Kohala Made

Inspired by sun-drenched shores, windswept pastures, and cool mountain air—this is Paniolo Country!

We salute the makers of the Kohala District!

Ancient Hawaiians divided Hawai’i Island into six unique moku, or zonesHilo, Hāmākua, Kohala, Kona, Kaʻū, and Puna—honoring their distinctive geography, climate, and ruling aliʻi (chiefs). Today we’re proud to feature and celebrate the talented makers and local retailers who call the Kohala District home.

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Porcelain Ocean

Handcrafted, ocean-inspired porcelain treasures made in beautiful upcountry Kamuela on Hawaiʻi’s Big Island Zoe Johnson, owner/maker at

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Boho Being

My work, through Boho Being, is aimed at raising awareness about our fragile ecosystems, drawing inspiration from

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Teahoooo

Teahoooo brews delicious chilled tea beverages, made fresh right here in Waimea in the beautiful district of

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Sassafras

Every piece in our “Sassy” Sassafras collection is hand made, crafted in solid sterling silver or 14K

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