Chocolate Skateboards: Justin Eldridge Hand Signs Deck
Justin Eldridge's Chocolate Skateboards Hand Signs Deck features the "shaka" sign--YEAH! The "shaka" sign is a common greeting gesture. It is often associated with Hawaii. Hawaiian locals use the shaka for various meanings, like "all right", "cool", "smooth", etc. Residents of states other than Hawaii who use the shaka may describe it as meaning "hang loose" and in California, the symbol itself is more commonly called the "hang loose" sign rather than the "Shaka" sign. It is also used to convey what locals in Hawai'i call the "Aloha Spirit," a gesture of friendship and understanding between the various ethnic cultures that reside within Hawai'i. It can also be used to signal a "hello", "goodbye", " 'till next time", "take care", "Alright!" In sign language, the shaka is one of the two signs used to refer to surfing. Oh and the shaka sign resembles the American Sign Language letter for "Y".