Hawai’i Gifts for Grads!
Graduation season is upon us, and we know it can be difficult to figure out what to get the graduates in your life. We’ve created a Hawai’i gift guide so that you can say “Ho’omaika’i!” in an extra special way. Whether your high school grad is going away to continue their education or your keiki grad is fresh out of preschool, House of Mana Up has something for everyone. Explore our top picks for all the graduates in your life, and give the gift of aloha this grad season.
For the Keiki Graduate
Advance Wildlife Education - Hawaiian Wildlife Coloring Book
Your baby did it! Celebrate their accomplishment by giving the gift of coloring — and teach them about many Native Hawaiian species in the process. Whether your graduate likes to follow the rules or is more of a color-outside-the-lines kind of kid, this book is sure to keep them occupied.
Hawaiian Pie Co. - Chex Mix
Show your keiki how proud you are of them with this delicious snack from Hawaiian Pie Co. This ono chex mix is sure to have them asking for more.
Bess Press -Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Hõkū
Don’t let summer dull your little superstar’s shine! Keep your keiki sharp with a fun spin on the beloved song while teaching them about traditional Polynesian navigation by the stars. The Hawaiian version of this lullaby is sure to become a classic in your home.
For the High School Grad Who Goes Away
Mana Up Hawaii Subscription Box
For the grad who is going away, the Mana Up Hawaii Subscription Box is the perfect gift that keeps on giving. When your graduate feels a little homesick, a carefully curated box of fun Hawai’i gifts will show up on their doorstep to remind them that home is never too far away. Check out what was inside the May issue here!
Bess Press - Hawaiʻi's Spam Cookbook
If your grad is going away after school, they’re going to miss salty kalua pig and sweet haupia squares from home. Luckily, this spam cookbook will satisfy their every craving for a taste of Hawai’i.
UHA’s Be Well - Self Care Set
College can be stressful, and homesickness definitely doesn’t help. If your grad is going away for school, make sure they are prepared with this self care set of handpicked Hawai’i gifts to relax and unwind.
This gift set includes:
Nick Kuchar - Hawaiian Islands Tote Bag
If your graduate wants to show off their Hawai’i pride, this Hawaiian islands tote from Nick Kuchar is just the thing! The vintage print and fun colors are sure to be a conversation starter with new classmates.
For the College Graduate
Noho Home - Soy Candle Pikake Scent
We’re sure you cannot wait to see where your grad’s next chapter takes them, but we know you want them to feel your aloha even from miles away, and this gift from Noho Home is a great solution. No matter where they are living, this pīkake candle is sure to make their place feel like home.
Mānoa Chocolate - Lilikoʻi x Passion Fruit Bar 50%
Nothing says “I’m proud of you” quite like chocolate, and Mānoa Chocolate has all the best options to choose from. Their Liliko’i x Passion Fruit Bar puts a delicious Hawai’i twist on a classic favorite.
Laha'ole - Pīkake Bamboo Charcuterie Boards
If your student is going to be living on their own after graduation, these charcuterie boards are sure to be a talking point when they have friends over. There’s nothing like a night of fun refreshments and talking story!
These products can be found online athouseofmanaup.com or in-store at our Prince Waikiki and Royal Hawaiian Center locations.
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