Malia Lins Costa’s original, elegant, & functional designs come from an enriching simple life led fully with love & absent of fear. Born and raised in Oahu, Malia grew up surfing Queens beach, sailing in the junior olympics, dancing ballet, actively creating, & sewing any/every thing. Graduating from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a degree in sculpture, she has mastered the art of figure, form, & creation by hand. Sailing from Oahu to the Big Island, Malia began her life with her husband Paulo, a surfing native of Brazil, they share their life traveling between. Malia expresses her love of natural inspiration through her designs & uses her love of art to empower other women.
We find the best materials, share our designs, and help you build the custom kini of your dreams, to live in and love all day, to connect with nature, & to live simply and enjoy life. Designs are inspired by the beauty of nature, positive energy, simple living and island life. We aim to empower all who seek comfort, style, high quality, & to live in the moment