Jason Momoa He has revealed his latest tattoo, and the connection it shares with Hawaii where he was born.
On Instagram On Wednesday, 43-year old actor posted a video in which he boarded a Hawaiian Airlines flight for New Zealand. He also expressed his gratitude for his family’s support.
“Proud to be Hawaiian…Hawaiian, I love you for this,” he added, referring to his trip. “I got something special for you.”
The Aquaman The star removed his head hat and displayed his newly shaved scalp. He was shown the ink which has a triangular design that extends from his neck down to his skull.
Momoa thanked Keone NUNES, the traditional Hawaiian tattoo artist.
“It was a true honour 20 years in the making,” he wrote about the ink.
In Polynesian culture, the placement of a tattoo can have significant meaning, as a tattoo on the head can relate to one’s “spirituality” and “knowledge” of their heritage, according to Diplomat.
Momoa, who was raised in Honolulu and is the subject of an Instagram video, mentions that he will be launching his Apple TV+ series. Chief of war.
Limited series starring the stars and written by the executive producer. Dune star, “follows the epic and unprecedented telling of the unification and colonisation of Hawaii from an indigenous point of view”, according to Deadline.
On Instagram Leica Camera, an American-based camera manufacturer, shared photos from Thursday’s event. Aquaman star’s tattoo, which were captured for the brand’s fourth annual photo essay contest, the Leica Women Foto Project.
The caption below explains that Momoa was photographed getting a tattoo by Mainei Kinimaka (Hawaiian actor). You SeeMomoa plays the lead role in this film.
The images show an actor lying on his back while inking the design. However, other photographs depict him holding a red cloth over his abdomen to display the finished result.
Momoa then shared the post with others. his own Instagram, where he said the photos reflected a “powerful moment in [his] life” that he got to share with his loved ones.
The actor’s tattoo artist also posted a picture of Momoa on Instagram In the caption, I reflected on their friendship over many years.
“I have known Jason’s father Joe since high school and started talking to Jason over 20 years ago [and] doing work on him,” he wrote.
This isn’t the first time that Momoa has opened up about the importance of his culture. In an interview with CNN in 2019, he said that he tries to take visits to Hawaii as often as he can because it benefits his “soul”.
“For my soul I need to be there,” he said at the time. “If I’m not working, I’m trying to get over there.”