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Designer’s hit ‘Hell No Kitty’ holds big business potential

  • ERIKA ENGLE / ERIKA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Larry Rutkowski brought his “Hell No Kitty”?designs to last weekend’s Kawaii Kon at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. He continues to sell at craft fairs while also considering retail and licensing requests.
  • ERIKA ENGLE / ERIKA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    The Cop Shoppe founder Larry Rutkowski, with one of his FBI (From Big Island) T-shirts, at the Kawaii Kon anime convention April 4 through 6 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Rutkowski will have his wearable fun for sale at an event at Pearlridge Uptown April 18 and 19.

  • ERIKA ENGLE / ERIKA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Larry Rutkowski's "Hell No Kitties" decals, T-shirts and other The Cop Shoppe designs will be available April 18 and 19 at Pearlridge Uptown, as well as other venues around Hawaii in the coming months. As seen at the recent Kawaii Kon anime convention last weekend at the Hawaii Convention Center, Rutkowski has been peddling his wares at craft fairs around the islands and in Las Vegas for several years. He is ramping up and plans to be available in retail stores in the coming months.
  • ERIKA ENGLE / ERIKA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    The TSA "Tired Standing Around" T-shirt design by The Cop Shoppe founder Larry Rutkowski. His FBI (From Big Island) and C.S.I. (Can't Stand Idiots) T-shirts and other items were being sold at the Kawaii Kon anime convention April 4 through 6 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Rutkowski will have his wearable fun and sticker designs for sale at an event at Pearlridge Uptown April 18 and 19.
  • ERIKA ENGLE / ERIKA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    The Cop Shoppe founder Larry Rutkowski models the C.S.I. "Can't Stand Idiots" tank top design, also available on T-shirts, at the Kawaii Kon anime convention April 4 through 6 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Rutkowski will have his wearable fun for sale at an event at Pearlridge Uptown April 18 and 19.

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