Back in the day... California surfers used to call men's rayon Hawaiian shirts "silkies" because they were soft and comfortable. Even today they are just referred to as Hawaiian shirts (or tropical shirts) on the mainland and some people simply refer to them as vacation apparel.
But if your a true island native, you probably know the actual origin and nomenclature of these shirts, which were originally called a Palaka shirt or Aloha shirt as the purists would reffer to them. Palaka was a checkered print and the cloth of choice. It was a Hawaiian staple made from a unique material named Tapa. Regardless, you still need to know how to wear em, read this article on how to wear a Hawaiian shirt and you will be a expert on Hawaiian style!
Wave Shoppe's Hawaiian men's shirts are made with high quality fabrics from Hawaii and textile warehouses in the USA. Our cotton Hawaiian shirts carry the sought after Wave Shoppe label and our cotton mens Hawaiian shirts have perfectly matched pockets. Standard sized men's shirts are available in sizes Small, Medium, Large, XL and we will even make you a custom made Hawaiian shirt for a man, just call our office and ask us what we can do for you.
Hawaiian shirts for a man are perfect for sailing the high seas, or Hawaiian shirt Fridays, or just hanging out with friends. We manufacture our own clothing, on our own label. We also have the capability in Oahu, HI to provide large quantities of Hawaiian shirts for groups such as swim teams, company parties, beach parties, conventioneers, wedding parties and of course family luau's.
We think that everyone should have at least one Hawaiian tropical shirt, but we recommend that you keep 2 or more shirts on-hand for those special occasions.
Here you can get a top quality men's Hawaiian shirt with a perfectly matched shirt pocket (all pockets are matched to the pattern in the fabric) for the lowest price, best of all our Hawaiian shirts are made in the USA. KY'S Hawaiian print camp shirts are high quality and the majority of our Hawaiian clothing is priced substantualy lower than direct competitors and companies such as Kohls, Macys, Nordstrom and even JCPenney. Buy American made!