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Brochures
Brochures
Selling a dream evening, a dream vacation, or even a dream lifestyle—all are full of rich visuals designed to suck you in.
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Drinks
Drinks
Tiki’s most practical contribution to society: the perfection of the tropical drink. Enjoy photos, illustrations and menu descriptions, with no hangover.
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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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Menus
Menus
“Polynesian cuisine”—in truth, typically just Chinese food or ribs—was sold by elaborate menu presentations. Come for the covers, stay for the descriptions and prices!
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Moai
Moai
The curious “big stone heads” from Rapa Nui (Easter Island) have appeal both for their pleasing graphic simplicity, and their mysterious origins.
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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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The Islands, Phoenix
updated 9/4/15
Trader Sam's Grog Grotto, Orlando
added 9/3/15
The Pacific, Glasgow
added 9/3/15
Hale Pele, Portland
updated 9/2/15
Hula Hut, Austin
updated 8/26/15
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Mai-Kai, Fort Lauderdale
Oceanic Arts, Whittier
The Enchanted Tiki Room, Anaheim
Smuggler's Cove, San Francisco
Hale Pele, Portland
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Veritiki on
The Islands, Phoenix
9/3/15 2:06PM
enchantedtikilounge on
Lei Low, Houston
9/3/15 11:46AM
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Lava Lounge, Madison
9/2/15 5:14PM
Otto von Abbattoir on
Don the Beachcomber, Huntington Beach
9/2/15 12:01AM
Noland Nocount on
Tiki Cocktail Lounge, Modesto
8/25/15 6:11PM
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