Eimeo makes a graceful debut with the Grand Opening of its first store outside French Polynesia.

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In Hawaii, on June 1, 2024, Eimeo marked a significant milestone in its global expansion journey with the opening of the Eimeo Boutique Waikiki. The inaugural event, held at the iconic Waikiki Beach Walk, brought together fashion aficionados, cultural ambassadors, and the media for a night of festivities and delights in the  local way . The celebration was a harmonious blend of contemporary Polynesian flair and cultural heritage, inviting guests on a sensory voyage through the brand’s unique reverie, turning the shopping experience into a unified celebration of beauty, tradition and connection. 

From Moorea to Waikiki 

The island of Moorea in French Polynesia has inspired Tahitian designer Moehau to redefine fashion with her brand Eimeo. Drawing inspiration from the pristine beauty of her homeland and natural grace of Polynesian women, Moehau’s designs encapsulate authentic Polynesian essence featuring the classic duo-tone pareo. Today, Eimeo is a leading fashion brand revered in Tahiti and is currently growing on the global market. With the new store in Waikiki, Eimeo aims to share its unique blend of Polynesian heritage and modern sophistication with a broader and more cosmopolitan community.

Setting the tone: cultural and sensory experience.

The Eimeo team has elevated the event with the programmation of traditional unforgettable festivities , from traditional blessing ceremony to live Hawaiian music, dance performances going through culinary experience, bringing the vibrancy of Polynesian culture to life. The event served as a glimpse in Eimeo’s art de vivre tantalising the guests’ senses. A powerful blessing ceremony of the store and the whole public set the tone, bringing a sense of unity to the evening, fostering a community spirit of Aroha. Upon arrival guests were enveloped by the warm and inviting ambiance of Eimeo Boutique Waikiki, exuding the essence of Polynesian hospitality and charm. 

Eimeo’s diverse collections 

Lucky visitors had the opportunity to explore the brand’s diverse offerings. From exploring Eimeo’s full collection of women’s wear to being introduced to the debut line of beauty products featuring Monoi from Tahiti, guests were treated to a wide array of products to admire and sample. The Home Objects collection also made its mark during the event, with meticulously curated pieces that celebrated Pacific living, drawing the admiration of the public.

Engaging with the Women-Powered Team Behind Eimeo

Throughout the event, guests had the opportunity to engage with the women-powered team behind the Eimeo brand. By interacting with the creative minds and dedicated individuals responsible for shaping the essence of the brand, attendees gained valuable insights into the passion and vision driving Eimeo. This intimate connection allowed guests to appreciate the craftsmanship, dedication, and collaborative spirit that define the Eimeo brand, creating a deeper appreciation for the brand and its ethos.

To conclude, the grand opening celebration of Eimeo Boutique Waikiki was a resounding success, weaving together elements of heritage, fashion, and community to create a memorable experience. The event exemplified Eimeo’s commitment to showcasing and preserving Polynesian culture while welcoming a global audience to partake in the beauty and spirit of Aroha. Guests left with a newfound appreciation for Polynesian heritage and a deeper connection to the values and traditions that define Eimeo.

As Eimeo embarks on this new chapter in Waikiki, the grand opening event served as a testament to the brand’s dedication to fostering creativity, community, and cultural exchange. It marked an important landmark in Eimeo’s journey towards global recognition, uniting individuals from different backgrounds in a regalment of grace, authenticity, and unity.


Step into Eimeo’s Art de vivre where heritage, creativity and connections are celebrated to honour the essence of the Pacific. Visit us at the Eimeo Boutique Waikiki!