a. (alternative spelling of da kine English) n. (alternative spelling of da kine English)
Dakine is an American outdoor clothing company specializing in sportswear and sports equipment for alternative sports. Founded in Hawaii, the name comes from the Hawaiian Pidgin word " da kine" (derived from "the kind"). Now based in Oregon (products are made in China), the company also sponsors team riders from the lifestyle and sporting fields of skiing, biking, windsurfing, kiting, snowboarding, surfing, and skateboarding.