Yauatcha Waikiki recently hosted a press event for MANAOLA, a local Hawaii fashion brand, where they announced their invitation and participation in New York Fashion Week.

After just two years on the fashion circuit, MANAOLA announced it will debut an exclusive runway collection on the global fashion stage of New York Fashion Week 2017. Designer Manaola Yap is the first Native Hawaiian designer to present authentic Hawaiian culture at NYFW. Celebrated amongst Hawaii’s next generation of designers, Yap is lending a new voice as a storyteller, cultural practitioner and luxury fashion designer.

Yauatcha Waikiki was pleased and honoured to host the exciting new contender on the fashion scene.