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  • Name of Tartan:
    Hawaii (District)
  • Alternative Name: Hawai'i
  • ITI Number: 5163
  • Category: American District
  • Designer / Source: Herring, Douglas
  • Date: September 1997
Hawaii (District)
  • Notes: Designed in 1997 by Douglas Herring on O'ahu, member of the 'Hawaiian Handweavers Hui.' It was the winning entry in a contest run by The Caledonian Society of Hawai?i to select the Hawai?i State Tartan. It is registered in Scotland.' Red & yellow symbolise the Monarchy and the fire and lava from which the Hawaiian Islands arise. Brown embodies the rock once it cooled and started to turn into soil. Green represents the plant life of the islands. Blue indicates the sky and deep ocean. This now appears to be official: "In 2008 the Hawaii State Legislature passed a resolution designating April 6 each year as Tartan Day and recognizing the Hawaii Tartan." Only woven by Celtic Craft Centre, Edinburgh and only in 16oz.
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