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April events: Mom Made Market 4/20 @ Kahala Mall | Hoʻomau Hawaiʻi 4/28 @ Bishop Museum | Kea in NYC 4/26-2/28 Click for details
April events: Mom Made Market 4/20 @ Kahala Mall | Hoʻomau Hawaiʻi 4/28 @ Bishop Museum | Kea in NYC 4/26-2/28 Click for details

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  • Why do we make things locally?
    March 25, 2024

    Why do we make things locally?

    Aloha! We wanted to take a second to give you the inside scoop on why we do things the way we do. Read on to learn why we value sourcing locally whenever possible, and find out what Pilina means to us!
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  • ʻO ʻApelila ka Mahina Lāʻau Kamaʻāina!
    March 25, 2024

    ʻO ʻApelila ka Mahina Lāʻau Kamaʻāina!

    April is Native Hawaiian Plant Month! Like last year, we will be bringing you drawing tutorials on featured Lāʻau Kamaʻāina (Native Hawaiian Plants) and give you a few tidbits on what makes them so special. Know the difference between Endemic,’ ‘Indigenous,’ and ‘Native?’ Read on to test your Lāʻau Kamaʻāina knowledge!

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  • Fun ways to get into the Merrie Monarch spirit
    March 18, 2024

    Fun ways to get into the Merrie Monarch spirit

    Aloha everyone! If you haven’t heard already, the Merrie Monarch Festival is coming and we are SO pumped! This blog explores our favorite ways to get in the spirit of this fun Hawaiian tradition and celebrate this amazing event!

     

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  • It's MERRIE MONARCH TIME!
    March 4, 2024

    It's MERRIE MONARCH TIME!

    It's that time of year- Merrie Monarch Festival! Join us as we share about this event's history and significance, and learn where we will be selling our newest merchandise during our trip to Hilo! This year, we will be at both the Naniloa Hotel pop-up as well as the Kākoʻo Hawaii market and we can't wait to see you!
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  • Collab Alert! Go check out the new keiki menu at Zippy's!
    February 5, 2024

    Collab Alert! Go check out the new keiki menu at Zippy's!

    BIG NEWS...We did a collaboration with Zippy’s and E Ho‘opili Mai! Our keiki (kids) menu is full of activities that promote incorporating ʻŌlelo Hawai‘i into our everyday language. You can even learn the names of your favorite Zippy’s menu items in Hawaiian! A great way to kick of Ka Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawai‘i (Hawaiian Language Month)!
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  • January 20, 2024

    January 20th is Founder's Day!

    January 20 is our Founder's Day. Hauʻoli Lā Hānau (Happy Birthday) to our founder and illustrator, Kea Peters! We're so lucky to have so many new members in the Kakou Collective hui, so we wanted to take a minute to fill you in on how we became who we are today. Join us for a look back at our company's history!
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  • January 5, 2024

    Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou!

    Hauʻoli Makahiki Hou! (Happy New Year) It's 2024 and we can't wait to share about all the exciting things coming your way! Read on to get a sneak peek of what the new year has in store for our little shop.
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