Aloha, my name is Leina and I am born + raised from the island of Kauaʻi through the seas I have met my other half, Keali’i who plays behind the scenes of Lei Kinis ʻaukai. And we’re now based out of Oʻahu, HI.
ʻAukai in Hawaiian language means to travel or swim by sea; seafaring; sailor, seafarer .
Our logo formed into the shape of a wave featuring pua kenikeni flowers are dedicated to my grandfather, whom passed away February 2020. He will forever be apart of me on this huakaʻi (journey).
At LKA we strive to provide comfortable & completely reversible swimwear for all shapes and sizes gradually growing into our children and men’s board surf shorts along with beach essentials.
Everything created is exclusively designed here in Hawaii inspired by the Hawaiian flowers and lifestyle. Incorporating ʻŌlelo Hawaii (Hawaiian language) and spreading light across the Hawaiian archipelago and throughout the United States and beyond. Mahalo 🌺