|What happens when a classical Italian sensibility – embracing the Old World traditions of Michelangelo and the Renaissance – meets Hawai’I’s island culture. In the breathtaking collaborative art of twin brothers Marcello and Alessio Bugagiar, the result is not culture-clash, but glorious synthesis.
|Mid-Pacific Tattoo started with the flagship location, the yellow plantation house which can be found at 196 Lahainaluna Road, near Front Street in Lahaina. With a couple of years at this successful tattoo studio, we decided to branch out and have a location on Maui’s south shore in Kihei, which is very close to Wailea and Makena. From there more opportunity arose and now we have a total of four top rated tattoo shops, three of which are in Lahaina, West Maui and just a few minutes drive from Kaanapali, Napili, Kapalua and Kahana.
With fifteen professional tattoo artists throughout our four tattoo shops, there really is something for everyone. We offer all tattoo styles including American traditional, neotraditional, Polynesian, tribal, realism, geometric, dotwork, color and black and gray tattoo, and many more. We take pride in our work and are proud to have been voted “Best of Maui” by Maui Island Guide & Driving Magazine for many years in a row and “Best Tattoo Shop on Maui” by MauiTime.
Our story begins with a dream to live on the beautiful island of Maui and completely envelop the Hawaiian and Polynesian culture through the tradition of tattoo. Tommy, who is the owner and long time tattooer with twenty plus years in the business, moved to Maui in 2006. After meeting his wife Lisa and getting married on Maui they decided to move off island. That didn’t last long! After their two children were born, they realized Maui was where they were meant to be. So in 2010, with a toddler and a baby in tow, they made the move and have never looked back.
Make your vacation memories last a lifetime with a new tattoo. We promise, it will be your your favorite Maui permanent souvenir!
| Maui goldsmith and master jewelry designer, David L. Welty, is an international award-winning artist in precious metals. After receiving his Master's Degree in Design from the University of Minnesota, David taught jewelry design and has been a practicing goldsmith since 1976.
His made-on-Maui creations have a distinctive style and a classic look and are enjoyed by jewelry patrons around the world. David's commitment to quality and enduring designs makes his timeless creations a pleasure to wear.
Cynthia Conrad is a painter of vintage Hawaiiana in the realistic tradition. Her preferred mediums are watercolor, acrylics and oil paints. Still life paintings of Hawaiian lamps, statues, aloha shirts and kitsch are her favorites, but the exotic fruits, flowers and foliage of Hawaii also interest her as subject matter.
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As I write this we, and our new President, are on a roll. What a refreshing, productive and exciting roll it is. Thanks in large part the leadership from President Biden and his corps of mission-driven bureaucrats the sun is shining on a new day for the US. It is also shining on a significant percentage of the rest of the world. Now that we have rid ourselves of the large, dark shadow cast by our former/felonious President it suddenly seems that everything is brighter. Our world is running better, producing on-time or sooner and functioning to solve problems, not create them.
For those of us who focus on our environmental agenda it is like a breath of fresh and clean air has emerged. We know that our condition is still dangerous and dire. We are aware of how fragile our connection to our environment is. We know that the damages and abuse that decades of neglect have given us has taken a permanent toll on our health and welfare.... MORE
Mauians are serious about protecting the beauty and natural environment of our island home.
A big part of our strategy involves embracing and implementing a "Zero Waste" philosophy.
To find out how to help protect one of the planet's most special places when you visit Maui