Sig Zane

Sig Zane

Hawaii - Designer

Sig Zane is a designer whose work is based on Hawaiian values and aesthetics. He began with aloha shirts, but he has also done airplanes, books, interiors, and sculpture. Similarly, he is keenly interested in preserving the education of the traditional hula and its crafts, especially the spiritual part of the dance. Currently a Hilo resident, Zane is devoted to his Ford F-150.

Q&A:

Hometown?

Kaneohe.

Any notes on your education?

Roosevelt High School 1970.

Favorite sport to watch?

Surfing.

Favorite sport to play?

Surfing.

Dream trip destination?

Surf Ranch.

Favorite dinner?

Ohelo Cafe.

Favorite dessert?

Breadpudding.

Underrated food?

Ulu.

Favorite TV show as a kid?

Three Stooges.

Most impressive live performance you ever saw?

Led Zeppelin, Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, early 1970s.

Got a dream watch?

TAG Heuer.

Summer drink of choice?

Champagne.

Winter drink of choice?

Hibiki 21.

Favorite beach?

Honolii.

On a Saturday, your favorite errand to run is?

Garden Shops.

Otherwise, you’ll be busy doing what?

Trimming hedges.

Best work advice you ever got?

Give as much as you can.

Luxury… what does it mean to you?

Clean, refined, simple.