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Shopping and sipping under the stars: Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents Hawaiian Artisans at 3rd Moonlight Market

KO OLINA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Add an artisanal flair to your Spring Break shopping while sipping champagne under the stars with some of Hawaii’s most acclaimed artists and designers.  On Thursday, March 30 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents it’s 3rd Moonlight Market, a magical evening of shopping under the stars featuring acclaimed Hawaiian artists and artisans in a curated exhibition in Hokulea Lounge.

Among the featured exhibitors are lauhala weaver Aloma Wang, painter Jan Tetsutani, aloha wear designer Jana Lam (featured at the White House in August), designer Salvage Republic, Ni'ihau shell jewelry designer Ha’aheo Hawaiian Art, Surfboard & canvas painting by Lauren Brown, floral and haku lei maker Ocean Dreamer, Gourmet honey and produce by Tolentino Farms, unique art by Two Crows Surfboards, Art by Kris Goto, Watercolor by Linda Kane, furniture pieces by Island Reclaimed Wood and home décor and lifestyle threads from Island Bungalow Hawaii.

More than a shopping excursion, Four Seasons Moonlight Market is an immersive cultural experience showcasing the wide array of talent on Oahu’s west side that is part of the Resort’s new #FSWayfinders program.

#FSWayfinders, inspired by ancient Polynesian navigational tradition, is an ongoing weekly series featuring art, culture, history and in-depth workshops at the new Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina. The recently launched program showcases myriad experiences related to Hawaii and the Pacific, weaving together traditions of the past with an occasional modern spin. Workshop opportunities include bamboo wood carving, haku lei making, lauhala weaving, ancient healing practices and sarong dying, to name a few.  

“Oahu’s western coastline is home to revered cultural storytellers, artisans, and crafters,” says Four Seasons Resort Oahu General Manager Sanjiv Hulugalle. “From watermen to kupuna, artisans to designers, these kama’aina are the breath of life to Hawaii. Our Moonlight Market brings the full #FSWayfinders collective together and Thanksgiving offers us the perfect opportunity to involve the community in a larger way. We’re taking the stress out of holiday shopping and turning it into a one-of-a-kind cultural experience for guests and visitors alike.”

From paintings to jewelry, clothing, home decor and keiki apparel, Moonlight Market makes Ko Olina the island’s premier shopping destination over Thanksgiving weekend. Visitors can interact freely with the island’s most coveted designers and artists, enjoy live music with the sound of surf in the background, and bask in the reflection of glow lights set against the breathtaking canvas of the night sky.

The market is open to all ages.  For more information, go to http://www.FourSeasons.com/Oahu

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