A large, round “Love Your Mother” earth sign hangs proudly on the side of an old pool hall turned surf shop in Kona. The faded yet colorful sign faces oncoming traffic, displaying the message to all passersby.
We particularly love this picture for texture of the wall, surfboards, and hibiscus plant just visible on the edge. Buildings and signage like this are a big part of what makes Hawaii feel like Hawaii–full of character, color, and a storied past. Because of these reasons, this sign is one of the most photographed spots in the area.
Hawaii has its fair share of goats. You can see them on the hillsides, in yards, crossing roads, and in some cases, even on surfboards. read more
A wall made of surfboards is a colorful creation marking surf days past near Maui’s Peahi. read more
The entrance foyer at the Kona Inn in the heart of Kailua Kona used to display this solid collection of classic wooden surfboards from the 1940’s to 1970’s. read more
This wall has been collecting well-loved surfboards for years and posting them for visitors to appreciate as a colorful alternative to chain link. read more
A quiver of new surfboards stands at the ready at a North Shore, Oahu surf shop at Shark’s Cove. read more