawaiʻi, we hope you find something new to love when shopping goods created by local artists in Hawaiʻi, from towels to homemade natural skincare, local foods, beautiful koa wood bowls, and more.

Ari South

Wahine, hula dancer & champion for Hawaiian culture and the beauty of our ʻāina - Ari South was born and raised in Hawaiʻi and thanks her birth sands as an inspiration for her prints and designs. All of her pieces are made in Hawaiʻi with aloha.
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David Shepard

David Shepard Hawai’i aloha shirts tell stories about native Hawaiian flora and fauna visually on fabric and literally on tags, and they change how those wearing the clothing see themselves and are seen by others.
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Nakeu Awai

Dancer. Fashion Designer. Native Hawaiian. His collection of unique hand silk-screened Island designs showcases his love for “Things Hawaiian.” From runway to casual aloha wear, find a style for you.
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Join us for weekly classes at Kīpuka to learn how to weave lauhala, create beautiful featherworks, join a kōnane board game challenge, string lei and and more.

For questions regarding workshops or sign-up,
please contact kipuka@nameahawaii.com

Hoʻomanaʻo: Remembering the Kauluwela Boys

Learn more about the history behind this years "Ala Moana Boys" short film featured at the 41st Hawai'i International Film Festival, directed by Keli‘i Grace.

This free resource is available as a download or physical product.

About the Author: Vance Kaleohano Kahahawai Farrant is a student, farmer, voyager, and writer, focused on sharing transformative moʻolelo of his ʻohana, ʻāina, and lāhui.

Questions or manaʻo?

Please contact us at info@nameahawaii.com