Profile of the OluKai Manoa

Who should buy the OluKai Manoa

Made of light yet durable materials, the OluKai Manoa is for anyone who wants footwear for neighborhood walks and traveling. It might benefit you if:

  • Daily errands require you to be on your feet for extended periods that a shoe with enough comfiness for several hours is what you need. 
  • You are looking for footwear with an unassuming design that matches well with beachwear as well as casual city clothes. 
  • Work requires you to change footgear often that a shoe easy to wear and remove is what you prefer. 

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Multisurface grip

The bottom of the OluKai Manoa uses rubber pods to deliver grip on different types of surfaces. They also feature island-inspired tread patterns, which adds style and enhances traction.

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Platform against impact

The primary cushioning unit of the Manoa is engineered from compression-molded EVA foam. It reduces the impact felt by the wearer.

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Hygienic and cozy footbed

Sitting atop the midsole is a triple-layer EVA insole. It mimics the underfoot shape to provide full coverage and support. It is covered with a soft microfiber that has moisture-wicking property. The footbed of this travel walking shoe is removable, allowing the use of custom orthotics. It can also be washed to prevent it from getting dirty or developing a foul odor.

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The OluKai Manoa's upper

The OluKai Manoa employs a cotton canvas top. The inside is also lined with soft canvas. The use of supple fabrics ensures prolonged walking comfort.

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This OluKai walking shoe has several accents that amplify its look. It has stitchings on the front that resemble boat shoes. Leather trimmings are also used in several places. They add a rustic vibe to the footgear. They also have the brand logo and name stamped on them.

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A traditional lacing system secured the foot inside the trainer.

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Adjustable rearfoot section

However, if you need to be able to put it on in a jiff, this model sports the brand’s patented Drop-In Heel. Simply fold the back panel to change it into a slider.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 10oz
Arch support: Stability
Use: For standing all day, Travel, City
Closure: Lace-up
Features: Orthotic friendly / Lightweight / Removable insole / Collapsible heel
BRAND Brand: OluKai
Surface: Concrete

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