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KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Jack Omoto, shop owner and tattoo artist at The Ink Pit in Kalihi, tattoos Kimberleigh Villasenor using a tattoo gun covered in plastic. The cord is also covered, and the plastic will be changed between customers. Omoto also employs single-use needles, and fresh ink and new gloves for each client.
KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Tattoo artist Jack Omoto uses an autoclave to sterilize equipment at his shop, The Ink Pit, as he prepares his work station for a new customer.