Kamohoali‘i will be the first neighbor island based designer to produce the Goodwill Goes GLAM! fashion show. As founder and CEO of Dezigns By Kamohoali‘i, he draws inspiration from his family’s mastery skills of traditional Hawaiian art forms including Kapa, ‘Ohe Kāpala, and Kākau. He strives to educate and share the foundational values of Hawaiian culture through his clothing, which feature elements of ‘ike ku‘una or traditional Hawaiian knowledge in each design. Dezigns By Kamohoalii has been featured on the runways of New York, Japan, and Paris, at New York Fashion Week 2021, as well as in major publications such as Vogue and Vanity Fair.
Event sponsorships start at $3,500 for a table of eight at the exclusive GLAM! Gala with a special dinner menu prepared by Chef Andrew Le of The Pig and The Lady. Individual gala tickets are also available for $350. Gala attendees will have also have first access to the GLAM! Sale featuring the best that Goodwill Hawaii has to offer including designer fashions, shoes and handbags, vintage housewares, and one-of-a-kind collectibles all curated from donations received by the community. The GLAM! Sale continues through the weekend, August 19-20, with free admission to the public and other special activities and promotions. For more information about sponsorships, contact Goodwill Hawaii at firstname.lastname@example.org or (808) 792-8556.
Over the past 11 years, Goodwill Goes GLAM! presented by Bank of Hawaii Foundation has reached hundreds of thousands of people and generated more than $2 million to provide free job training, placement and support services for local people in need. For more information, visit www.goodwillhawaii.org or www.goodwillhawaii.org/glam.
About Goodwill Hawaii
Goodwill Hawaii’s mission is to help people with employment barriers to reach their full potential and become self-sufficient. Supported by its retail operations and financial endeavors, its educational, employment and training programs have provided skills training, employment counseling, job placement and support services since 1959. To learn more about Goodwill Hawaii, visit www.goodwillhawaii.org.
Kelley Cho, Director of PR & Communications
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