“Makana” in Hawaiian term means, gift or reward. It is also a female name that means Gift from God. It is the essence behind this line, encompassing a multitude of blessings through the process of concept, design, material selection, processes and to the making of beautiful, exquisite, spirited, and special bags. Nature inspired and meticulously crafted by hand with love by skilled Artisans and Craftspeople in various regions of the Philippines. The abundance and beauty of organic materials and natural plant fibers + the work of the hands in the art of weaving are celebrated and honored. Creative and innovative uses of natural and sustainable materials are inherent in these creations. Sustainability and artisan empowerment are the heart and soul of the brand’s mission and core values.