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Matchbooks
Matchbooks
Flames aren't just for volcano bowls and fire dancers: matchbooks and matchboxes were once everywhere.
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Murals
Murals
Large painted scenes of life in the tropics—with sandy beaches, palm trees, dancing and fishing—enhance the island illusion.
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Outriggers
Outriggers
Canoes with stabilizing outriggers allowed Polynesians to explore the massive Pacific, and are a common motif in Polynesian Pop.
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Postcards
Postcards
These Technicolor missives to home are the best source we have for learning what the insides and outsides of long-gone tiki hotspots looked like.
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Renderings
Renderings
Idealized versions of an already idealized version of the South Pacific: these artists’ conceptions of restaurants, hotels and attractions exemplify Polynesian Pop.
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Adrift, Denver
updated 1/26/15
Tiki Tiki Shinjuku, Tokyo
updated 1/26/15
The Tiki Hideaway, Charlotte
added 1/25/15
Trader Vic's, Tokyo
updated 1/25/15
The Beachcomber, London
updated 1/25/15
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Mai-Kai, Fort Lauderdale
Oceanic Arts, Whittier
The Enchanted Tiki Room, Anaheim
Hale Pele, Portland
Smuggler's Cove, San Francisco
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Lava Lounge, Seattle
1/26/15 11:17AM
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King Yum, Flushing
1/25/15 6:23PM
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VenTiki, Ventura
1/25/15 11:00AM
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Mai-Kai, Fort Lauderdale
1/24/15 7:46PM
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Purple Orchid Exotic Tiki Lounge, El Segundo
1/24/15 3:57PM
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