Austaras Holiday Season Gift Book!

Austaras Holiday Season Gift Book!

Māori Fish Hook Necklace Hawaiians have great respect for the ocean, which is where the meaning of the fish hook pendant came from. This meaning of...
7 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT HAWAII

7 SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT HAWAII

Hawaii, entirely composed of islands, is the only U.S. state situated in Oceania. Hawaii’s multiple beaches, warm climate and friendly people attracts a number of tourists every year. Hawaii is the largest out of the group of eight islands and is called “Hawaii Island” or “Big Island” in order to abort the confusion.
HAWAIIAN SYMBOLS AND CULTURAL JEWELRY

HAWAIIAN SYMBOLS AND CULTURAL JEWELRY

When you mention Hawaii, the first thing that comes in mind is usually, palm tree-lined shores, breath-taking sunsets, sky-blue waters and perfect sandy beaches: but this is not all there is to this paradise. The tradition and rich culture of this land is what enhances its true beauty.
THE HISTORY OF HAWAIIAN JEWELRY

THE HISTORY OF HAWAIIAN JEWELRY

The history of the Hawaiian jewelry can be dated back to the 18th century when Queen Kalpiolani and Princess Lili’uokalani visited the royal court of England. At the ceremonies, Queen Victoria gifted the princess what was to become the first Hawaiian bracelet.