Who should buy the OluKai Kahu Pahaha

The underfoot cushioning and overall comfortable build of OluKai Kahu Pahaha is suited for chores that involve a lot of walking and standing. Created for men looking for a work companion as comfortable as a pair of sneakers, this laced-up walking shoe is a solid option if:

  • Situations require you to get a new pair that a shoe comfortable right off the box would be handy.
  • The convenience of having all-in-one footwear that pairs well with various clothing is what you want. 
  • You frequently walk on uneven surfaces that a shoe suitable for such a setting is what you need. 

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The OluKai Kahu Pahaha's grip

Lining the bottom of the OluKai Kahu Pahaha is an all-weather rubber. This compound is engineered to deliver grip on all sorts of surfaces, and the use of razor siping amplifies the bite on slippery surfaces.

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Cozy footbed

A single-density polyurethane (PU) foam makes up the footbed of the Kahu Pahaha. It is soft, allowing the foot to comfortably nestle on top of it. 

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Cool and dry interior

The insole is removable, so it can be swapped with custom orthotics if more support is needed. The top layer features soft microfiber, which can wick moisture. It can also be washed, so it’s easy to keep your shoe clean and odor-free.

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The OluKai Kahu Pahaha's upper

Protecting the foot against outside elements is the full-grain leather top. This quality material has a supple texture that aids in flexibility and overall comfort. Meanwhile, the inside is lined with soft leather, which amplifies the excellent in-shoe experience.

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Snug lacing system

Completing the casual look of the Kahu Pahaha is the traditional lacing system. It uses flat-laces to secure the midfoot and also allows the adjustment of the fit. The tongue features a canoe sail badge that adds a style element to the trainer.

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Rearfoot's unique hold

This model is equipped with OluKai’s patented Drop-In Heel. The back panel is stitched in a way that makes it possible to be folded down to turn the footwear into a slider.

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If more heel hold is needed, just unfold the rear section.

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Facts / Specs

Arch support: Stability
Base model: OluKai Kahu
Use: Travel, City
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Leather
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole / Collapsible heel
BRAND Brand: OluKai

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