—Rede Eder, Food & Beverage Director

Liz and Conne Sutherland, WendyWich- man, Michele St. John, Suzy Hemmings, Alice Lunt, KristinWatamull—to name just a few—journeyed to K ō ke‘e State Park to forage for ‘ ō hi‘a lehua, palapalai (one of the most revered indigenous ferns), and other plants and flowers to turn into lei and decor. “We were looking for whatever Mother Nature offered us, for favorites that don’t grow as abundantly on O‘ahu. It was an amazing adventure,” said Conne, who traveled fromHawai‘i Island to O‘ahu then to Kaua‘i for the fun. Another group of women spent the day foraging on a fellow member’s private property in Nu‘uanu. Jessica—who’s also this month’s cover model—took the traditions very serious- ly, whichmeant hours spent preparing, foraging and decorating the Club. Not tomention, searching tirelessly for the perfect outfit. After months of scouring her favorite vintage stores that stock vintage aloha wear—Tin CanMailman, DeStash, Kaimuki Lei Stand andmore—she landed on a 1950s-style look by the renowned designer Alfred Shaheen. Opposite page: Eric Salassa gets down with his daughter. This page, from top: Wesley Jampel and Pumehana Rochlen looking extra fashionable in their Jams World pieces; Grammy Nominated and 20-time N ā H ō k ū Hanohano Award Winner Henry Kapono and band rocking out.

m a r c h / a p r i l 2 0 2 2 | A M A 2 1

Made with FlippingBook - Online catalogs