Photograph by Paul Nicklen Wearing a malo, or loincloth, construction worker Keli‘iokalani Makua reveals traditional tattoos that tell his life story. Body art is a popular sign of Hawaiian identity, but including the face is rare.
A beautiful shot of Keli'i Makua from Dallas Nagata White Photography. Keli'i is an amazing individual who represents Hawaii with pride. His tattoos are from Keone Nunes who is Hawaii's cultural practitioner.