Tattoo News - April 2002
ON THE WEB
A tattoo exhibit from the university Of Pennsylvania is online at:
My friend, Juan Leyton, that I met on Easter Island will be travelling to Europe in April & would like to do some tattoos. You can see his work at;
http://www.druidatattau.cjb.net/ or e-mail him at if you are interested in getting tattooed, or if you have a shop where he could work.
If you are looking for Samoan designs, see: http://www.choohoo.com/tattoos.htm
Or there's some great designs inspired by traditional siapo (Samoan Barkcloth): http://www.aotearoa.co.nz/pacific/samoa/ and http://www.goudnet.com/tapa/If you are in the market to buy small tapa artworks, see http://www.buysamoa.com/catalog3065.html Or learn more about barkcloth & fine mats within Samoan culture at
Our friend Caroline Yacoe's website on Melanesian Art is up & running at http://www.pacificpathways.com Check it out!
For a good laugh, or budget Hawaiian wedding, see
http://www.olomanagardens.com/olomanagardensspecials.html Remember, you get what you pay for!
For an archive of interesting artiicles on Hawiian history & culture, see http://www.mauitour.com/archives.html
To learn about Hawaiian slack key guitar & it's history, see http://www.kbeamer.com/sk_history.html
UPCOMING CALIF. EVENTS
The Freemont CA based Tahitian group, 'Ote'a 'Api is hosting a one day Men's Tahitian Dance Workshop. For more information see, http://www.pacificexchangeprod.com/wsflier_Mar30.html
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 and entertainment) with vendors of Pacific Island foods and crafts, including myself and partner, Karrie Kozai-Okamoto.
MY TATTOO SCHEDULE
Currently I am at home on O'ahu and is available to consult with those interested or scheduled for an appointment during the my upcoming CA trip. You
can reach me at (808) 734-8677, but please keep in mind the time difference & don't call before 11:00 am CA time, but feel free to call as late as midnight. The suggested deadline to sign up is April 1st for a guaranteed appointment-- THIS IS NEXT WEEK! CALL NOW!!! For details on how to sign up, see http://www.tattootraditions.alohaworld.com/tattootraditions/schedule.htm, or again call me, Tricia, at home. You can also e-mail
until April 25th - Home in Honolulu
April 26th - May 5th - Maui & Molokai
May 6th - 12th - Home in Honolulu
May 16th through 30th - Los Angeles
June 4th through 16th - San Francisco
P.O. Box 61967
Honolulu, HI 96839