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A-frames
A-frames
The architectural icon of Polynesian Pop. A mix of the traditional meeting houses of the South Pacific, and the traditional meeting houses of Southern California (roadside diners).
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Clippings from newspapers, travel guides, and even old phone directories, these old ads sing the praises of tropical escapes.
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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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Lighting
Lighting
That unique tiki bar mood can only be achieved with a lot of dim, exotic light fixtures—windows, televisions and neon are traitors against the cause!
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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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Mugs
Mugs
The tops in Polynesian Pop collecting. If you like looking at these drink vessels, don’t miss Critiki’s sister site, Ooga-Mooga.
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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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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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Tapa
Tapa
Traditional cloth made by pounding bark into thin sheets, which are then painted with repeating patterns using brown dye.
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Trader Vic's, Tokyo
updated 1/25/15
The Beachcomber, London
updated 1/25/15
The Enchanted Tiki Room, Orlando
updated 1/25/15
Beachbum Berry's Latitude 29, New Orleans
added 1/25/15
Tiki Tolteca, New Orleans
added 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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NYC Tiki on
King Yum, Flushing
1/25/15 6:23PM
Rumguy on
VenTiki, Ventura
1/25/15 11:00AM
Rumguy on
Mai-Kai, Fort Lauderdale
1/24/15 7:46PM
JadeParis on
Purple Orchid Exotic Tiki Lounge, El Segundo
1/24/15 3:57PM
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Tiki's Grill & Bar, Honolulu
1/22/15 10:09PM
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