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Buttons and Owl: Two Hawaiian Counter Culture Icons

This board represents a timeless combination of two of the better-known figures in Hawaiian surf history: 70s pro surfer Buttons Kaluhiokalani, and legendary shaper Owl Chapman. Found on Craigslist in San Diego, this board is a 7′ single fin shaped by Chapman (see his signature on the stringer in the 3rd picture) intended as…

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Donald Takayama for Buttons

Here at Shred Sledz HQ, we dream of finding rad vintage boards at equally rad prices. Sadly, not everyone shares in this dream – especially the second part. It’s a shame, because this board is super rad, but the price is a bit outrageous ($2,500!). It is a Donald Takayama surfboard shaped for Hawaiian…

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