These precious 1" gold enamel pins are made by our friend Danya of Laulima, an O'ahu-based small business dedicated to preserving Hawaiian ecosystems. Laulima donates a portion of sales from each pin to local nonprofits working to restore Hawaii's most precious flora & fauna.
"Kokiʻo keʻokeʻo is an endemic white hibiscus found on O'ahu and Kaua'i. Of all the hibiscus in the world, it is the only one with a fragrance."
A portion of sales are donated to the Kōke'e Resource Conservation Program in their efforts to preserve Kauai's biodiversity.
"In Hawaiian legend, the Naupaka half-flower represents two star-crossed lovers split by fate. The Naupaka plant is found in the mountains and beaches of Hawaiʻi, the flowers in bloom yearning to be together. A portion of proceeds supports Hawaiian forest restoration"
A portion of sales are donated to support Hawaiian forest restoration.
'Ōhi'a Lehua Pin
"'Ōhi'a Lehua is the backbone of Hawai'i's forests. This unique tree is important in both Hawaiian culture and Hawaiian ecosystems."
A portion of sales are donated to the 'Ōhi'a Legacy Initiative, to support the survival and proliferation of this cherished endemic species.
About the Artisan
Laulima aims to raise knowledge and awareness of native Hawaiian flora and fauna while supporting their conservation. It is our kuleana to care for and appreciate the precious plants and animals with which we share our home.
Owner Danya Weber spends her time restoring native Hawaiian forests on Oʻahu. She previously worked for the Kauaʻi Forest Bird Recovery Project and Hawaiʻi VINE Project.