Written with grace, simplicity and respect, Timena Apa shares her perspective and lessons learned surrounding her mother receiving her malu, and sheds light on a culture within a culture…the tradition of tatau, and the people who perpetuate their heritage through this form of art.
Zippy’s is turning 50! In less than 1-hour, Zippy’s will start selling their 50th Anniversary Collection at Zippy’s Administration Building (Oahu only, next to Zippy’s McCully) on Monday, October 3rd from 9am-1pm, or while supplies last. One of the highly-anticipated items is a snapback in collaboration with Fitted Hawaii.
If you’re a director of Asian or Pacific Islander descent, go to HBOvisionaries.com and submit a short film that is 10-15 minutes long. And if you’re a finalist you have the opportunity to premier your film on HBO platforms! You have until November 7 to submit your film.
If you have not yet heard of Team Kailualani or Baby K, allow me the privilege of sharing a little bit about who they are and what they do. Team KAILUALANI is a group of… [Continue Reading]
Heiva San Diego 2016 Tahitian Dance Competition
Tatau: Marks of Polynesia is a new exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum that explores the beauty of Samoan tatau, one of the world’s most distinctive living tattoo traditions. Through photographs taken in the… [Continue Reading]