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freddiefreelance
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
Posts: 3006
From: San Diego, Ca.
Posted: 2005-12-08 06:52 am   Permalink

Pappy, Pu-Pus are just nibbly dibblies, some places have the hibachi & some don't. What you have there looks like a lazy susan-based Pu-Pu tray, hibachiless-style.
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pappythesailor
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Joined: Jul 07, 2005
Posts: 1566
From: Mass.
Posted: 2005-12-08 09:48 am   Permalink

Thanks!

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chisel slinger
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Joined: Feb 23, 2004
Posts: 263
From: columbus,ohio
Posted: 2005-12-08 7:08 pm   Permalink

the pineapple is meant to have toothpicks placed in the holes, so your guests can pull them out and spear the horse au derves.

 
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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1799
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2005-12-08 10:00 pm   Permalink

Chisel Slinger, MAHALO!

I have a pineapple filled with holes, and I've been wondering what they were for. That's been driving me nuts for about a year, and at last the mystery is solved.


 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11584
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2005-12-09 2:36 pm   Permalink

ACTUALLY it is my belief that the pupus themselves, skewered onto the toothpicks, were then stuck into the holes to present the tidbits, to be picked off and put into the mouth. This came from skewering real pineapples first as part of Luau table presentations, of course.
I have a vintage monkeypod Tiki screwed on a leaf shaped platter with toothpick holes in his head, and between his teeth. He looks like an African nail fetish when when made up with pupus.


 
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Kono
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Joined: Oct 08, 2003
Posts: 1266
From: Orlando
Posted: 2005-12-11 3:08 pm   Permalink

A couple of things I found today:




A mug from the Hawaiian Inn.




A wooden bowl with tiki. It's a big bowl, about a foot by foot and a half. I'll probably sand it down and refinish it.


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Tiki Royale
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Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2005-12-12 10:19 pm   Permalink

A friend of mine was going through some old boxes containing papers, books and other assorted stuff from his grandfather who used to live in Hawaii. He sent me an amazing piece of tapa cloth thats about 5' square and and old menu from the Kau Kau Korner. In addition, there were these two tasty items...

A beautiful pin-up doll with her uke...


and this very interesting print of abstract tiki faces. It looks to be silkscreened...


Aloha,




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TikiJosh
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Joined: Feb 01, 2005
Posts: 735
Posted: 2005-12-13 10:28 pm   Permalink

I got a Molokai Mule mug the other day for $5. Not exactly a great steal, but I've seen other local dealers selling these for as much as $14. In fact, there's another local shop selling regular old Orchids mugs, nothing special for $20 apiece. Damn! I'd buy 'em too, if they weren't so much.
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tiki410
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Joined: Dec 31, 2002
Posts: 156
From: Tonga Isle
Posted: 2005-12-15 06:06 am   Permalink

As usual its weird when I collect. Last time I scored some Bob's in the wild then had our baby 2 days later. Anyway, I didn't think there would be much out there in NO as my regular haunts aren't around but I scored these in one day:



Two of the mugs are those Johnny Sens which made for some interesting reading for research purposes.

Then I scored on this ebay auction for six Bali Hai Bob's for $88 with shipping $100. These are in great condition except that one was broken and reglued. I've promised some of these to individuals here if I came across Bob's for cheap. I have a tendency to do that. Try to spread the tiki wealth. Anyway, when I got them in last night 2 didn't make the journey:



I still shouldn't complain some glue and they will be smiling again. It's kinda like how we are down here smiling but broken.













 
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Tikiwahine
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Joined: Apr 09, 2003
Posts: 3293
From: Victoria, BC
Posted: 2005-12-15 10:16 am   Permalink

410 those are wonderful finds! I hope everything is fixed up and back with a smile inside and out in no time!

Here's my smile for you, with a couple of recent e-bay finds(tree & fez), I hope it rubs off on a few folks today!
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tikifish
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 2720
From: Toronto,Canada
Posted: 2005-12-15 10:55 am   Permalink

That fez is HELLA cool!

 
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AlienTiki
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Joined: Jul 08, 2005
Posts: 424
From: MAUI No Ka'oi
Posted: 2005-12-16 8:47 pm   Permalink

I found these at salvation army.
A Trader dicks for
$1.00

and 75 cents for the original kona coffee mill plastic tiki.
And there is still a daga molokai mule mug there. I didn't grab.

picture provided by j$.


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dogbytes
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Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 2244
From: seattle, wa
Posted: 2005-12-17 1:13 pm   Permalink

haven't posted in a while.. seems i get my finds all at once!
a set of 3 plastic nesting bowls, Kon Tiki S&P, Treasurecraft Menehune, Hawaii Pennant


from an Estate Sale ~
giant velvet painting, 27 x 32

it's signed by "Walker" anyone have any info on the artist??

other things i got:
Fantastic Shriner Tiki Shirt, cotton barkcloth

WalMart-ish vest with 30+ shriner pins.. ten bucks!


shriner shirt
pocket detail



pins:




coco joes
the rest of the Shriner & assorted pins can be seen
Yahoo Photo Album ~ i'd be happy to trade pins or the coco joes for other stuff.. just let me know!



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Tiki Royale
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Joined: Dec 06, 2002
Posts: 891
From: The Aloha Room in Beautiful Belmont, CA!
Posted: 2005-12-17 2:53 pm   Permalink

Great finds Dogbytes, i especially like the first shirt.

Yesterday was a good day... Mele Kalikimaka.

Trader Vic's Hawaii "Peeping Tom" mug and a small Lattitude 20 barrel.
I've never seen the small barrels... anyone have any info?


And this sweet Hawaiian trophy... The plaque is missing so I don't know what its from. There was also something on the little flat part that is now missing. Might be a good spot for a CoCo Joe.


Aloha,


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Tikisgrl
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Joined: Aug 03, 2005
Posts: 870
From: Lowell, Mass
Posted: 2005-12-19 4:39 pm   Permalink

Had a good weekend... First Two are from Honolulu but not really!







Just a Sun God



Louie B



Coco Joe Moai excuse the lousy photo but he was really hard to photograph!!







 
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