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Shaka gesture gets recognized!

I can't exactly remember when I started using the Shaka but I have pictures going back to the early 90's. Most definitely was introduced to me at College of the Redwoods with many players on the football team coming over from Hawaii to play. After that it was no brainer to continue to use but has always felt the most natural around the water. When guiding in Brazil(pictures below) I used it non stop for about any situation you can think of. Troy what do you think of the food...Shaka, Troy how were your clients today...Shaka, Troy are you good guiding at this water level... Shaka. I recently saw the linked article which drew my interests. Hawaii should pass and adopt Shaka as the first state to have a recognized hand gesture. I know we support it here at Shaka Rafting!







 


 

Why 'Shaka'? https://www.shakarafting.com/faq “Hang loose,” “Right on,” “Thank you,” “Things are great,” “Take it easy” – in Hawaii, the shaka sign expresses all those friendly messages and more..........Shaka Rafting brings those vibes to the Deschutes River. Read the full history here: https://www.hawaiianairlines.com/hawaii-stories/culture/origin-of-the-shaka

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