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5 Things We Love: Shop Pacifca at Bishop Museum

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    A flowing aqua tunic with bell sleeves, left, and a graphic clutch combine contemporary silhouettes with traditional kapa motifs that local designer Manaola Yap found in museum archives.

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    A flame-shaped fan, handwoven in Samoa from a single banana leaf accompanies fabric designs inspired by it in the shop’s display bay for “Hulia ‘Ano: Inspired Patterns,” a special exhibition that runs through Oct. 16.

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    Erika Wyrtki takes impressions of different seaweeds, colors them and has them printed in Hawaii to create limu-patterned mugs and greeting cards.

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    Native songbirds and scenes from Hawaiian legends glow with the bold shapes and tender luminosity of medieval stained glass, in limited-edition, archival-quality prints made from Caren Ke‘ala Loebel-Fried’s original linoleum block prints.

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    Shop Pacifica has revived a best-selling T-shirt from a 2015 exhibit featuring Duke Kahanamoku, giving it “a more modern silhouette.”

A shortlist of newly discovered stuff you have got to see from the newly renovated Shop Pacifica at Bishop Museum. Read more

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