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Entries in midori jewelry (15)


aloha friday scoop

happy aloha friday! i returned home from our lovely getaway to san diego to find happy family news (times two!) awaiting me on the coconut wire. then a plum gig unexpectedly ended my mister's hiatus a bit earlier than anticipated. so, with his busy season starting n.o.w. i will be back to share all new island goodness starting next week. promise!

attn: old school style lovers! only two days remain for the little treasure hunt better known as mu'umu'u heaven's annual vintage sale.

happy first birthday to super citizen! bring a little luck when you join the celebration tonight, and you may go home with a lovely prize from jana lam, malie organics, or another fabulous eco surprise! you'll also enjoy 20% off most in-stock merch and 'ono slices by j.j. dolan's.

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happy hale*days 2010: sparkle edition

my winter cold remains my constant companion with sleepless nights and a stuffy head making writing all but impossible over the weekend (take your favorite preventative remedies & wash your hands to avoid my continuing misery, please!).

with shipping deadlines looming and the official countdown to xmas in the single digits, it seems the last remaining gifting guides will be best for those procrastinators willing to bear expedited mailing costs or negotiate the in-store crush of last minute shoppers.

without any further ado, a few pretty trinkets for your shopping list:

1 - surprise your sweetheart with wings hawaii's full moon necklace which mixes hammered hoops of 14k gold with delicate cone seashells. ($500; coordinating earrings also available. shop online or at the paia flagship)

2 - midori jewelry's 16k gold-plated labrynth links paired with faceted labradorite are a lovely discovery. ($45; shop online or find your neighborhood stockist)

3 - for the indie spirit: the burnished sunburst cuff by nina kuna designs is handcast on maui and a stylish reminder of sunny island days. ($95; shop online or hele over to your local stockist)

4 - gold plated nuggets are strung on a blackened sterling chain by la-based jools. ($44; shop online or find your nearest stockist)

5 - manoa's green tea jewels specializes in pretty minimal designs priced under $30. (online only; buy 2 styles and save 10% off your holiday order)


sales scoop: made in hawaii 2010

roberta oaks * ginger13 * midori jewelry

before you pop by the made in hawaii festival, be sure to glance over the list of h|h favorites who will be setting up shop and filling their weekend space with new looks and one time only deals. enjoy!

ali'i kula lavender introduces a lavender-infused pet lineup from shampoo to peanut butter doggie biscuits. {booth 175/176}

cindy from ginger13 will be showing off her 2010 collection (starting at $20), offering up to 75% off all jewelry designs, and setting up a $5 bin to further tempt you. {booth 322}

make a beeline to the lily lotus sales rack to score past season yoga basics for $20. {booth 316}

more mih news after the jump!

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new peeks: midori jewelry resort collection


it's a bit gloomy in my part of the world today so i thought i would share a peek of midori jewelry's dazzling resort collection today. i am loving the exotic and organic shapes featured throughout the latest offering from oahu designer traci morinaga, and have become quite fond of the burnished gold glow found on many of the designs.

behind-the-scene stories of how the arboreal necklace (below) was cast from a mint leaf which left behind a lovely texture compliments of its delicate structure connects the dots from inspiration to maker to wearer. another favorite is midori's moroccan adornment which, with its pointed curves and ethnic flair, hints of faraway lands and wanderings through bustling bazaars.

the one element that remains constant is how traci designs with the islands in mind by mixing in natural gemstones reminiscent of ocean waves and other sweet reminders of paradise. this time around a self-imposed challenge to craft wearable pieces that could transition from day to evening and work to play without stretching already pinched budgets resulted in the addition of stones in a subtle, smoky palette perfect for autumn.

more peeks below . . .

hula hoop

take note that the resort collection (price tag ranges from $30 to over $100; featured designs are priced from the mid-to-upper end) is exclusively stocked at midori's network of indie boutiques around the islands and on the mainland.

readers crunched on time can hele over to adore in kahala mall and alliway at ward warehouse where you can scoop up select designs from the resort collection and special order pieces not stocked in-store.

click over to the official website to take a peek at midori's most recent collection of online offerings.


midori jewelry inauguration deal


midori jewelry designer traci morinaga kicked off an inauguration sale yesterday to celebrate the presidency of fellow punahou alum barack obama.

select designs are marked down 44% and are available in limited quanties so hele over to the online shop to scoop up a stunning handmade adornment to call your own.

  • expires: fri, jan 24th