Donald Takayama

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This vineyard and private museum sits on a mountainside in Argentina. The museum is the only museum dedicated solely to James Turrell. Bought in 2001 by Swiss tycoon Donald Hess, Colomé is the oldest winery in Argentina and the highest vineyard in the ...

Back to Japan: Nothing lost in translation

I borrowed a mint condition, 9-foot-6 Donald Takayama single fin and spun out on my first wave, again. We surfed on the other side of the jetty where it broke like Seal Beach River Jetty on a fun day. Aina, Chika, Bunpei and I got fun waves four days ...

DONALD TAKAYAMA (1944-2012)

During the mid-60s Donald Takayama was arguably the best surfer/shaper to pick up a planer. Most known for his self-shaped signature model with Hap Jacobs Surfboards, Takayama also worked for Bing and designed the infamous Nuuhiwa Noserider ...

Donald Takayama, 68, skilled surfer, legendary board shaper - U

As a surfboard shaper, Donald Takayama was a legend who cast a shadow that was more in proportion with the stately longboards he produced than the stocky 5-foot-3 frame to which he was genetically predisposed. But the Hawaiian native who came to ...

In celebration of Donald Takayama: Donald and the Hawaiian Invasion

In 1950, the first issue of Surfer Magazine hit the stands with a bitchin' photo of Donald Takayama in full flight, crouching with his front foot extended toward the nose racing through a thick Ala Moana bowl. I was a 12 year old eighth grade gremmie ...

Donald Takayama tribute and special celebration - Shop-Eat

San Clemente. CA — Surfing Heritage and Cultural Center (SHACC) will pay tribute to the late, legendary surfer and shaper, Donald Moke Takayama, by exhibiting a special collection of his surfboards, photographs, and memorabilia from October 16 ...

Celebration of Donald Takayama: Part three with Hap Jacobs and Sparky Hudson

Hap Jacobs helped teach Donald Takayama to shape surfboards in the early 1960s, shortly after Takayama moved to California from Hawaii. “Donald was a part of a trend when Hawaiians who would come to the mainland in groups of three or four. He first ...

Surfer Takayama Was An Innovator In Board Design

Melissa Block and Audie Cornish remember Donald Takayama, a dominant surfer in the '60s and '70s and a giant of surfboard shaping. He died Monday at the age of 68. Copyright © 2012 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use.

Paddle Out For Donald Takayama Tomorrow At Oceanside Pier

The surfing community is getting together to celebrate the life of legendary Hawaiian born surfer and master surfboard shaper/designer Donald Takayama at the Junior Seau Pier Amphitheater and Oceanside Pier in California tomorrow, November 10th, ...

Sea Creatures: On fire

I contacted Bruce Brown, who helped patch the movie together by giving us a few minutes of his priceless footage, Herbie Fletcher, who did the same, and '60s stars, Donald Takayama and Skip Frye, who agreed to play mentors to the new kids. Cleveland ...