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1931 HI Surfers
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About GrafixMat Coasters   •   Front   •   Back Story

 

About GrafixMat Coasters:

Each GrafixMat® is a work of art, masterfully laser-engraved on the cork front with a unique and amusing story colorfully illustrated on its flip-side.  For a treasured gift or your own personal collection; select one or create a set of 2, 4, 6 or more from 21 themed Collections totaling more than 500 contemporary and fine art designs.  Made from eco-friendly recycled cork from Portugal and Spain, yet handcrafted in the U.S.A. GrafixMats® are so artfully designed and intriguing, we've created a hanging hole in the back of each coaster.

All Natural    •    Durable Easy Wash    •    Singles or Sets Storage Caddies    •    4 1/4" Diameter, 5/16" Thick        Green Certified

Front Design:

Two People Surfing on Longboards

The Back Story:

Waikiki Surfing  

Surfing’s ancestral roots run deep in the gentle, easy waves at Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach, an ideal spot for learning to surf. In Hawaii surfing is called “the sport of kings” because its practice was a much-admired skill of the Islands’ original natives and their chiefs. In pre-war years the Matson Lines’ S. S. Malolo cruise liner brought thousands of tourists to the Islands and to the most famous beach in the world at that time, Waikiki. Hawaii’s watermen captivated visitors with their ability to stand on long, narrow wooden planks and ride atop the water for long distances. People from all over the world watched, tried it themselves, and took the exciting “new” sport of surfing back home.