Honolulu Tattoo Exhibit

Recently we shared our discoveries from the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Tattoo Exhibit. There was so much cool stuff to see, great paintings, giant photographs, and more of Custom Tattoos and from some of the greatest Hawaii Tattooists and Tattoo artists of all time.

Here are a few more shots that didn’t make it off the cutting room floor but are too good not to share with all of you!

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Okay, so the Elephant God Ganesha sculpture is not tattoo related but a great many tattoos have been done over the years by fans of the Hindu Lord who helps in removing and creating obstacles in our lives so that we are always in the right place at the right time. So we got to gives props where it is due!

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This picture could have been its own blog! Look at all the great info about tattoo history served up all in one. There was too much cool stuff to not do something with this shot.

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Here is some more info about that traditional implements used in Polynesian Tattoos and check this out:

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This traditional scene is similar to the ‘stories’ told in the Japanese Tattoos found on many people around the world and something that Tattoo Adam and the Homies at our Waikiki, Hawaii Tattoo Studio, 434 Tattoo.

So there you have the outtakes from our recent showing of the HMoA Tattoo exhibit. If you missed the exhibit itself, at least it is immortalized uncut, unedited here. That’s how much we love y’all! Strictly for our homies!

Come down for your free consultation and let’s get some ink on you… Our Honolulu Tattoo Shop is open 12/7 from 10a to 10p. Hope to see ya!

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