The name for the boutique is inspired by the name of my daughter – keely is a Gaelic name meaning beautiful and Kai the Hawaiian name for ocean, so a literal translation is the “beautiful ocean” jewelry boutique. We live on the island of Oahu and it is truly wonderful here. We are surrounded by nature, which inspires my jewelry design and choice of materials.
I was born in South Africa and started traveling the world to surf, searching for summer, warm weather and good waves. I ended my journey in Hawaii where I met my husband Scott. Here started my love of jewelry and the inspiration for my designs. Surrounded by beauty, vivid colors and hawaii’s natural energy I am constantly inspired, translating what I see into beautiful function.