Tattoo Appointments and Scheduling

Thank you for reaching out. We appreciate your preference for text or email communication when requesting an appointment. As we do not have a shop phone or secretary, this method allows us to handle enquiries efficiently.

Regarding payments, we accept all forms of payment. When contacting us via text, you may include any references you have collected, as it helps us understand your requirements better. We will be happy to provide you with our personal links for deposits.

Please let us know your preferred method of communication and any specific details for the appointment. We look forward to assisting you further. Please understand that Samuel is typically booked for over a month in advance but can accommodate smaller tattoos on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons when available. To secure an appointment, Samuel takes deposits through the Square App and will provide a deposit payment link when making arrangements.

For those interested in scheduling an appointment with Samuel, please text him at 808-631-6130. He will guide you through the process and provide further details.

To schedule an appointment with Kalin, you can reach him via text at 808-652-8088 or by email at However, please note that Kalin is consistently booked a month in advance, so it’s advisable to plan ahead and secure your desired appointment slot as early as possible.

Thad Nakao has been tattooing for 26 years and has worked with Samuel over the past 20 years. He specializes in a variety of styles. You can text him at 808-634-4419. Email:

Deposit Information

To secure an appointment date, a $100 deposit is required. It’s important to note that nothing is considered confirmed until the deposit is received.

When you are ready to make the deposit, we will send you a deposit request through Square App, PayPal, or Vemno to your provided phone number or email address. Please ensure that you have access to these payment platforms.

The deposit is non-refundable if any artwork has been prepared in advance and there has been thorough engagement in the appointment process. This policy is in place to compensate for the time and effort invested in preparing for your appointment.

When submitting a query, it’s very important to provide us with most of the following.

Sure, if you are planning to visit the island, please provide us with your travel dates. It is recommended to schedule your appointment towards the end of your trip to ensure you make the most of your time enjoying the sunshine and ocean.

Additionally, please let us know the details of the artwork you are interested in, such as the size and placement of the desired work. Feel free to share any references or ideas you have collected as well.

By providing us with this information, we can better understand your preferences and ensure a more tailored and satisfying experience during your appointment.

If your local, provide you preferable dates and any information pertaining to your tattoo.

When tattooing, we are a freight train of focus. We rarely take breaks unless you need one. There are no distractions in our studio. We are here to fulfill your intentions and give you 150% professionalism.

Aloha and we look forward to hearing from you.