Road to Runway 11 May 2021

Road to Runway

Watch it on KFVE and ‘Olelo

If you missed the premiere of the 55th annual UHM Fashion Show, it’s not too late to catch the designs and virtual show of our talented students. Tune in this Sunday, May 16, at 5:30 p.m. on KFVE. The show also airs multiple times on ‘Olelo channel 53. Or, you can visit Hawai’i News Now. The virtual fashion show features collections from three senior undergraduate students in the Fashion Design and Merchandising program of the Dept. of Family and Consumer Sciences, as well as 2020 fashion design student graduates. The runway footage was shot by the students — all on their smartphones.

Read the full story on UH News.

Fashion Fights COVID 15 July 2020

Fashion Fights COVID

FDM alumna’s fashion-forward scrubs benefit Hawaiʻi Food Bank

Want to social distance at the absolute height of Island design? Feel good knowing that 20% of net proceeds will be donated to the Hawai‘i Food Bank? Then check out Fighting Eel’s new line of unique local-print scrubs and face masks, designed by Fashion Design and Merchandising alumna Lan Chung.

It Takes a Village 9 April 2020

It Takes a Village

Human Development and Family Studies creates a virtual field trip

When community events had to be canceled because of the outbreak, it could have spelled disaster for an assignment in the online class HDFS 331: Infancy and Early Childhood Development. That’s when HDFS instructor Rheta Kuwahara reached out to the CTAHR and Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies ‘ohana to create an online cultural event that students could attend remotely. The support was resounding!

Know How to Sew? 26 March 2020

Know How to Sew?

Volunteers are needed to make N95-adaptable masks

Healthcare workers are America’s frontline fighters in the war against COVD-19—but their supplies are getting desperately low. You can join CTAHR’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in helping to make washable, reusable masks that disposable N95 filters can be inserted in, which can significantly help protect the medical community and others who work with vulnerable populations.

Fashion Mavens Enjoy a “Sweet Escape” 29 April 2019

Fashion Mavens Enjoy a “Sweet Escape”

For one glamorous and dazzling evening, Honolulu was the fashion capital of the Pacific as UH students and models presented the “next big thing” in clothing design at the 53rd Fashion Show. Models in dresswear, swimwear, and menswear, and the individual collections of three junior FDM designers strutted down the runway showing off this year’s design collections.


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