Also a part of the NetHack Tourist
's starting equipment, the Hawaii
nicely complements the expensive camera
as the ultimate in flashy
and completely useless
Anyone wearing a Hawaiian shirt is charged 33% more for merchandise in shops, and the shopkeeper offers 33% less if you are trying to sell. Tourists incur this penalty whether or not they are wearing their Hawaiian shirts.
The Hawaiian shirt bestows no Armor Class benefit whatsoever -- you may as well be buck naked. A cursed Hawaiian shirt will get you laughed right out of the Dungeons of Doom.