HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Organizers with the Merrie Monarch Festival are warning the public about bogus festival t-shirts.
Merrie Monarch organizers posted on their Facebook page on Saturday saying they have nothing to do with the bootleg merchandise.
Their products are only being sold at the Merrie Monarch office and festival venues this week.
This is what the official merchandise looks like:
The 55th annual Merrie Monarch Festival kicked off Sunday with a Hoolaulea, but the competition begins Thursday.