Saturday, June 30, 2012

Wallis Island (Uvea)

Te motu ne'e au tupu ai.. The island where I was born and raised..

Friday, June 29, 2012

Wallis Island, Logolua - early 70's

Our aunt Tahialikiitonafenua, in her arms our brother Palelei - Our mother Tagimaitoga - Our grandma Tahialikiitonafenua with our sister Tahialiki - Our grandpa Alexis BERNAST.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Engraved gas tank.

I have great admiration for this kind of work, I would like to be able to do same...

Monday, June 25, 2012

Papeete, Tahiti Island, October 2008

12 years old
No comments...
Papeete, Tahiti Island, 1950

The "front de mer"
Tahialikiitonafenua and Alexis BERNAST (with colonial hat), in his arms (maybe) Jean-Marie LUTUI
Desert Hot Springs, June 2011

 Hot !
 Tagimaitoga, Tuitokelau & Manave
 Tagimaitoga, Tuitokelau & Heitiare
Wind turbines everywhere...
Los Alamitos, June 2011

Tagimaitoga in front of Don's Turf Motel
Las Vegas, June 2009

Hirohiti, Lou BRISTOW, Heitiare and Tuitokelau somewhere at Fremont.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Wallis Island, 90's

"Te Tuitui".. Hear the roots of Polynesian songs.. No drums, no "ukalele", acapella only.

Note : The "Tuitui" is the Aleurites moluccana, the Candlenut, is a flowering tree in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, also known as Candleberry, Indian walnut, Kemiri, Varnish tree, Nuez de la India, Buah keras or Kukui nut tree. More info :
Long Beach, June 2009

A real nice Knuckle chopper made by Jesse James..
Wallis Island, Logolua, 1970

Tagimaitoga, Tokelautakaaliki and Tahialiki with her 7 years birthday cake.
Wallis Island, late 60's

My sister and brother, Tahialiki & Palelei
Wallis Island, early 60's

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Tahiti Island - June 17, 2012

I mounted a 18" narrow ape hanger (stainless steel) on my 1990 FXSTC - Manufacturer : BURLEIGH BARS (
 I made a complete new wiring harness to have a clean look between the original two pieces gas tank. I removed the dash panel..
I found the Corbin gunfighter seat at the Long Beach swap meet last month for 20 bucks.. My Supertrapp exhaust pipes have 13 years old and also came from Australia..

Friday, June 8, 2012

Wallis Island, early 40's

Left to right : Mr (Dr) and Ms Vrignaud with their son, my grandpa Alexis with my mother Tagimaitoga
On Motu Ulu'i'utu (a little island on north reef, owned by my family)
Anaheim, 2009

Tagimaitoga in Down Town Disney

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Tahiti, April 2007

Tagimaitoga and Tuitokelau before to eat blueberries