Are you in the market for a custom Asian tattoo? Looking for an Japanese tattoo artist in Waikiki? Look no further! You’ve stopped at the right place.
434 Tattoo, our Waikiki tattoo studio is a multi-award winning custom tattoo studio in Honolulu.
Led byHoriyume Tattoo Adam, who has over two decades of experience as a tattooist, our team strives to provide clients with service that has them coming back from all over the world.
No stranger to travel himself, Horiyume has traveled extensively throughout Asia to work at conventions and learn from some of the best in the business, including the esteemed Japanese tattoo artistHoriyoshi III. Horiyume has cultivated his own signature custom tattoo style, which as can be seen in these pictures, is heavily influenced by Asian and specifically Japanese art, and he also is a practitioner of the traditional form of Japanese tattooing, tebori.
Should you wish to learn more, consultations are free. Feel free to stop by to ask any questions and appointments always guaranteed your space.
Some good, some bad, but we never judge. In Tattoo News out in Utah, a group of tattoo artists joined together to create ink for a good cause – Sexual Assault Awareness.
Sexual Assault is no joke, despite what recent comments by a major party candidate in the 2016 Presidential Election would imply. As a result, these Utah Artists linked up to ink up folks with a free pussy cat tattoo for the awareness and in many ways, inprotest of that comment made by the aforementioned candidate. If you missed it, imagine a rich, racist oompa loompa saying ‘Grab Em by the P***y.’
The cause was well-received and raised over $4000, during a special event in benefit of Utah Rape Recovery Center.
Our Waikiki Tattoo Studio has welcome some new blood into the family here at 434 Tattooand we’d like to introduce you to Michael Amaral aka Komb. Learn more about one of the newest in our ohana here!
Michael was referred by none another than a former member of our team and family member Marko Livingston. Marko has gone on to take on more solo work and has even opened his own Hawaii tattoo studio! Michael, Marko, and Horiyume Tattoo Adam are all bound by a common love for painting, in particular, graffiti!
Over the course of his journey, which took him from Campbell High School to the University of Hawaii, Michael has done music and went to school for architecture, which led him to explore painting further. He began to develop a deep appreciation for tattoos and has been an apprentice with our tattoo studio in Waikiki for 3 months.
Fun fact: He is also serving this country as a member of the US Navy, which has taken him overseas for work in Italy and Japan.
A push behind his drive to tattooing is because he loves to experience new things, see the finished tattoo product, and wants to share that joy with people who are seeking to experience it through their own new tattoos.
Check out Michael’s artwork on Instagram (@_kombism_) and watch the progression of this talented young artist!
Horiyume Tattoo Adam will be heading to the High Times 2016 Cannabis Cup and will be in California from Sunday, Oct. 9, until Tuesday, Oct. 11!
If you are interested in getting some custom tattoo work down while he is in California, hit him up! All you cats looking for a Polynesiantattoo artist in California, this is your chance! Horiyume specializes in all styles of custom tattoos and is well-versed in Japanese, Hawaiian, & Polynesian tattoos.
Just check out the contact info below!
In the meanwhile, should you be in the neighborhood of 434 Tattoo our friendly Waikiki tattoo studio, stop by or call us! Walk-ins are always welcome, calling ahead guarantees your appointment.
We are open every day, save for a few holidays each year, from 10a to 10p.