Edit ModuleShow Tags

Inked: Pacific Ink and Art Expo


Published:

Kelii Makua, Reeda Martin, and Yoshi Asada (L to R) show off their skin art.

Photo: Dallas Nagata White


It’s a good month for tattoo enthusiasts, many of whom will be gathering at this month’s Pacific Ink and Art Expo. The event attracts both fans and artists in a range of tattoo styles, from traditional Hawaiian kakau to the methods of the late Chinatown-based legend Norman Collins—better known as Sailor Jerry.

Danny Casler, one of the event’s founders, points to the roughly 20,000 attendees at last year’s inaugural expo as evidence that the art form has shed its association with criminal activity and become more accepted.

“We’re in a whole new world,” he says, “I think we hit it at the right time.”

August 2 to 4, pacificinkandartexpo.com

 

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Subscribe to Honolulu

Honolulu Magazine November 2017
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Trending

 

What’s Next for These Stores After Ward Warehouse Closes for Demolition?

Ward Warehouse

Miss your favorite Ward Warehouse merchants? Here’s where to find them.

 

33 Real Problems (No, Seriously) Only Hawai‘i Locals Can Handle

Carmageddon.

It’s paradise. So why are we so stressed?

 


21 Hilarious Hawai‘i Memes That are Too Real for Locals

Hawaii Apartments

Hawai‘i nō ka ʻoi when it comes to the beaches, the food and even our memes.

 

Here’s How to Survive a Possible North Korea Nuclear Strike in Hawai‘i

North Korea

What you need to do according to the Hawai‘i State Department of Defense.

 


20 Great O‘ahu Hikes

Explore 20 great adventures that offer beautiful vistas, waterfalls and more.

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags