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Shop for Maui!

¬† ¬†SHOP FOR MAUI We will Donate 25% of every sale from our Hawaii based artists to Maui! We have many new arrivals this week from our beloved creatives on Maui. They need our support! Order any of these and other Hawaii made items now and I will donate 25% of all sales to the island of Maui's efforts to take care of the people that most need it. We have chosen The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement to receive the funds that will be raised here at a.ell atelier.¬†¬† They are matching all donations The KńĀko Ľo Maui Fund is providing resources that can be deployed quickly and efficiently¬†to our Hawaiian communities impacted by the Maui wildfires. CNHA is working...

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Lei day

Lei Day began in 1928. It is celebrated state wide  with parades, coronation courts, flowers woven into colorful garland lei's, beautiful dances and the sounds of Hawaiian music. Lei Day is the holiday honoring the spirit of Aloha. And another chance to wear these pretty dresses!   A Lei is given to show friendship, appreciation and respect.   They bestow blessing and  honor.    We have a beautiful variety of dresses  perfect for this lei day!

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COR

Hi there! We are starting a seris of blogs that will be focused on the individual stories of the local artisans we work with at a.ell!  First on the list, we'd like to introduce Caitlin Ross Odom. She has been working with a.ell since we opened in 2009!  She is an amazing jeweler who makes all of her pieces by hand using shells and sea glass found on sandy beaches! Caitlin started collecting her first sunrise shells and sea glass pieces on the beautiful beaches of Kauai, in 2000. She found these gorgeous shells to have a very high vibration and tended to bring lots of joy to her customers. Each sunrise shell is unique, having its own scallop and color. These...

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Northshore Candle Company

Northshore Candle Company makes quality soy wax candles on the N. Shore of Oahu. Not only do these candles smell wonderful, the glass jars are repurposed wine bottles!  3 things we stand for - beauty, quality and sustainability.   After burning the candles the container is made to be reusable as well, just simply wash it and you have a new container. They are made with natural flower and fruit plant based essential oils, that are specially blended by the founder. All components of the candles are crafted in the USA. The scents of the candles are reminiscent of the many unique scents of Hawaii and will brighten every room! Also available in a travel tin, and a small mason jar with lid.   We...

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Bees wax wraps!

       Here at a.ell atelier, we love the environment and try to avoid using unnecessary amounts of products that will be tossed. This is why we love and USE Meli Wraps! These reusable food wraps are made with organic cotton, beeswax, tree resin and plants oils. The heat from your hands will mold the wrap around whichever food you desire. To clean, all you need to do is gently rise them in cool water and they are ready to be used again.They come in a handy three pack of three different sizes and cost only $30. The best part is they are made in Oregon and Kauai and smell wonderfully of beeswax!  We offer these food wraps in many different prints in both of our stores and...

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