Travel with the Times: Alfred Shaheen classics

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Catharine Hamm, editor of Travel with the Times, talks with Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee about a special exhibit in Honolulu featuring the work of Hawaiian shirt maker Alfred Shaheen.

Here are some Shaheen pieces. Go to for more history and photos.

Aloha stamps USPS

The U.S. Postal Service® celebrates the spirit of “Aloha” with five Aloha Shirts stamps, each depicting a different shirt. Four of the five stamps are Alfred Shaheen shirts.

Alfred Shaheen men's shirts

Alfred Shaheen men’s shirts (Image credit/copyright: Arab American National Museum)

Alfred Shaheen dresses

Alfred Shaheen dresses (Image credit/copyright:

An Alfred Shaheen shirt on a 1961 Elvis Presle...

An Alfred Shaheen shirt on a 1961 Elvis Presley album cover. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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