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Tattoo News - May 2002


A very well written article on the SURVIVOR filming in the Marquesas is at : Even (or especially!) if you are not a Survivor fan, it is well worth reading & provides some good insight into how indigenous people are often portrayed and effected by such film productions.

Pacific Arts Online has a website called ArTok at

A good website of Kiwi & Maori art for sale:

Last month we announced Pacific Pathways web site with the wrong URL. Check out:

To keep abreast of news and happenings in Oceania, see Pacific Islands Report, the foremost news source on Oceania which has news as well as extensive reference material, archives, maps, and numerous Pacific links. see

Calling all CA Tongans! Tongan tattooist Rodney Powell will be travelling with Tricia and tattooing in LA in July. Check out his work at

If you are in Hawai'i, stop by Peggy's Picks on Kapahulu in Kaimuki. Peggy just returned from a buying trip in Aotearoa & the Cook Islands & has some great new stuff at good prices. It's worth a trip to check out the custom painted clothing line by Tav Creations of Rarotonga.


SAN DIEGO residents-- Tricia will once again be tattooing in San Diego in early August. Read on for details.

Aloha Expo is coming up Sat. May 18, 2002 and Sun. May 19, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Heritage Park 12100 Mora Dr. Santa Fe Springs CA 90670 For details: 562-941-4637 This is an all-day music and cultural festival (Hawaiian, Samoan, Tahitian, Filipino, Maori music and entertainment) with vendors of Pacific Island foods and crafts, including myself and artist, Karrie Okamoto-Kozai.


Currently Tricia is home on O'ahu and is available to consult with those interested or scheduled for an appointment during her upcoming CA trip, but not for long! Contact her PRIOR to May 14th-- THIS IS NEXT WEEK! CALL NOW!!! You can reach her at (808) 734-8677, but please keep in mind the time difference & don't call before 12:00 noon CA time, but feel free to call as late as midnight. For details on how to sign up, see, or again call Tricia at home. You can also e-mail her at , but only until May 14th. Tricia does NOT e-mail when she's on the mainland.

Next CA Dates:
May 6th - 14th - Home in Honolulu
May 16th to 30th - LOS ANGELES
There are still openings-- call SOON!
June 4th to 16th - SAN FRANCISCO The schedule is full, but come in for a consultation & get signed early up for the July trip.

Upcoming CA dates:
July 5th to 16th - SAN FRANCISCO
July 19th to 29th - LOS ANGELES
July 31st to Aug. 4th - SAN DIEGO
The deadline to sign up for a guaranteed appointment during the July/Aug. trip is June 15. Late sign-ups will
be taken on a space available basis. For details on how to sign up, see or stop by any of the California locations listed on the website to sign up in person & see samples of Tricia's work.

While at home one on O'ahu you can reach Tricia at (808)734-8677 (This is a Hawaii number, so please do not call before noon CA time.).

When in California, Tricia can be reached on her pager/voice mail: (510) 802-2155.

NOTE: Tricia does NOT e-mail when on the mainland. Please call instead.


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