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10/3/12 Lani Kai, New York
Updated: Closed at the end of September 2012.
10/2/12 Tiki Gardens, Indian Rocks Beach
Updated: Added vintage photos of Kytka's family visiting in the early '80s
10/2/12 Foundation, Milwaukee
Updated: Added a photo from Don Nelson
10/2/12 Tiki Tiki, Edmonton
Updated: Added a drink menu from the collection of Captainwhoopass
10/2/12 Hula's Modern Tiki, Phoenix
Updated: Added a photo from ridric
10/1/12 The Tahitian, Studio City
Updated: Added a mega postcard with many stunning views of the restaurant, from the collection of Dustycajun
10/1/12 Lanai, New York
Updated: Added a full-color drink menu from the collection of Dustycajun
10/1/12 Ports of Call, Toronto
Updated: Added a drink menu from the collection of Dustycajun
10/1/12 Hong Kong Inn, Ventura
Updated: Added a photo of the sign from Dodger
10/1/12 Don the Beachcomber, Chicago
Updated: Added a large postcard from the collection of Dustycajun
10/1/12 Kona Kai Bamboo Grill, Philadelphia
Updated: Added an advertisement, and photos of Polynesian dance performances, from the collection of dancer Tiare
9/28/12 Kona Kai, Philadelphia
Updated: Added early-'80s photos of Polynesian dancers, from Tiare4u
8/31/12 Christian's Hut, Newport Beach
Updated: Added a menu mailer from the collection of Dustycajun
8/31/12 Bali Hai Restaurant, San Diego
Updated: Added an Oct. 1960 photo of the old A-frame entrance, from the collection of Dustycajun
8/31/12 Outrigger Restaurant, Prince George
Updated: Added a matchbook from the collection of Dustycajun
8/31/12 The Outrigger, Long Beach
Updated: Added a napkin from the collection of Dustycajun
8/31/12 Hawaiian Gardens Resort, Holly
Updated: Added two postcards from the collection of Dustycajun
8/31/12 Hawaiian Luau, New Orleans
Updated: Added a vintage ad from the collection of Dustycajun
8/31/12 Outrigger Bar and Lounge, New Orleans
Updated: Added a couple of vintage ephemera items from the collection of Dustycajun
8/31/12 Mauna Loa, Mexico City
Updated: Added a postcard showing the exterior, from the collection of Dustycajun
8/29/12 Hale Pele, Portland
Added: New tiki bar opening tonight, in the old Thatch space in NE Portland
8/24/12 Kon-Tiki, Cleveland
Updated: Added a drink menu from the collection of Dustycajun
8/24/12 Don the Beachcomber, Hollywood
Updated: Added a mid-'50s postcard from the collection of Ario Arope
8/24/12 Tiburon Tommie's, Tiburon
Updated: Added a fantastic mid-'50s photo, taken by the grandparents of Nikki Brickman
8/24/12 The British Museum, London
Updated: Added a photo of the museum's genuine moai, from Wiki Tiki
8/24/12 Le Tiki Lounge, Paris
Updated: Added photos from aloha.taboo
8/24/12 Trader Vic's, Palo Alto
Updated: Closed in August 2012.
7/10/12 Balhi Ha'i, San Francisco
Added: Humuhumu's home tiki bar
7/10/12 Fry's Electronics, Manhattan Beach
Updated: Added photos from kenbo-jitsu
7/10/12 Back Home in Lahaina, Manhattan Beach
Updated: Added photos from kenbo-jitsu
7/10/12 Mai Tai Restaurant, Indianapolis
Updated: Added a souvenir glass from the collection of creepy tiki
7/10/12 Christian's Hut, Newport Beach
Updated: Added an advertisement from the collection of WhorehayRFB
7/10/12 Mai Tiki Bar, Indianapolis
Updated: Added a photo from tikikitchen
6/21/12 Tony's on the Pier, Redondo Beach
Updated: Added photos from Bora Boris
6/20/12 Mai Tiki Bar, Indianapolis
Updated: Added photos from creepy tiki
6/20/12 Revolucion, Indianapolis
Updated: Added a photo from creepy tiki
6/20/12 Tangaroa Terrace, Anaheim
Updated: Added a photo of a large unfinished tiki by LeRoy Schmaltz, when it was still at Oceanic Arts, from zinctiki
6/20/12 Oceanic Arts, Whittier
Updated: Added a photo from zinctiki
6/20/12 Bali Hai Restaurant, San Diego
Updated: Added a photo of Mr. Bali Hai, from zinctiki
6/20/12 Don the Beachcomber, Huntington Beach
Updated: Added photos from zinctiki
6/14/12 Brass Monkey Tiki Bar, Copenhagen
Updated: Added a photo from kellyg73
6/12/12 The Breakers, Crystal Lake
Updated: Added 21 photos from Ragbag Comics
6/12/12 Mai Tiki Bar, Indianapolis
Updated: Added photos from creepy tiki
6/8/12 Hong Kong Inn, Ventura
Added: Chinese restaurant with a Polynesian revue, north of Los Angeles
6/8/12 Tiki Bar, Moscow
Updated: Added photos from Tiki-Bar
6/8/12 Alphie's, Goleta
Added: Polynesian-tinged breakfast greasy spoon near Santa Barbara
6/8/12 Adrift, Denver
Added: Denver finally gets some quality tiki!
6/8/12 City Beverage, Durham
Added: Kitsch fantasia with a bit o' tiki, a few miles from Research Triangle Park
6/7/12 South Pacific Polynesian Restaurant, Hallandale
Added: A long gone, grand tiki palace near Fort Lauderdale
6/7/12 Mai Tiki Bar, Indianapolis
Added: Home tiki bar of Bob Cripe
Lani Kai, New York
updated 10/3/12
Tiki Gardens, Indian Rocks Beach
updated 10/2/12
Foundation, Milwaukee
updated 10/2/12
Tiki Tiki, Edmonton
updated 10/2/12
Hula's Modern Tiki, Phoenix
updated 10/2/12
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Mai-Kai, Fort Lauderdale
Oceanic Arts, Whittier
The Enchanted Tiki Room, Anaheim
Smuggler's Cove, San Francisco
Tiki-Ti, Los Angeles
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The Islands Restaurant, San Diego
4/18/14 8:20PM
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The Rendez'vous, Kenosha
3/17/14 4:26PM
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Tiki Lounge, Pittsburgh
3/16/14 8:36PM
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Charleston Antique Mall, Las Vegas
3/10/14 9:44PM
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Headhunters, Austin
1/26/14 8:26PM
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