Oahu has so many great things — beautiful beaches, scenic hikes, a vibrant food scene. Oh, and the shopping? EPIC.
Here are some cute things from local brands that I love and that you might like, too.
1. Aloha Crop Fleece in Mustard by Splash Hawaii
Seriously SO CUTE. This cozy, cropped sweater by Splash Hawaii is my new favorite thing to wear with high waisted jeans or shorts.
Please don’t immediately dismiss this sweatshirt because of the word crop. I know it can be triggering, LOL! – but this one isn’t really that cropped at all.
I have a size small, and it hits just below my natural waist. Yes, it has a cropped vibe, but I still feel decently covered up.
It’s made of a cotton and polyester blend, and the inside is kitten soft. I came home with the mustard version but came this close to buying the black one, too. The only thing that stopped me was the fact that Rosie Pose’s fur would be more visible on the black sweater, sigh. Cat lady life.
Anywho, Splash Hawaii has several stores on Oahu. If you’re ever on the island, buy a swimsuit there. They stock TONS in store, and often they have designs you can’t find anywhere else. I’ve purchased several over the years.
2. Squalor Fleece Hoodie by Honolua Surf Co.
This local store sells clothes you’d wear to the beach (or on a Zoom call with your co-workers, ha).
I like their sweatshirts, especially. I have one with a pineapple design from years ago, but I haven’t worn it in ages because it was what I was wearing the last time I held Tabs in my arms, and I can’t get myself to wash it. Anywho.
This gray sweatshirt was the cutest one in the store. It also comes in a beautiful blue shade, too!
3. Lil Lil Hula Girl With Starfish Tee by Cinnamon Girl
I always make a point to stop by the Cinnamon Girl store whenever I’m visiting Oahu. They have beautiful Hawaiian-themed clothes for moms and kids! I really like their tees for girls, and I’ve bought quite a few of their Hula Girl tees for Connor throughout the years.
The shirts are well constructed and adorable (I love the little touches like the pink seams on the sides), and I appreciate the wide range of sizes.
Oh, and if you’re looking for matching mommy and me outfits, Cinnamon Girl sells some cute ones.
Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,