Best Aloha Shirts in Hawaii

Best Aloha Shirts in Hawaii

Before we get started, here are a few facts regarding the best aloha shirt:

Aloha shirts were first invented in the 1920’s. However, the shirt became nationally recognized in the 1930’s due to wealthy Americans and celebrities who sported the shirts. After World War II, troops wore Hawaiian shirts at home, which became even more common on the mainland. By the 1960’s, the shirts grew in popularity due to celebrities, such as Elvis Presley, wearing a red aloha shirt in the movie Blue Hawaii. Also during this time, Aloha Fridays were implemented on the islands for business professionals to wear Hawaiian attire in the office instead of a suit and tie.

The best aloha shirts range from all aspects of designs, whether they are bright pictures of hula dancers, palm trees, surfboards, cocktails, and other tourist experiences. Or shirts in subtle colors with floral features, traditional quilts, cultural and other islanders’ idyllic way of life. There is no right or wrong design for your preferred style, as long as you wear a welcoming aesthetic suited to your personality. Are you ready to update your summer wardrobe with the best aloha shirts made by Aphineal Honolulu?

What material does Aphineal use to make the best Aloha shirt?

What material does Aphineal use to make the best Aloha shirt


Traditional aloha shirts are typically made from cotton, silk, or rayon. But why sweat in the heat while wearing silk or rayon when cotton is the best fabric to wear in humid weather? Our fabric is made with one hundred percent cotton in a high-thread count for maximum comfort, quality, and durability.

In Hawaii-style weather, cotton is the best fabric because it is breathable and keeps moisture from building up between the skin and clothing. Also, our cotton fabric is from India. It is known as the largest cotton producer in the world and famous for its finest and most beautiful cotton fabrics.

Aphineal makes the best Aloha shirts with eye-catching Designs.

Aphineal promises to make stunning aloha shirts with custom prints and distinctive features you won’t find anywhere else in the marketplace. We have modernized a classic cut shirt with a sophisticated design. We added a distinctive design of a Hawaiian kapa (cloth) triangle motif on the collar and a welt pocket.

The background story to the motif is native Hawaiians would make kapa (cloth) from the inner bark of plants or mulberry trees. They would soak the fibrous material and use a beater to pound the kapa until its desired thickness and texture are achieved. Then, they would use tools to dye and paint on the cloth to create intricate geometric patterns symbolizing their environment.

Another impressive element of our shirts is adding a welt pocket to our green and blue shirts. The welt pocket sleeve is sewn inside the shirt instead of on top, with only the pocket lip visible. For those who prefer a regular pocket, check out our white shirts! What is the difference?

How can you wear your best Aloha shirt that looks great?

It is the versatility of our aloha shirts that makes them the best. There’s no one way to wear a tropical shirt. However, we’re here to help you figure out how to wear it in the most fashionable way. You can dress them up for special events, office, or fine dining - where you won’t find anyone wearing a tie or suit at a high-end restaurant on the islands. Wear the shirt button-up with a pair of light or dark-colored pants with dress shoes or loafers. Wear our shirts tucked in or out; we designed them to be worn either way. For a dressed-down look, wear our shirt unbuttoned with a t-shirt underneath. Shorts or khaki pants would look great with our shirts, along with a pair of slippers (islanders don’t call our shoes flip-flops or thongs, we say slippahs).

Why is Aphineal the best?

We have the best aloha shirts because of our overall unique design! It has elements of our Hawaiian motif, luxurious fabric and print, outstanding colors, and a great fit, all at a reasonable price! Our customers are raving over the collar motif and welt pocket! Especially because the motif is part of our island culture, and the welt pocket is unconventional. Also, our stitching is of top-notch craftsmanship with reinforcement in the collar and pocket. That means they won’t wrinkle or wither, but will maintain a perfect shape! Another charming feature of our shirts is the coconut shell buttons, which the locals love!


Vacation shirts are always a hit with the summer style fashion trends and are a must-have addition to your wardrobe. But do you have a shirt like anything made by Aphineal Honolulu?

Look no further! We offer a unique product that cannot be found anywhere else in the market today - and at a great price! Our customers love our shirts, and it shows from the reviews we’ve received. Check out our reviews and find out what our customers say about our shirts!

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