Real Aloha shirts are vintage Hawaiian shirts from the 30s and 40s and can be very costly, with some exceeding $2,000 in value. The most serious Aloha shirt collectors are unable to afford these shirts. The better choice for those who love collectible Hawaiian shirts is to get vintage-inspired or retro clothing.
Mauna-Kea Hawaiian shirts were created in the 80's and are considered Vintage if you find them in vintage stores,. The more recently made Mauna Kea shirts may one day become very valuable the more you wear them and preserve them.