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Tattoo News - January 2008


The best hula performance I have seen in some time is KAHEKILI, a production largely choreographed by Hokulani Holt of Maui, and made possible by an NEA grant. See The schedule of both Hawai'i and mainland performances is at


There is a new book on Maori tattoo called Mau Moko: The World of Maori Tattoo. It is available on Amazon, just search books for Mau Moko. It is a bit pricey, but I just received mine & it's gorgeous!


One of my favorite museums and websites is online at Here are some of the most creative examples of body art you might ever encounter. I bought the DVD & it is GREAT! Highly recommended!

Tattoonesia, a festival of tattoo took place on Tahiti in
early November. There are a few articles online, see


Here's the dates of my upcoming tattoo trips. In between I will be at home on O'ahu.

Jan 5th - 14th: Hana, Maui
Feb 10th - 18th: San Francisco Bay Area
Feb 23rd - Mar 9th: Los Angeles
Mar 12th - 23rd: Oceanside

My schedule for the Feb/March trip is looking like it's close to full, so I am compiling a wait-list. And there is always a chance of availability due to cancellations. If you are interested, give me a call. I can be reached at home (808) 734-8677, or while in CA at (510) 802-2155. If you are signed up for this trip, you'll be hearing from me shortly regarding scheduling, or feel free to call me. The next trip will be in May/June-- sign up EARLY!

For details on signing up, see my website,

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