Do you mu‘u during January’s Mu‘umu‘u Month?

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Shannon Hiramoto, founder of the first Mu‘umu‘u Month, fifth from left, Jamilee Jimenez, sixth from right, and other mu‘umu‘u enthusiasts accept a proclamation from Carrice Gardner, Gov. David Ige’s Kaua‘i liaison, center, announcing the Eighth annual Mu‘umu‘u Month observance Friday ahead of a tour of the Kaua‘i Museum on Rice Street in Lihu‘e.

Gov. David Ige encourages people to join the “mu‘umu‘uvement” of preserving and celebrating these iconic dresses that evoke memories of simpler times and are a signature of Hawai‘i’s unique fashion history.