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Tattoo News - June/July 2005


The current Tahiti Tatu Art booklet is out and has a lengthy interview with me... see It also has a nice section of flash by Chime.

There is a major exhibition of Marquesan art called "Adorning the World: Art of the Marquesas Islands" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. It continues through January 16, 2006.{F7F71B3C-A095-4DF6-A7D4-898D79B7A691 There's also an article about the exhibit with interactive graphics by Annette Grant in the New York Times:

A number of links to misc. sites re. Hawai'i are found at

A great listing of Pacific arts sites is at

An interesting article on Hawaiian sculptural carving is at

I get a lot of requests from individuals outside my usual stomping grounds inquiring if I do design work only, if someone else is to do the tattoo. The answer is no, but Michael Lothian, an artist in Australia does via e-mail for a reasonable fee. You can see some of his work at: just keep clicking on the images.


June 29th - July 10th - LA. Island Legends in Gardena
July 11th - 15th - Oceanside. Momilani's Island Traditions

I am currently home on Oahu to answer questions at 808 734-8677, or e-mail It might also help to check out my website at


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