Why OluKai is the Best Gift For 2022

Ah, the Holidays. There’s so much to love! Except, maybe, the gift shopping part. How do you find a unique gift – a thoughtful gift – for those you care about without stressing out? Good news – we’re making it easy for you. OluKai products make the best gifts for 2022, whether you’re shopping for someone who is all about comfort, an adventure lover, or a friend who lives in sandals year round and only wants the best.


All OluKai, all our products come with a 1-Year Warranty, so you can feel confident that we stand by our footwear. What’s more, returns and exchanges are free within our extended holiday returns period, so if you do pick the wrong size or color, we've got your loved one covered.


Ready to dive into what makes OluKai footwear the best gift ever? Let’s go!






OluKai footwear is built on the concept of comfort from heel to toe. We build custom lasts and anatomical footbeds to ensure a superior fit, while our Wet Sand Principle is inspired by the way a bare foot sinks into wet sand – cupping the heel, filling the arch, and giving the toes room to spread out. However, if you have a true comfort-lover in your life who lives in slippers, look for the Moloā Slipper for men – the purest form of relaxation with premium nubuck leather, soft shearling. The Ku‘i for her, meanwhile, is a do-anything slip-on that can go from the couch to coffee run to surf check. With ultra-puffy shearling, this is comfort defined. And let’s not forget the Moloā Hulu – a slipper with a wool-blend lining and heathered knit that provides laidback comfort and warmth in a lightweight package.




When it comes to searching out the best gifts for 2022, don’t just take our word for it. Look at styles with rave reviews, so you can see what other customers are loving.


Hawai’iloa Manu Hope:


“Gorgeous soft leather, fairly easy to slip on, and comfortable to wear right out of the box. I am usually 5.5 with somewhat wide feet, and the 6 fits just right without socks (which I prefer anyways). They are able to accommodate thin socks, but sockless is more comfortable for me and since the sole is removable I'm not too concerned about it. These are going to be incredible for backpacking around Europe this summer. Comfortable and durable for hiking and lengthy walks, and stylish for city wear, and waterproof if I get caught in the rain. Cute details too. In love!” - Julie B


Pehuea Lī:


“They are the most comfortable shoes I have! They are amazing and fit like a glove! Soft, yet supportive, great fabric that breathes, no sweaty feet! I absolutely love these shoes!” – Jacqueline


Moloā Hulu:


“I love these slippers! This is actually the second pair I’ve purchased. The first I have and they are my favorite slipper I’ve ever owned. This one was for my father for Father’s Day and he was so happy with how they felt!” – Chris






We’re always on island time around here, which is why you’ll always find a solid selection of sandals in our collection no matter what time of year it is. And whether you live in a milder climate or know there’s a warm-weather winter vacation ahead for the person on your list, a pair of OluKai sandals is always a thoughtful gift. The Paniolo for her is a customer favorite, and for good reason. This beautiful sandal features saddle-inspired stitching and deeply oiled leather. They’re perfect for around-town and out-of-town wear. And for the guy in your life, look no further than the men’s Ulele, a water-friendly style that embodies everything you love about your favorite sneakers—lightweight, versatile, modern—but in the ease of a sandal.




Looking for gift ideas for the person who never stops moving? OluKai really is the best gift for 2022. Designed with adventure in mind, the men’s Mio Lī is the go-anywhere, do-anything lightweight sneaker that pairs island craft with modern flavor, making it an ideal present. Meanwhile, the women’s Pehuea Lī was designed to handle everything from cruising the coastline to wandering around town on a rainy afternoon thanks to weather-resistant waxed canvas that slides from one adventure to the next without worrying about the forecast.




It’s not just our customers who think OluKai footwear makes for a good gift. Check out the following articles that are backing our slippers.


“Buttery soft leather and cozy shearling are the perfect combo for keeping his feet warm all winter, while the rubber grip on the bottom of the slipper provides traction for running errands or walking the dog when it's slushy outside.” -Veranda, 28 Timeless Holiday Gifts for the Men in Your Life


“The Moloā Hulu comes with a soft heathered knit upper, wool blend lining, and suede leather foxing. A portion of the proceeds goes toward the Ama OluKai Foundation’s mission to preserve the traditional culture of Hawai’i.” -Condé Nast Traveler, 11 Men’s Slippers That Are Comfier Than the Pair You Stole From a Hotel


“With a rubber sole, a nubuck leather exterior, and shearling interior, these cozy slippers are ready to go just about anywhere.” -Brit + Co, 12 Pairs of Slippers You Can Wear Outside


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