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Tattoo News - August 2002


The San Diego Pacific Islander Festival will take place from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sept. 28th & 29th at Ski Beach on Mission Bay. For details see Look for me in the Cultural Village.

Heiva I Reno is coming up August 31, 2002 at the Reno Hilton Casino ~ Hotel Reno Ballroom. Featured will be Tahitian Dance Competitions and a Polynesian Craft Faire. This is a well organized event. I wish I could be there!


Not too many new links here.... I've been traveling & tattooing which means no opportunities to search the web!

A fairly good article on tattoo recently appeared in The Denver Post and is online at:,1413,36%257E45%257E764307,00.html?search=filter#

Attention tattooists!!! I just bought a FANTASTIC new machine that is the best I've used so far, and at a very reasonable price! Go to and check out the Iron Star at


Currently I am home on O'ahu and is available to consult with those interested or scheduled for an appointment during my upcoming CA trips. You can reach me 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. You can also e-mail me For details on how to sign up, see, or again call me at home.

Dates & Locations:

until Sept. 15th - Home in Honolulu
Sept. 18th to 25th - LOS ANGELES There are still openings!
Sept. 27th to Oct. 6th - SAN DIEGO Come to the Festival (details above)!
Oct. 9th to 20th - Denver, but sorry, I'm not tattooing there! Returning home Oct. 22nd

The deadline to sign up for a guaranteed appointment during this upcoming trip is Sept. 1st. 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.

Tongan tattooist Aisea Toetu'u may be traveling to San Diego with me and might be available for appointments. Keep an eye on my website for updates, or watch for the Sept. newsletter.

SAN FRANCISCO FOLKS: Sorry, I have to postpone my next Bay Area trip, as I must tend to family business in Denver instead. I will be back in the SF area in early November. I'll focus on artwork and scheduling you folks as of my return in mid- October. Feel free to sign up now & start communicating your thoughts on designs if you like. As you know, the schedule fills fast once I announce the dates (the last trip filled within 4 days of my newsletter going out!).



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