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Hawaiʻiloa Kia Ihu

Men's Leather Beach Sandals

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OluKai footwear is guaranteed against manufacturer’s defects for one year from the date of purchase. Footwear covered by the OluKai guarantee will be replaced at OluKai’s discretion.

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Hawaiʻiloa Kia Ihu

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Hawaiʻiloa Kia Ihu

(ha-vye-ee-loh-ah kee-ah ee-hoo) Translation: Curved End Piece at the Fore of the Mast

The Hawai‘iloa Kia Ihu is a carefully crafted sandal designed to celebrate the legendary Hawai‘iloa voyaging canoe. With a soft, sheep nubuck leather straps and a comfortable toe post, the laser-etched details symbolize the collaboration of cultures, while the premium leathers and lower profile offer a clean look and comfortable feel.

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Embroidered upper logos, laser footbed detail, outsole siping and medium weight decorative stitching.

  • Upper

    Soft nubuck leather upper with a microfiber lining and a soft, comfortable nylon toe post. Laser-etched details on the strap and embossed sailcloth texture at the toe badge. Features 4 hand stitches at toe badge inspired by Hawaii’loa lashings.

  • Footbed

    Anatomical molded PU footbed with a lower profile for a modern look and feel. Covered with a premium full-grain leather and laser-etched with Hawai‘iloa voyage artwork.

  • Outsole

    Non-marking rubber outsole, razor siped for added traction on wet surfaces, and leather inlay.

Informed by Craft,
Inspired by the Journey

Carved using traditional techniques with a tree gifted by the Alaskan people, Hawai‘iloa voyages as a symbol of Polynesian craftsmanship and ancient wisdom.

Sandals floating in water
Tools laid out on a table

Crafted by Tradition

Modern, sophisticated, and soulful.

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