Tweets about Reflections in Wood: Surfboards and Shapers We've posted 23 Tweets about this exhibition since it opened.
It is your last week to see “Reflections in Wood: #SurfboardsandShapers.” This exhibition features 27 wooden #surfboards assembled by Larry Fuller and his team over the last decade. See the exhibition on display pre-security in the International Terminal. https://t.co/tLn0LxmbwW
"When I shape this wood, I put my soul into this wood. I put my spirit into this wood, because this wood deserves the honor of that... this is a tree that grew well over 2,000 years ago, and I'm holding a time capsule in my hands" Bill Hamilton #SurfboardsandShapers
Native Hawaiian surfing originated approximately one thousand years ago. He‘e nalu, which translates to “wave sliding,” is a culturally distinct form of surfing that grew into a popular pastime for men and women of all ages in Hawai‘i. 📸: @bishopmuseum #SurfboardsAndShapers
#RellSunn was the most prominent female #Hawaiian surfer during the early shortboard era. Dubbed the “Queen of Makaha,” she was an ambassador of the native Hawaiian style of surfing and rode shortboards and longboards with prowess and ease. 📸: Jeff Divine #SurfboardsandShapers
In the 1960s, lightweight and cost-effective polyurethane foam and fiberglass surfboards revolutionized the surfing industry. Hermosa Beach surfer-shaper Dudley “Hap” Jacobs, manufactured high-quality surfboards from polyurethane foam. #SurfboardsandShapers