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808ink tattoo magazine coming soon to Hawaii!

Honolulu publisher RMS Zine is launching a new quarterly magazine called 808ink for Hawaii’s tattoo industry.

It will serve as a directory of local tattoo businesses and have feature articles, profiles and photos of designs, artists and shop owners.

The first issue will launch in late April, said RMS Zine President Ronnie Russell Jr.

The free magazine is [...]

Updating Hawaii’s Tattoo Regulations

by: Peggy Sucher (

Many wonder why tattooers are calling for Hawaii’s regulations to be updated…who would want more guidelines, increased fees? What’s up with that?

How would you like to visit a doctor who utilizes standards 25 years old? Your dentist? Not quite right, huh? Times have changed! Tattoo regulations and [...]