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HopeChest
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From: East Bay, CA
Posted: 2017-05-02 4:09 pm   Permalink

That's really nice! What is the size?

 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-05-02 5:29 pm   Permalink



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uncle trav
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From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2017-05-03 03:15 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2017-05-02 14:44, Iakona wrote:
Not exactly a find, since it's my grandpa's, but I thought I would like to share.




NICE! Always love the PBY Catalina
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Iakona
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From: Virginia
Posted: 2017-05-05 3:06 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2017-05-02 16:09, HopeChest wrote:
That's really nice! What is the size?



Thanks. With the frame it's 34 1/2 inches wide and 27 inches long.


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2017-05-10 12:48 am   Permalink

Hasty Honarkar, owner of the Royal Hawaiian in Laguna Beach gifted my wife and I this mug. Mahalo Hasty!




Got this MunkTiki Puffer at a Goodwill over the weekend.






 
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Cavemoai
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Joined: Dec 29, 2012
Posts: 102
From: Reno
Posted: 2017-05-16 11:03 am   Permalink

I added this to The Islander thread, but I'm putting it in Tiki Finds to show that there is still incredible finds out there. I paid $65.80 for a Vicious Virgin Bowl at an antique shop in Reno on Sunday. It said, "nudie dish" on the tag.



 
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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2017-05-16 1:21 pm   Permalink



 
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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
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Posted: 2017-05-16 6:24 pm   Permalink


Cavemoai that is such a wonderful find. Congratulations. Wendy


 
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Hamo
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Joined: Aug 22, 2016
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From: Colorado (via Iowa)
Posted: 2017-05-17 8:35 pm   Permalink

Finally got myself a proper Mai Tai glass via eBay, which also happens to bring together some of my favorite things: tiki, Don Ho, and Cinerama.





 
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AceExplorer
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Joined: Apr 03, 2008
Posts: 2199
From: Deep in the Jacksonville Florida jungle.
Posted: 2017-05-21 06:45 am   Permalink

Yesterday I visited the Margaret Mead Hall of Pacific Peoples in the American Museum of Natural History in New York. She curated and set up the displays, and it was filled with truly amazing exhibits. Without going into details which you can look up elsewhere on the web and on the museum's web site, let's just say it was an amazing display. I can't even compare it to the Bishop Museum's collection - the two are entirely different in a number of ways.

One surprise immediate reaction I had in the gallery --- it is suprising how different the authentic artifacts are from Polynesian pop. And the craftsmanship was amazing.

I took some photos of some fun "tiki finds" at the museum shops. It seems like everyone who visits the exhibit gets their picture taken with the big moai in the room, and it's therefore become quite well known. It seems that's why the gift shop has moai souvenirs.

Moai fridge magnet.


Laser moai acrylic paperweight.


Mini moais.


And next to the mini moais I found chocoloate moais.


Huggable plush moais.


Moai pins.


Moai keyrings.


Me with the famous moai in the exhibit.


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AceExplorer
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Posted: 2017-05-21 06:56 am   Permalink

Update on the museum shop moais --

You can shop for SOME of this stuff online at
https://shop.amnh.org/

or try this search string: https://shop.amnh.org/catalogsearch/result/?q=moai

For the other items I saw, you'll have to send email and ask: onlinestore@amnh.org


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ukutiki
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Joined: Feb 25, 2009
Posts: 272
From: Michigan
Posted: 2017-05-21 7:23 pm   Permalink

Not a bad weekend:

A Hard Rock Cafe Key West Surfer Mug and two Brazilian Caipirinha Mugs with recipe.



A Trader Vic's Magnum Pitcher and 4 Half Shot glasses used for TV's Gun Club Punch.


Three Tiki Farm Coasters.





 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 7311
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2017-05-21 8:42 pm   Permalink

Nice guys




Treasure Craft Ports O'Call




Not sure what year this is
But I liked it




This mug says
Moki God of Happiness

The back says
Teriyaki Tiki 1971
















Allan Davey piece
























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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2017-05-21 11:42 pm   Permalink

Nice finds Jon. Moki doe’s not look all dat happy. :> )

 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2017-05-22 7:21 pm   Permalink

David- funny

I don't usually get plastic
But
Had to get these






















Slot machine glass
Don Ho's Kahuna Kash






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