by Dewey Mediarus

  • Each hat is hand made in Hawaii by master weaver, Dewey Mediarus.  From Koloa, Kauai , and raised in Oahu,  Dewey is a true Hawaiian cultural artist, master weaver, accomplished musician & makau “fishhook” maker of Hawaiian authenticity. Four styles of hats are available; "Kona" style hat, Open Top (large brim or small brim), and classic "Whitey" Harrison style hat.   Dewey's "fishhook" necklaces are made of fossil ivory, whale bone & selected koa, each unique in its own way.  If you frequent Waikiki you may run into him around the Duke statue.

  • Shell hat bands also available. 

  • To order, select hat style and add hat band if you like.

  • Note:  Hats are green when made and become brown with age

  •        Add Hat band ($15.00)  


"Whitey" Style


Open Top (Large Brim)


"Kona" Style Hat 



Open Top (Small Brim)