Who should buy the  OluKai Alapa Li

The OluKai Alapa Li is a walking shoe for men who lead an active lifestyle. It’s a great companion for people who do so many things in one day that they do not have time to change into different shoes that will fit their next activity. It is a solid choice if: 

  • A shoe that could keep your feet ventilated and cool even in warm places is what you prefer.
  • You want the convenience of having an all-in-one shoe that can perform well for various purposes like office works, running errands, trekking, gym, and water activities.
  • Work requires you to change footgear every once in a while that a shoe quick to wear and remove is what you need. 

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Multisurface grip

The bottom of the OluKai Alapa Li is protected by a layer of Wet Grip Rubber. This compound is designed to provide grip on various surfaces, especially on wet ones like on boats.

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It also features siping, which amplifies its adherence to wet surfaces.

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Comfortable footbed

The midsole of the Alapa Li is made of ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA). This foam compound is known to dull the impact of foot landings to prevent discomfort.

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Atop the EVA foam is the single-density polyurethane (PU) footbed. Its anatomical shape delivers maximum underfoot coverage for all-day support. It is covered with a moisture-wicking fabric that has been treated with an anti-microbial agent to prevent odor formation. If it gets dirty, just remove that insert and wash it to restore its glory.

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This model is orthotic-friendly. Those who need more arch support can simply remove the insert that comes with it to use their choice of insole.

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The OluKai Alapa Li's breathable top

The OluKai Alapa Li employs an engineered air mesh top at the front. It is soft and breathable, which enhances the comfortable in-shoe experience.

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The back panel and the patch on the instep with the logo are made with antiquated full-grain leather. As for the inside, it is lined with a single layer of soft fabric. It has moisture-wicking properties that prevent a sweaty feel even if you’re not wearing socks.

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Quick slip-on action

Completing the sporty look of the Alapa Li is the elastic lace on the instep. It allows wearers to slip in and out of the footwear without having to tie or untie anything.

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This model also features OluKai’s patented Drop-In Heel. This construction allows users to fold the heel panel, so the slip-on trainer transforms into sliders.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 10oz
Arch support: Stability
Base model: OluKai Alapa
Use: Travel, City
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Mesh
Features: Orthotic friendly / Lightweight / Removable insole / Collapsible heel

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Laci is a contemporary dancer turned shoe aficionado. She is the most knowledgeable person when it comes to athletic shoes, size conversions and details people nitpick about footwear. She keeps the RunRepeat content gears turning 24/7. And she walks 20miles/week.