25 Artistic Hawaiian Tribal Tattoos

Tattoos are a gift of the tribal culture to the world and growing awareness has revived the interest of the people in the tribal art work. The Hawaiian tribal tattoos are a great art work and have become quite popular in the present times. The tattoos are made with great precision and it requires skill to carve the original designs on the people’s body. Not only this, the wearer also has to show patience and forbearance while getting the tattoo done because it causes pain and temporary discomfort for him.

The Hawaiian tribal tattoos are a blend of tradition and modernity as, these days, people add some of their own creativity in them but there are some who go for the original work. The tattoos symbolize the tribal gods and goddesses as well as other animals which are considered to be auspicious in the Hawaiian tribal culture. Below is a list of 25 Hawaiian tribal tattoos designs that will tell you more about the symbolic meaning of the patterns and designs. Take a look and get transported to the world of Hawaiian tribes for a short while. So, here we go on the trip.

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Hawaiian Wheel

The round arm piece with broken, black and shapely patches makes for a cool art work.

Hawaiian Wheel

Hawaiian Wheel

Hawaiian Chest Tattoo

Spears and shark teeth in fish-hook pattern etched on the chest and running up to arm.

Hawaiian Chest Tattoo

Hawaiian Chest Tattoo

Hawaiian Kapa Pattern

This arm tattoo bears the image of King Kamehameha with a tribal pattern that looks cool.

Hawaiian Kapa Pattern

Hawaiian Kapa Pattern

Tribal Goddess

Black and white tribal tattoo showing the face of a female deity with intricate embroidery work.

Tribal Goddess

Tribal Goddess

Amazing Tribal Back

This piece has a bold and badass look that has been created with neat details.

Amazing Tribal Back

Amazing Tribal Back

Tribal Half Sleeve

The name of the wearer running down the middle of the tribal design represents modernity and tradition.

Tribal Half Sleeve

Tribal Half Sleeve

Hawaiian Lizard

The lizard is considered to be a symbol of good luck in the Hawaiian tribal culture.

Hawaiian Lizard

Hawaiian Lizard

My First Ink

This upper back tattoo with angular edges and geometrical pattern resembles a shield.

My First Ink

My First Ink

Fancy Look

Another arm tattoo with sun pattern and lettering that has a designer look.

Fancy Look

Fancy Look

Helmet Tattoo

A head-gear with feathers on top surrounded by tribal design pattern finds a place on the arm.

Helmet Arm Tattoo

Helmet Tattoo

Tribal Stingray

This tribal fish tattoo, inked on the back, has a glamorous look that is damn catchy.

Tribal Stingray

Tribal Stingray

Designer Triangle Tattoo

Etched on the arm, this tribal pattern has triangles spread throughout the design in neat fashion.

Designer Triangle Tattoo

Designer Triangle Tattoo

Colorful Hawaiian Tattoo

This red and black tattoo with round pattern and dots has a humanoid image in the center.

Colorful Hawaiian Tattoo

Colorful Hawaiian Tattoo

Forearm Tribal Tattoo

A fine and detailed tribal tattoo pattern with designs running in ascending order fashion looks attractive.

Forearm Tribal Tattoo

Forearm Tribal Tattoo

Fabulous Composition

Tribal arm piece with a paisley kind of design that looks more catchy when it sits on the muscular biceps.

Fabulous Composition

Fabulous Composition

Hawaiian Flowers

This tribal rib tattoo has charming flowers and vines which looks very pretty.

Hawaiian Flowers

Hawaiian Flowers

Sharp Tribal Tattoo

An actual tribal tattoo representing the shark teeth, carved on the calf, for an aggressive look.

Sharp Tribal Tattoo

Sharp Tribal Tattoo

Cancer Tattoo

The zodiac sign created with a tribal crab design looks neat and makes for a meaningful piece.

Cancer Tattoo

Cancer Tattoo

Tribal Head

Simply amazing look that would get the onlookers hooked to the head of the man.

Tribal Head

Tribal Head

Hawaiian Back Piece

Another tribal fish design on the back but this one has a little faded look.

Hawaiian Back Piece

Hawaiian Back Piece

Traditionally Unconventional

Tribal design on arm and upper back with separate patterns that has a queer look.

Traditionally Unconventional

Traditionally Unconventional

Tribal Chest

Twin pattern sets out of which one resembles a palm and another looks like tribal alphabets.

Tribal Chest

Tribal Chest

Cool Tattoo Ambassador

This man with Hawaiian tattoo design on his chest, face and arm is a treat to the eyes.

Cool Tattoo Ambassador

Cool Tattoo Ambassador

Hawaiian Theme Tattoo

Back tattoo covering a large part of the skin space has a tidy design pattern.

Hawaiian Theme Tattoo

Hawaiian Theme Tattoo

Pure Hawaiian

The man with a ponytail has worn an authentic Hawaiian tribal design on his back.

Pure Hawaiian

Pure Hawaiian

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  • http://www.stuffblogged.wordpress.com Ben Stuart

    I like the patterns of these tattoos, nice .

  • ShabShab

    Smooth and quality! (I know that man at the bottom!! Wayne ;) )

  • Jai

    Cool tattoo designs here. I love it so much. My personal favorite is the Cancer Tattoo design. My sign. Great!

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