The Dark History of Hawai‘i’s Iconic Hand Gesture

Sarah Durn for Atlas Obscura on quite the pirate story of the origins of the Hawaiian ‘Shaka’.  Our snorkel and manta ray tours are the light and fun part of Hawaii.  Come join us! The ‘shaka’ or ‘hang loose’ gesture likely originated from island plantations’ brutal working conditions. GO TO ANY SURFING BEACH today and you’d […]