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Maui Jim Ho'okipa Polarized Sunglasses


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    Style for Hollywood; sport for the dedicated outdoor freak.

    The Maui Jim® Ho'okipa combines the best elements of a sport sunglass—lightweight nylon frame and polarized polycarbonate lens—into functional but stylishly crafted eyewear. The Ho'okipa's lightweight nylon frame is strong, comfortable and attractive; the polycarbonate lens adds lightweight comfort and impact-resistance. Two layers of Maui Jim's CLEARSHELL® coating guard against scratches. Perfect for watersports—from deep-sea fishing to getting covered at Pipe, Ho'okipa sunglasses feature PolarizedPlus® Technology. A polarized lens' primary function is to reduce glare—that is, light reflected from a flat surface which greatly diminishes color and contrast. A body of water, a windshield, and even an asphalt road are all notorious producers of polarized light. Polarized lenses are most useful when trying to see through these reflecting surfaces, like when fishing, boating, or driving. Maui Jim sunglasses feature one of the most effective polarized lenses on the market. They are lightweight, tough, and very stylish.

    Proposition 65 Warning for California Consumers: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.

    • Item #MAU0021

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    Love these

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    Maui Jim’s Ho’okipa are the best sunglasses period. The polarized lenses provide complete eye coverage, even for the largest of eye-sockets like mine, brightening up an scenery. They are light enough for casual wear and tough enough for great for all outdoor activities (running, biking, skiing, golfing, etc.). If and when this pair gets lost or broken, I’m buying another pair just like this.

    These sunglasses are fantastic

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size

    I decided to get these sunglasses because I have another pair of Maui Jims that I love but I wanted a lighter pair for athletics. The frames are light and comfortable, perfect for casual wear or running. They seem really sturdy like they will hold up over time. Great sunglasses, definitely recommend.

    Good Shades

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    Grips and nose pad are well made, fit perfectly and hold these shades in place. They are super comfortable. Feel fragile, but they are durable.

    nice glasses but not the best

      I love sunglasses I own about 12 pair, always buy polarized, always buy higher end shades. I had to have a pair of maui jim's because everyone was telling me how great the lense clarity was.
      Well its not a bad product but certainly not the best. The frames are flimsy and shortly stretched out of shape. The lenses are nice, but as far as clarity maybe forth or fifth in lense quality.
      Certainly not nearly as nice a my favorite pair which are Costa del mar with 580 lense. Far superior optics

      Very Fragile

        I bought these to use for running, skiing, biking etc. and on the first wear i bumped them against my car and the frames snapped in half. Maybe just a defective pair. I immediately returned them and went for a pair with metal frames.

        Love these

          I love these glasses. Super light weight and great clarity. I use these every day for driving, chilling outside, and hiking or biking. I got a pair of the gloss black and they look sharp. Some people in previous posts thought that they might come off as flashy, but they do not. I highly recommend these glasses.

          You can't beat these lenses

            I'm on my second pair of these - I lost the first one :( - Seriously, I have yet to see lenses that come close to Maui Jims. They provide exceptional clarity, and brightening your view but totally eliminating glare. You don't even realize how much glare you face until you put these glasses on. I actually have this model, the Ho'okipa - and the frames are as light as a feather, yet the grips on the ends make sure they stay in place while playing around.

            The best glasses I've ever owned!

              These are hands down the finest sunglasses that I have ever owned. The are so lightweight that I completely forget that I'm wearing them... which I do every time I step out into the Florida sun. The polarization lets me see clearly into the water and the laminate on the back of the lenses really does keep the glare from reflecting back into my eyes. I've owned two pairs of these so far, and when these eventually have had it I will be buying another pair almost for sure. MJ's customer service is also fantastic, and I can't recommend these shades enough!

              Maui Jim Hookipa

                Without question the finest pair of sport sunglasses I have ever owned. The lenses perform in every way. Lightweight, durable, and most importantly comfortable all day long. I wouldn't own any other brand.

                Maui Jim Ho'okipa sunglasses

                  These are my second pair (I broke the first pair through my own clumsiness).

                  Anyway, I really like 'em because:

                  - excellent optics (no distortion, polarized so they cut glare, great colour transmission)
                  - they're very light
                  - the rubberized tips keep them in place, even while running in hot weather
                  - they're very comfortable
                  - decent sun protection from all angles
                  - cool-looking but not too "high fashion"

                  Bear in mind that "scratch resistant" coating doesn't mean "scratch proof", but with normal care they should last a long time. Just don't repeatedly drop them on rocks or in gravel like I did with my old pair.

                  The best I've owned

                    Superb optics and quality--the only sunglasses I now own. Have used from the Canadian Rockies to New Zealand, from deserts to glaciers, from driving to ice climbing. Fairly priced. BTW, can use alcohol hand sanitizer to clean, as suncreen/grease can be hard to get off the inside of the lenses.

                    Stylish, comfortable, and functional

                      This is my third pair of Maui Jim's and are my favorite thus far. As an outdoor enthusiast, these glasses are great. They have a little rubber piece on the arm of the frames that make it easy to place and keep the glasses on your head or on a hat (like when golfing or fishing). Furthermore, they are super light weight and have wrap-around lenses without frame borders, so you hardly know you're wearing them. Maui Jim lenses are a perfect color, and polarized lenses are a must. I highly recommend these glasses to anyone.

                      FABULOUS SHades

                        I LOOOOOVE my MJs. Bought a set of these 2 yrs ago and they're amazing! Not only do they look totally fab but they work phenomenally. Sun, water, snow no matter what I can see without the squinting or headaches or having to use the visor in my car. I just recently had them stolen and I didn't realize how much I loved them til they were gone. Obviously someone else loves them now too. I am totally getting another pair!

                        Great Sunglasses

                          I bought a pair of these a year ago for boating. They are well designed and very lightweight. My biggest problem is finding glasses that will fit my huge head but these fit wide faces extremely well without pinching at the temples or behind the ears. The lenses are coated reflective and help shed water. They also look great, with a nice shape that blocks bright sun and glare off the water but doesn't look like some kind of futuristic space suit visor. All in all, they are stylish and very functional, but don't break the bank.

                          Unanswered Question

                          Am i able to order just one of the arm for...

                          Am i able to order just one of the arm for these pair of sunglasses?

                          i want to order these for my husband for...

                          i want to order these for my husband for christmas. I know he wants black, but not sure if he'd want the gloss black or regular black. He is pretty traditional in style. wondering what people would recommend and why. thanks!

                          Do these fit larger or smaller faces better?...

                          Do these fit larger or smaller faces better? I have an asian style fit and am looking for glasses that are more taylored to that size, like the Oakley asian fit line. Are the nose pads more narrow or wide?

                          Where can I find rubber nose pads for my...

                          Where can I find rubber nose pads for my Maui Jim's?Thanks,

                          I called Maui Jim on their 1-800 number off their web site. The person I spoke to was very nice and helped me figure out the model of my glasses. They are shipping me out, free of charge, replacement nose pads. I did not need to send me glasses in. I'm not sure but have the feeling that the nose pad issue was a common occurance with the Ho'okipas.

                          Can you get them in magnifiers....I need...

                          Can you get them in magnifiers....I need 2.50