introducing: the BaliHa’i Project

The BaliHa’i is a “comic strip” diving watch concept… well, maybe the founder’s own words will explain it better:

Perhaps the most unique single attribute of the BaliHa’i is its caseback design.   So far as we know, this is the first watch to rely on the services of a professional illustrator and comic book artist, and we’re pretty pleased with the results.  That illustrious artist is Gene Gonzales, a South Florida resident and all-around nice guy with more than fifteen years of professional illustration experience.   Between working for small unknown companies such as DC Comics, McGraw Hill, and Hewlett-Packard, Gene has found time to do tropical-themed work for suppliers of the Ron Jon Surf Shop and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville.  As a result, he turns out a mean tiki, and was nigh irresistible for our project.  Fortunately, he was also a consummate professional, and willing to work in our sketches on short notice.


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