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Releasing Saturday, September 20th. See below for detailed release information.Aloha kākou!It’s been a few years since we’ve used woven material on our hats, and after dropping several hints online we’re pleased to announce its return this Saturday. Hala, which woven lauhala (lau means leaf in Hawaiian) is derived from, comes in several varieties based on fruit color. They were valuable to the ancient Hawaiians for their wide range of uses, aside from the woven lauhala that’s commonly used. Two of the hala varieties—hala ʻula and hala pia—provided the basis of this Saturday’s release.The hala ʻula variety bears reddish fruit and was very prized among the different hala types. The people of Kohala, Big Island also have a special moʻolelo on...

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