Top 5 Swimwear Honolulu Shops
A swimsuit is a form-fitting garment worn by individuals for recreational water activities such as swimming, diving, and surfing. It is also used to display physical attributes, as in bodybuilding or beauty pageants.
Kalo Kane Swimwear is a spinoff of Kalo Kini Swimwear that produces eye-catching men’s Hawaiian boardshorts. Their pieces can be purchased from local Hawaii retailers, through Instagram auctions, or on their website.
Honolua Surf Co.
Located in the historic Kailua Inn Shopping Village, this chain store sells everything you need for your beach day. Men can shop rash guards, UV shirts, boardshorts and hats while women can browse aloha shirts, tanks, dresses and slippers.
“Mind and Heart in Harmony” is the spirit of Hawaii and the foundation this brand was founded on. The company celebrates the lifestyle of the island waterman – a person who has built a life centered on the ocean and all it has to offer.
Kalo Kini Swimwear
Designer Mariah Toledo-Tavares named her brand after her family’s 5 generation Kalo (taro) farming heritage in Waipi’o Valley. Her line offers flattering, stylish yet functional designs that compliment the island lifestyle from mountain to ocean.
MIDORI is a sustainable swimwear and resort wear company that makes all pieces to order. They use free-trade and ethically sourced fabrics. Their styles are perfect for women of all shapes and sizes! You can find MIDORI pieces at local Hawaii retailers and on their website.
Lei Kinis ’Aukai
Founded in 2022, this Native Hawaiian-owned swimwear company is best known for its lei-patterned pieces. You can shop the brand’s wide range of styles at one of its brick-and-mortar locations, at international retailers, and on its website.
Lokahi Swimwear showcased a variety of flattering cuts that suit every body type. Their newest collection is inspired by “waking up with the sun and seeing beauty all around.” Their designs include something for Kane (man), Wahine (woman), and Keiki (children). MIDORI also uses sustainable fabrics and dyes.
Kaua’i-based KaiKini Bikinis started 5 years ago when Designer & Founder, Taryn Rodighiero was tired of buying cheap bikinis that fell apart after one use. A few industrial sewing machines, lots of trial and error and her life savings later, she’s now Hawaii’s largest bikini manufacturer.
Float your boat in this nautical swimwear favorite featuring sweet sailboats and classic black-and-white stripes. The strappy front details and lace-up back add a little extra flair to this barely-there bathing suit.
The company specializes in men’s Hawaiian boardshorts for those with ocean-focused lifestyles. Their striped, nature-patterned, camo and other designs can be purchased at their brick-and-mortar Hawaii stores, at international retailers, or on the company’s website.
Midori’s green color and light, refreshing taste made it a hit at Studio 54 (think John Travolta shaking his hips). It’s made from the juice of yubari muskmelon grown to a secret recipe in Japan. This melon spirit plays well with herbs, spices [and] heat like cayenne.
Sweet Paradise Club
Sweet blossoms and daydream-y hues inspire the collections. Relax in skimpy Brazilian bottoms, simple-yet-sleek one-pieces and chic crisscross tops.
The very entrance of this night club tells you that you are in for an exceptional experience. Brass railings and doors wait right under the stairs and it only takes a few steps to reach a well-stocked bar and luxurious leather seats that offer a perfect view of the dance floor.
Immediately after choosing your favorite girl you can go enjoy the privacy of one of the rooms. The first room is located directly at the entrance, another is available from the main part of the club and the rest including the VIP lounge are situated in the back.
Issa De’ Mar
Designers Marissa Eveland & Melissa Jasniy started Issa de’ mar with a shared passion for surfing & sewing. They hand sew each suit & turned their downstairs beach bungalow into their sewing studio & creative lair.
Embrace the season’s athletic-wear trend with a sleek one-piece and pair of sporty printed jogger pants from Issa De’ Mar. Top it off with a pair of haku flowers and a coconut hat for the ultimate beach look.
Issa de’ Mar will be launching their new kids collection!
T. Rose Swim
Amber Rose showed off her curves in a skimpy bikini as she relaxed by the pool at her hotel in Hawaii. The model’s citrus orange two-piece was adorned with hand-drawn embroidery and gold hardware accessories.
ACACIA is a well-known swimwear brand that blends a low-cut Italian bikini with a Brazilian fit. This suit has a square neckline and adjustable straps. It’s available in cup sizes A-D and is made from Embodee fabric, which has a luxurious feel.