From iconic shades with patented technologies, to readers perfect for sunny-day pastimes, to the impressively stylish and comfortable daily-wear frames in the Optical line, Maui Jim creates men’s and women’s performance eyewear for any scenario.
Maui Jim has led the eyewear industry by design and innovation since 1980, offering eyes everywhere superior protection from the harmful rays of the sun in its popular line of sunglasses. Sporty, rugged, and stylish, Maui Jim Readers offer the same patented polarized lenses in a range of magnification strengths from +1.50 to +2.50. And in 2017, Maui Jim introduced its Optical collection of daily-wear frames, blending science and art to create a line of incredibly comfortable eyewear with proprietary lens treatments, in an array of elegant and long-wearing styles.
Browse Maui Jim frames in styles that appeal to a wide array of tastes, from classic, vintage-leaning silhouettes, to thoroughly contemporary frames with current details. Choose from classically cool aviator-style rims, retro-inspired cat-eyes, versatile rectangles, and round or square shapes. Thin-rimmed metal styles are understated and refined; thicker rimmed plastic frames impart a bolder look. Wraparound styles in the Maui Jim sunglasses and Readers collections offer superior eye coverage outdoors. The Optical collection includes frames with clip-on sun lenses, a convenient alternative to conventional sunglasses, for a seamless transition from indoor lighting to sunny days outdoors. Find a multitude of Maui Jim frames to love, in full-rim, semi-rimless, and rimless styles.
As a leader in eyewear, Maui Jim offers frames constructed of only the highest quality materials, including Monel, a metal alloy that is flexible, durable, and corrosion-resistant; lustrous acetate, a versatile, plant-based plastic known for its rich color saturation properties; Maui FlexT, a patented titanium alloy memory metal that is lightweight, durable, and ‘remembers’ the wearer’s original fit even if the frames have been misshapen; and remarkably lightweight and hypoallergenic titanium, one of the strongest materials used for eyewear. Incredibly lightweight Maui Jim Readers are constructed of Grilamid, a hypoallergenic, injection-molded thermoplastic that will stand up to the most extreme temperatures, so you can be confident in their long-lasting performance. Whichever frames style you choose, you’ll enjoy the comfort, quality, and innovation you expect of this celebrated American maker.
Maui Jim crafts some of the most exceptional lenses offered anywhere in the world. Renowned for unsurpassed optical clarity, the lenses in Maui Jim designer sunglasses have also won awards for their protective qualities, including the American Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation for UV protection. Maui Jim eyewear blocks 100 percent of UV rays from eyes and surrounding skin. Their patented PolarizedPlus2® lens technology is more than just UV protection; these lenses have color-enhancing properties, and offer greater clarity and contrast in a variety of colors ideal for various outdoor activities.
In 1980 Maui Jim company founder and fisherman Jim Richards recognized the need for sun protection in the Hawaiian paradise of Lahaina. Initially focused on the coastal communities of its native island, Maui Jim eyewear is now enjoyed everywhere for its exceptional quality and patented lens technology.