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Archive for February, 2011

PAINTED HIGHWAYS

REAL TALK WITH MIKE POOLEY
In terms of music careers, moving to an island smack dab in the middle of the Pacific some 5,000 miles from the nearest continental body of land is probably not the smartest move. Luckily, rock and roll ain’t about smart moves. The serendipitous happenings that lead the Highways to the islands have become their bond, and instead of treating their separation from the industry as a disability, the band uses the isolation to take a more clear-headed approach to creating. Read more…

LIKE FOREVER

LUCKY OLELO
As tattoo artist Lucky Olelo unlocks the door to his newly acquired studio space in Downtown, Honolulu, he warns me that, “It still needs a lot of work. The space isn’t ready for the public.” And with a humble smile, he leads me from a dimly lit second floor hallway into a glowing 1800 square foot open space with new flooring and painted brick walls lined with large character building windows. Lucky is not in a rush to officially open the spot for business. He’s the type that will wait ‘til it’s ready– no sooner…no later. Read more…