Mohala Eyewear Crowned Best Locally Designed Sunglasses

Mohala Eyewear is Honolulu Magazine readers’ pick for Best Locally Designed Sunglasses and Living808 acknowledged why.

Tannya Joaquin tried on the fashionable shades and learned more about he company.

While most eyewear within the U.S. is meant to suit one quite face. Mohala Eyewear is that the first eyewear line designed to suit all women with four bridge styles- extra low, low, medium and tall.

Here’s what Honolulu Magazine had to mention about Mohala Eyewear in its better of Edition for 2019: “When the ladies on our team had the chance to undertake on Mohala Eyewear’s current Asian-fit sunglasses with high nose bridges, we loved what we saw: sunnies that didn’t slip, dip or lift once we smiled. We also crushed on the new selection of fresh-yet-forever frames that appealed to our very different styles. Mohala now carries 19 styles in mirrored, polarized and gradient lens options. Another spec-tacular reason we voted it the best? some of the proceeds attend Room to Read, a national nonprofit dedicated to educating girls in Asia and Africa.”

Each purchase of a pair of Mohala sunglasses sends a deserving girl to high school for one week through the space to Read Girls’ Education Program.

In the Hawaiian language, mohala means to bloom, to blossom, to shine and to be free.

Founder Ashley Marika believes that “an educated girl within the developing world will stay healthier, live longer, empower herself against violence, help her family and community, lift her country, and maybe build a business of her own.”