A loose, seamed, fitted dress with a yoke
and usually with a train, patterned after the Mother Hubbards
of the missionaries. Also seen Not yoked, and without a train.
The word Holoku is from the Hawaiian word for cloak or mantle.
Brides in Hawaii usually have their Holoku made out of white
satin, silk, or cotton, and the bridesmaids wear the colors such
as red, green, yellow, and blue. The bridesmaids dresses are
usually without a train. There is one bridal shop on Maui that
carries a couple of designs.