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8FT Tiki
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From: Kansas City, MO
Posted: 2012-02-12 09:33 am   Permalink

OR, "Walk like an Egyptian.."

 
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A Frame
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From: Mr. C's on the Coast Highway
Posted: 2012-02-12 9:49 pm   Permalink

"He gave his life for tourism..."

 
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Bongo Bungalow
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From: Indiana
Posted: 2012-02-13 06:10 am   Permalink

Found my first pair of these Kon-Tiki, Otagiri S&P shakers. I think the mug is a home craft. It is similar in style to the white S&P's I found quite awhile back.





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Pittsburgh pauly
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Posted: 2012-02-13 08:28 am   Permalink

Coupla recent finds

oh, yeah and this:

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Mr. NoNaMe
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Posted: 2012-02-15 8:09 pm   Permalink

Great find Pauly!



I recently found a Terra Ceramics petroglyph mug for the (Kailua?) Kona Hilton. It's a variant of the color scheme I've seen.


Does the scratched out word look like KAILUA?


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Bongo Bungalow
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From: Indiana
Posted: 2012-02-16 11:09 am   Permalink

Found this tourist "fertility" piece. (That means there's some anatomically correctness going on.) Anyway, it's carved wood, is about 12 inches tall, has a little tiki guy on top and should make for a good spikey thingy to hold notes on my desk. I'm wondering where this little hut came from.





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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2012-02-16 11:19 pm   Permalink

Nuttin' "fertility" related here, Bongo - you just got a dirty mind !

I would love to have this in my model A-frame/hut collection, it's a souvenir from New Caledonia, depicting a chief's hut:



Two types of carvings from these structures made it into Polynesian pop: The roof finial...



...made it into the famous Montreal Kon Tiki rendering:



(...but not onto the actual building):



And the door guardians....



Were used in many Trader Vic's restaurants:





Find the roof finial in this line up! :


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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From: Indiana
Posted: 2012-02-17 01:43 am   Permalink

Well, whatdaya know? Thanks Bigbro!



 
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Flamingo a Go- Go
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Posted: 2012-02-17 5:01 pm   Permalink

h2mTLT20

Hey Guys,
This is my first post and not sure if I'm doing it right? I was just trying to find out some info on a carved bamboo tiki mug that I have my heart set on...hopefully the pic works!


 
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hala_kahiki
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Joined: Nov 07, 2006
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From: Parkland, FL
Posted: 2012-02-17 11:11 pm   Permalink

I went to the Mai Kai tonight for my 25th birthday and bought this in the gift shop!! I'm in love with it...the woman in the shop told me it was Doug Horne, I couldn't find a name/signature/number on it anywhere, so I'm not really sure..either way it didn't matter, I had to have it!



 
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LOL Tiki
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Posted: 2012-02-18 12:54 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-02-17 23:11, hala_kahiki wrote:
I went to the Mai Kai tonight for my 25th birthday and bought this in the gift shop!! I'm in love with it...the woman in the shop told me it was Doug Horne, I couldn't find a name/signature/number on it anywhere, so I'm not really sure..either way it didn't matter, I had to have it!





The design is by Doug Horne. I believe the piece itself is manufactured by SmokinTikis. To the best of my knowledge it's not a limited edition item so it's unlikely to be numbered or signed.
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hala_kahiki
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Posted: 2012-02-18 1:34 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-02-18 12:54, LOL Tiki wrote:
The design is by Doug Horne. I believe the piece itself is manufactured by SmokinTikis. To the best of my knowledge it's not a limited edition item so it's unlikely to be numbered or signed.




thank you!

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pixie70x1
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Posted: 2012-02-19 12:18 am   Permalink

suppose to be fertility tiki my dad bought at seattle worlds fair in 1962. can anyone give me any information about it


 
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Chuck Tatum is Tiki
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Posted: 2012-02-19 02:50 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-02-18 13:34, hala_kahiki wrote:
Quote:

On 2012-02-18 12:54, LOL Tiki wrote:
The design is by Doug Horne. I believe the piece itself is manufactured by SmokinTikis. To the best of my knowledge it's not a limited edition item so it's unlikely to be numbered or signed.




thank you!

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You are 100% right, Doug designed it, Smokin Tikis made it, I got two myself.


 
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Dustycajun
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Posted: 2012-02-19 11:20 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-02-16 23:19, bigbrotiki wrote:
It's a souvenir from New Caledonia, depicting a chief's hut:

Two types of carvings from these structures made it into Polynesian pop: The roof finial...



Find the roof finial in this line up! :




Thanks for the info Bigbro. I always wondered where the figure from the Bali Hai menu came from



http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=13432&forum=2&hilite=bali hai

Obviously a New Caledonian hut roof finial.

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