ʻAuhea wale ʻoe te wahine holo lio, pua nani o Hawaiʻi lā? Though palaka has roots in the colonial plantation history of Hawaiʻi, our people have used it to build our local identity and style. Now it's a classic mainstay of style & fashion in Hawaiʻi. Aloha i ka Hawaiian Cowboy! This hot pink shade brings to mind pink stained lips from childhood pāʻina where juice from Malolo Syrup was a staple.