[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]When Etal O’Nell began making jewelry, starting a business was not in the picture. Several years later, her hobby has blossomed into a local business called Nalani Jewelry, which has a special line of products whose proceeds benefit Hoʻōla Nā Pua.
Her journey started after visiting a friend’s boutique. Etal decided that she could create her own version of the handmade pieces that captivated her interest. Initially, she says, “I started making jewelry because I couldn’t afford to buy it.”
Although Etal has lived in several locations, her jewelry is inspired by the beaches of Hawaii and Florida. She currently resides in Kailua and observes, “A lot of my color selection comes from the area—you can’t step outside without being inspired.” The glass and shells that define her style have prompted people to describe her jewelry as heavenly, a description which is reflected in her business’ name, Nalani, meaning “of the heavens.”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
We are thrilled to announce another major milestone! Just this summer, Hoʻōla Nā Pua was conditionally approved to st
August 12, 2014
“Ho`ōla Nā Pua, meaning ‘New Life for Our Children,’ was founded to shine light onto the dark criminal enterprise of sex trafficking, placing the health of Hawaii’s youth at the center of our mission and vision for our community.”