p.f. kwiatkowski

1947 – 2021


Mutual Publishing has lost one of its friends, P.F.”Ski” Kwiatkowski, author of “The Hawaiian Tattoo” published in 2012.

Ski’s interests had always centered around the Hawaiian culture and was the driving force behind countless hours of research on subjects as diverse as Hawaiian flora and fauna, language, history, petroglyphs and, of course, Hawaiian and Polynesian tattooing. He was a resource for sharing his knowledge with various communities and the Hawaii Department of Education through presentations, classes, and documentaries.

We extend our sympathies to his wife Darlene and family, including the many animals he cared for at their Kohala home on the Big Island.