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Shortboard modernist and archival shaper CJ Kanuha takes a self-shaped Olo out for a session near his home on the Big Island. Never mind that the board, built from Acacia koa, cost as much as the truck he hauls it around in—Kanuha’s is a labor of pure enjoyment.