A premier exhibition featuring select Artist from Hawai'i and the countries of the western region.
After returning to Hawaii Joseph K. Figaroa established The Figaroa Collection a premier retail destination on the island of Hawai'i. The Figaroa Collection was established in 2000 featuring bespoke and Ready to Wear fashions created by Hawai'i and international artist. Each collection featured by The Figaroa Collection was known for a unique style and refined craftsmanship.
As The Figaroa Collection became a destination in Hawai'i for artist to network and showcase their seasonal creations the inspiration to establish an official exhibition for the community emerged. Hawaii Fashion Week provides an opportunity for Hawai'i and International artist of various accomplishments to showcase their seasonal collections to an Influential community within the islands of Hawai'i and the Continental United States.
Since 2010 Hawaii Fashion Week has become a leader in Hawai'i's fashion industry and continues to support the development of artist throughout Hawai'i and the western region. Each season Hawai'i Fashion Week continues to be a premier destination for Artist to expand their network and showcase their seasonal collections.
Support the development of Artistic Professionals within the applied arts industry of Hawai'i to establish a standard of quality through Educational Opportunites, Scholarships Awards, Industry Network Opportunites and Community Exhibitions.
Joseph Keli'i O Kamalu Figaroa, born June 02, 1980 on the island of Kauai. As a native of Hawai'i Joseph K. Figaroa had the privilege to become part of an International community of various cultural practices. With a desire to explore and learn of cultures from around the world Joseph K. Figaroa began a tour of various countries beginning in 2000.