Aloha shirt

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An Aloha shirt (also known as a Hawaiian shirt) is a type of shirt that comes from Hawaii. It is the most popular type of clothing made in Hawaii.[1] The shirts are usually short sleeved, have buttons and have collars. The brand was first sold in a Honolulu shop by a Japanese immigrant in 1904. After his death in 1915, his son took over the shop and continued selling them.[2]

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  1. Let's Go Hawaii 5th Edition, eds. Jessica Lane Lucier, Evelyn Z. Hsieh (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2009), p. 28
  2. "History of Japanese immigrants and Aloha Shirts (translated)". Japanese Overseas Migration Museum. September 2005. Retrieved 14 August 2014.