Make the shaka the official state gesture? Measure to be heard today aims to do exactly that

Steve Sue, demonstrating the gesture he wants to make official for Hawaii. (Courtesy/photo)

This is part of an image from the nonprofit ID8, which is calling for the shaka to become Hawaii's official gesture. (Courtesy/photo)

The state Legislature will be hangin’ loose today as lawmakers discuss whether to make the shaka the official “state gesture” of Hawaii.