Kaliq H. Rashad’s commitment to excellence is unsurpassed! He’s dedicated to molding his mind, body and spirit, plus those of others – especially by engaging youth. Born Kevin A. Mathis in Kingston, NY, Kaliq has matured into a deeply introspective gentleman and a profoundly spiritual being. Kaliq is always evolving. He’s sought after by locals, tourists, celebs, friends and fam, because he’s dubbed (and rightfully so) The Barber Extraordinaire in Hawaii. Quoting Kaliq as pertaining to his craft: “It’s never a Me thing, it’s always a We thing.”
He is an accomplished Tonsorial Artist, a Master in this trade; and, of the arts – in many formats: graffiti, caricatures, still life, portraiture, photography, poetry, spoken word, rap, dance, and a self-published author of 12 books – some of which are available at this very web site. Nationally, and internationally, in videos, on stage, television, radio, and in the clubs, his performance has been one of excellence! Kaliq has amassed quite a following in the few years he’s resided in Hawaii. His astounding cuts and personable character has afforded him media attention from journalists near and afar. Such as, coverage in the Honolulu Star Advertiser, and editorials in Hi Luxury, Flux Hawaii, and HanaHou! The Magazine of Hawaiian Airlines. Kaliq works at Hi Design Barber & Lounge located downtown in Honolulu, catering to all in an elegant setting of comfort, hospitality, professionalism, and service.
As President of Rashad Enterprize, Kaliq ensures top quality service, professionalism, with priceless experiences for every client, pursuing excellence while continuing to be innovative in the barber industry.