Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Alfred Shaheen 1922-2008

Alfred Shaheen, garment industry pioneer, dies at 86.
Alfred Shaheen, a textile manufacturer who revolutionized the garment industry in postwar Hawaii by designing, printing and producing aloha shirts and other ready-to-wear items under one roof, has died. He was 86.
NowPublic uses an iKonic photo for their news story.

Here's a Flickr Slideshow of vintage Alfred Shaheen, some really drool-worthy Hawaiiana in there!


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