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Maori man with full moko tattoo
Maori man with full moko tattoo
History
Role of Tattoo
Artists
Gallery
Postcards
Discussion
Tattoo Stories
Glossary

Skin Stories: The Art and Culture of Polynesian Tattoo

Man standing for tattoo application


 
Producers/Writers
Lisa Altieri
Emiko Omori

Director
Emiko Omori

Director of Photography
Diana Wilmar

Editor
Lisa Altieri

Narrator
Luana Busby-Neff

Consulting Producer
Robert Hooper

Producer/Director
Samoa & Los Angeles Karin Williams

Location Sound
Lee Kaneakua

Additional Photography
Michael Gerdes
Ken Libby
Emiko Omori

Additional Sound
Spence Palermo
Jake Zabler
John Luther

Gaffer/Grip
Matt Osborn

Production Coordinator
Mimi Wisnosky-Chang, Samoa

Location Producers
Tere Harrison, Aotearoa
Dan Aga, Samoa
Mary Lynn Price, San Diego

Production Assistants
Austin Frazier, Mary Tuti Baker, Misa Tupou

Still Photographers
Owen Howard, Lenz Photography, Rotorua
Eliza Tepania-Carter, Auckland
Monte Costa, Samoa

On-line Editor
Bob Johns

Additional On-line Editors
Paul Bain
Paul Vincent

Audio Engineer
Larry Upton

Graphic Design
David Streib
Lisa Altieri

Motion Graphics
Max Gisko

Chyron
Heather Lee

Post Production Assistant
Marirai Tauotaha (Marirai Maui Tauotaha)

Editorial Consultant
Wendy Slick

Additional Voice Over
Fagafaga Daniel Langkilde
Misa Tupou

Marketing & Station Relations
Tammy Charnow
Sharon Tavares

Publicity
Bright Light Marketing Group

Attorney
Lehmann Strobel PLC

Map Artist
Michael Harada

Original Music
Gaylord Holomalia
Kit Ebersbach

Additional Music
Daniel Ho
FOB Productions, Hawai'i
Big Belly Woman, NZ
Billy Muscle Production, NZ

Archival Photos
Mark and Carolyn Blackburn Collection, Kamuela, Hawai'i
Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawai'i

Additional Footage
Maiden Voyage Productions
John Graaf (NZ aerial)

Production Facilities
Kroc Production Center at the KPBS Copley Telecommunications Center
Studio West Inc., Hawai'i
Video Arts, San Francisco
Pacific Music Productions, Honolulu
Audio Bytes, Honolulu
Sea West, Hawai'i

Special Thanks - Goods and Services

Hawaiian Airlines
Debbie Nakanelua-Richards

Polynesian Airlines
Peter Fuimaono

Coconuts Beach Club
Barry and Jennifer Rose
Ned Brown

Sony Corporation of America
Joshua Ewing

Aston Hotels & Resorts
Joni Pa'ahao
Jane Gonzaga

Hilton Guam Resort and Spa
Anthony Corn

Budget Car Rental of Guam
Rosalie Leon-Guerrero

Thanks

Radio Waatea
Manukau, New Zealand

Taula A. Papalii
Tautua Samoa

Santos Café
Auckland, New Zealand

Jason's Tattoo International
Manukau, New Zealand

Regal Travel, Inc.
Travel Consultants, Honolulu

Master Tattoo Studio
San Diego

Armando's The Green Flash
Lon Bevers, La Jolla Shores

Tattoo Archive
Chuck Eldridge, Berkeley

Mark Blackburn
P. F. Kwiatkowski
Sam Ka'ai
Don Ed Hardy
Tricia Allen
Diane Mansfield
Vita Tanielu
Yuki Shiroma
Leonie Pihama
Fa'anape Fialua
Gus Cobb-Adams
Evelyn June Kam

To all the participants, artists and their beautiful works who gave of their time and spirit in the making of this program.

For KPBS:

Production Coordinator
Leng Loh

Director of Broadcasting
Pat Finn

For Pacific Islanders in Communications:

Executive Director
Carlyn Tani

Programming Director
Annie Moriyasu

Executive Producers
Michael Flaster
Carlyn Tani
Natalie Walsh