The Maui Jim Hookipa combines the best elements of a sport sunglasslightweight nylon frame and polarized polycarbonate lensinto functional but stylishly crafted eyewear. The Hookipas lightweight nylon frame is strong, comfortable and attractive the polycarbonate lens adds lightweight comfort and impact-resistance. Two layers of Maui Jims CLEARSHELL coating guard against scratches. Perfect for watersportsfrom deep-sea fishing to getting covered at Pipe, Hookipa sunglasses feature PolarizedPlus Technology. A polarized lens primary function is to reduce glarethat is, light reflected from a flat surface which greatly diminishes color and contrast. A body of water, a windshield, and even an asphalt road are all notorious producers of polarized light. Polarized lenses are most useful when trying to see through these reflecting surfaces, like when fishing, boating, or driving. Maui Jim sunglasses feature one of the most effective polarized lenses on the market. They are lightweight, tough, and very stylish.