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Bring a group of people together with a language barrier and they'll come up with a solution, so when native Hawaiians, Europeans and Japanese found themselves without any way of communicating in Hawaii, Hawaii Pidgin English came to life. Dakine is just that, a combination of different needs and finding a common solution, while being unapologetically Hawaiian, laid back and personifying the spirit of surf culture. Furthermore Da Kine roughly translates as 'the best' what more can you say?
Dakine was born in 1979 when Rob Kaplan manufactured the Da Kine Leash in Maui, since then, the brand has been making the highest quality and most innovative products and technical accessories for sporting professionals for over 25 years.
One of the scene's most stylish brands, Dakine holds everything you could want to carry; your gear and your spirit. And with an extensive range of products including Dakine rucksacks and backpacks, Dakine luggage and gear bags and Dakine bags perfect for lugging Snowboard and Ski gear around, spread the love and island spirit with your stylish bags. The versatility of Dakine bags makes them a best seller at Blackleaf.com and our customers use theirs for every action sport you can imagine, from skating and parkour through to snow and ski and even a challenging daily commute!
Despite a surfing background, Dakine produce a stylish range of bags and packs designed for skiing and snowboarding. From Boot bags to Ski Bags, Snowboard Bags to Travel Luggage and Heli Packs they have everything covered - they even produce a range of Ski Gloves and Jackets to keep you warm on the mountain.