Who should buy the OluKai Pehuea

This pair of lace-up walking shoes is directed at ladies who want their feet to feel more securely locked down during their adventures. You might benefit from this if:

  • A shoe that wouldn't cause pain to wearers who have bunions is what you need. 
  • A summer companion that would keep your feet ventilated is what you are after. 
  • You want the convenience of having versatile footwear suitable for use on the beach, mountains, and even on boats.
  • A pair that could accommodate heel inserts for your foot, leg, and back discomfort is what your doctor advised you to have. 

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Enhanced traction

A rubber compound makes up the bottom of the Pehuea Li. It features a Polynesian-inspired artwork for its tread pattern, which enhances traction.

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The outsole is also non-marking, so scuff marks won’t be left on polished indoor floors.

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Sock-absorbent footbed

Inside this OluKai walking shoe is a dual-density polyurethane (PU) footbed. It provides an extra layer of shock absorption. It is shaped to follow the contours of the underfoot to provide reliable support and coverage.

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The top is protected by a single layer of mesh. It is adorned with a fern pattern that has been digitally printed. The insert can easily be replaced with custom orthotics. It is also washable, so you can maintain proper foot hygiene.

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Breathability on humid days

A two-toned mesh is used for the top of the OluKai Pehuea Li. This fabric promotes aeration of the foot chamber, so your feet won’t get hot during your walks. If you get your shoes wet, the breathability of the mesh helps dry it faster.

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The OluKai Pehuea's foldable back panel

The back panel is made with synthetic suede. It lays flat when it is folded and retains its shape in its upright position. Leather trimming reinforces the seams and amplifies the aesthetics o the footwear.

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Customizable fit

A traditional lace-up closure adorns the midfoot of this walking trainer. It allows wearers to tighten the fit if needed.

OluKai Pehuea Li Lacing System

Though it is not a slip-on walking shoe, the Drop-In Heel allows owners to turn it into a slider. Simply fold the back for quick-wear functionality and flip it back up if you need more heel security.

OluKai Pehuea Li Rearfoot

Facts / Specs

Weight: 10oz
Arch support: Stability
Base model: OluKai Pehuea
Use: All-day wear, Travel
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Mesh upper
Features: Orthotic friendly / Lightweight / Removable insole / Collapsible heel

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Laci
Laci

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.