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KEALAMAKIA NAIHE

Surfer / Artist / Father

Kealamakia 'Keala' Naihe is a father, pro surfer, model and multidisciplinary artist based in Hawaii / LA.  Keala proudly bares a lst name that is historically rich in Hawaiian Culture - a descendent of Chief Naihe, a chief on Kona (the big island) during the time of Hawaii's first Kingdom.  

The  Naihe family name has also been long-respected in the surf community, where keala quickly found success as a pro and sponsored rider.

Keala's first foray into fashion was shooting for a surf inspired editorial for Vogue Japan and quickly after he was featured in other top publications like i-D, Vmag, and AtLarge.  When he's not surfing and modeling, Keala is creating new art pieces, paintings, board art and graphic designs. 

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