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Our story

Violet Love Designs was founded in 2016.

 

Currently operating at

the Hilo Farmers Market in Hilo, Hawaii

with our main office in

 Pahoa, HI

 

We grow most of what we use to make our leaf art, lei's, rope, dyes and fabrics on this property.

WE CREATE WITH OUR HEARTS AND OUR HANDS

Violet Love founded the company with the vision of sharing her love of nature. Creating and designing with leaves, flowers, and fibers, we maintain a healthy balanc with the 'Aina. master apprentice style learning is given to all employees to help them develop their skills and expand their knowledge.

The support system we have developed allows us to be independent practitioners with good prices, unique styles and healthy competition that leads to beneficial innovation.

Our company is lead by the founders relentlessness to maintain and perpetuate the rich cultural history of Hawaii. 

Each designer is an independent artist that manages their own personal customer base via social media and partner storefronts. 

OUR AMAZING PRODUCTS

 

Our main products are made from coconut leaves, which we source from wild trees and independent coconut climbers. The best selling item is the Papale, a hat woven with the leaves of the coconut tree. We have many styles of hats as each of our coconut weavers has developed their individual style.

 

Product List:

 

  • Papale (coconut leaf hat)

  • 'Umeke (large market basket)

  • Pola/calabash (small to large woven bowl)

  • Makana (hand held fan/massage tool)

  • Wall Hanging basket

  • Bread Basket

  • Holiday Wreaths for any celebration (birthday, funeral, easter, christmas)

  • Multi-fiber center pieces for any celebration

  • Lei Po'o (head leis)

  • Ti leaf lei's (designs vary)

  • Fresh water pearl jewelry

  • Tahitian pearl jewelry

  • Hand carved items (hair sticks, knives, spoons, etc)

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