SPRING/SUMMER 2015 DELIVERY “WEIGHT OF A PICUL”

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 by

Releasing in-store and online at FittedHawaii.com this Saturday, May 23rd.
Releasing at select stockists next week.

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Model: Naz Kawakami (@wirtsdead)

Aloha kākou!

Our Spring/Summer 2015 Delivery continues this Saturday with more items from the Weight of a Picul Collection. In these two seasons, we focus our attention to two of Hawaiʻi’s commodities that have proven to be incredibly important in Hawaiʻi’s socioeconomic growth. ʻIliahi, or Hawaiian sandalwood, dynamically shifted our economy with the introduction of the trade industry. Koa ushered in a new demand for quality materials in modern times, solidifying its place among the world’s finest woods. The name “Weight of a Picul” stems from the Asian unit of measure that was used when trading the sandalwood in the early 1800’s, defined as “the amount a man could carry on his shoulder” and equalled 133 1/3 pounds.

For this collection, we created two separate Real Tree Camouflage patterns based on the rare and endangered ‘Iliahi Tree and the fine grain Koa Tree, both of which are endemic to Hawaiʻi. In each pattern we strive to highlight the trees for their distinct beauty and importance in Hawaiʻi’s history.

 

Koa Tree Camo Kamehameha Snapback
This Kamehameha snapback utilizes the same special production technique we introduced on the ʻIliahi Tree Camo Cheehuu earlier this season. The crown features a white mesh overlaid on polyester poplin which has been sublimated with our Koa Tree Camo pattern. The visor is made of black ripstop nylon, which matches nicely with the black snap enclosure around the back. It also features a white front Kamehameha and side crown, white/cerulean blue back crest, and cerulean blue side New Era logo, eyelets, and top button.

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Big Game Hunters Dri-Fit Long Sleeve Tee – Black
We brought back a classic design from the past and updated the colors as well as the material it’s printed on. Featuring a breathable and quick drying polyester fabric to keep you cool and dry in a variety of environments, we have a small double patch design on the front left chest along with a large print on the back, both sides printed in blue and white.

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