Profile of the OluKai Moloa Slipper

Who is it for? The OluKai Moloa Slipper is crafted for people who want to feel fancy even if they’re just casually chilling at home or stepping out for a quick errand during chilly weather. It uses luxury materials that make you feel like a million bucks, even if you’re wearing your ratty old pajamas.

What is it for? Ths walking trainer is made to keep users warm, whether they are staying inside or outside their house. The combination of the nubuck exterior and the interior wool lining will keep your feet cozy and dry, even if you step out into the snow, just be sure your feet don’t get buried in it.


Traction. A full-length, non-marking gum rubber covers the bottom of the OluKai Moloa Slipper. The buffed-finishing gives off a modern vibe and also enhances its grip.


Cushioning. Inside this pair of OluKai walking shoes is a dual-density polyurethane insole. It follows an anatomical shape to provide excellent underfoot comfort and support.

The insert is removable. It allows the use of custom orthotics if needed. It can also be washed to prevent odor formation.


Coverage. The top of the OluKai Moloa Slipper is made of heavily waxed nubuck leather. This material repels water and acts as an insulation material against the cold, suitable for places that get freezing temperatures.

Hand-sewn moccasin stitching is applied on the toe and the heel sections. They amp up the style of the footgear, and they also reinforce the seams.

Comfort. The inside of this trainer is lined with genuine sheepskin shearling. This wool element is ideal in creating a barrier against the cold, keeping the foot cozy even during cooler days.

Easy on-off action. The Moloa Slipper is designed with a slip-on construction. With no laces or straps to fiddle with, you can wear or take it off in a jiff.

It does have gore panels connecting the vamp to the quarters. The stretch out as the foot slides on or out and returns to its usual length to keep the foot securely inside.

The Moloa Slipper also features the brand’s Drop-In Heel. This patented design allows users to transform the look of the slipper into a slider in one quick motion.

Nice to know

  • Moloa is a Hawaiian term for lazy. Which suits the laid-back style of this slipper.
  • Unlike other OluKais, this model lacks Polynesian patterns on the insert and the outsole.
  • The Makau fish hook, which serves as the brand logo, is seen on the outsole, the instep, the heel panel, and the insole.

Facts / Specs

Arch support: Stability
Base model: OluKai Moloa
Use: All-day wear, Travel, City
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Leather upper
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole / Collapsible heel
Condition: Plantar fasciitis

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