tattoo of the week: hawaii’s got pride
By Safety Pins
September 10, 2010
Who are you?
A highly ambitious woman pursuing a Masters Degree in Accounting. My favorite pastime is listening to soul music from the 60’s and 70’s. Stevie Wonder tops my list of favorite singers.
Brooklyn, NY (born in Honolulu,HI)
Full time Grad Student at Rutgers University
Number of tattoos
12 total ( 6 adinkra symbols, track&field symbol, scorpion, hawaiian islands, eye of horus, pacific islander tribal, African-American flag)
Sankofa on my neck
When and where did you get it?
At a tat shop in the village in 2003
What does it mean to you?
The meaning of sankofa is the knowledge from your past will help you in the future. It is meaningful to me because lessons I have learned from the past has shaped who I am today.
How old were you when you got your first tattoo?
What is the biggest misconception people have about you because of your tattoos?
The biggest misconception people have about me is that I am gang affiliated because I have tattoos on my stomach.
Why should we feature your tattoo?
Each tattoo symbolizes an important aspect of my life and is a constant reminder of my strength and resilience.
Have you ever received a tattoo under the influence of drugs or alcohol?
Are you a tattoo addict?
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