Native foliage meets handmade clothing in Hilo, Hawaii.
Botany meets fashion in a line of handmade aloha wear by artist Sig Zane of Hilo, Hawaii. The former professional hula dancer draws his designs from native foliage, including pohuehue vines and awa leaves (shown). Find the garments, tote bags, umbrellas, silk handkerchiefs, and more at his shops in Hilo on the Big Island (808-935-7077) and in Wailuku on Maui (808-249-8997). Or see www.sigzane.com.
Photography by Kevin Candland
This article was first published in March 2007. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.