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What's the name of your home tiki bar or tiki space?
Hiphipahula
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Joined: May 27, 2006
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From: The Valley! Female, leo,fav color pink.
Posted: 2008-03-18 7:40 pm   Permalink

Thanks 8ft for changing the thread name it will be easier to find. I love all the great names people have come up with:)

see ya at "The Kapu Cave"



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ZuluMagoo
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Joined: Jun 26, 2002
Posts: 469
From: Denver, CO
Posted: 2008-03-18 7:44 pm   Permalink

My basement is modeled after a salvaged shipwreck. It is called 'The Kona Luanii'




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tikiyaki
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Joined: May 18, 2004
Posts: 2708
From: The Exotic Port of REDONDO BEACH, CA
Posted: 2008-03-19 07:44 am   Permalink

Wow, it's finally done...I remember when you started the thread for it's construction. Congratulations, it looks great !
Nice use of the great, but lesser known Alex Keack for the soundtrack in the video.


 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11169
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2008-03-19 07:56 am   Permalink

Nicely done, Mike, gotta drop in sometime.

 
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cheekytiki
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Joined: Mar 09, 2004
Posts: 1091
From: The Haole Hut, London, UK
Posted: 2008-03-19 08:14 am   Permalink

Our place is "The Haole Hut", named by Tikiwahine

 
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Bargoyle
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Joined: Mar 18, 2004
Posts: 1025
From: Tolland, CT
Posted: 2008-03-19 09:17 am   Permalink

My tiki space:






 
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Lake Surfer
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Joined: Oct 21, 2002
Posts: 3382
From: Milwaukee, WI
Posted: 2008-03-19 10:36 am   Permalink

Hale Nalu.

It is a mix of late 50's, early 60's surf culture, traditional South Pacific and hints of Polynesian Pop.








 
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Pepe le Tiki
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Joined: May 09, 2005
Posts: 325
From: Vancouver, BC
Posted: 2008-03-19 1:14 pm   Permalink

Our new bar is called the King Kamehameha Lounge. Gotta post some pics too!


 
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TikiHula
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Joined: Apr 09, 2002
Posts: 689
From: SacTown
Posted: 2008-03-19 3:18 pm   Permalink

Holy Crap you guys have some sweet setups! Lake Surfer, I especially like your lighting and wall covering.
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arriano
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Joined: Jun 13, 2006
Posts: 1288
From: Dog Patch - San Diego
Posted: 2008-03-19 3:24 pm   Permalink

Currently under construction, our tiki bar lounge's name (at least for now) is Bambooze Lounge -- stealing the name from a Thor mug.








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hala bullhiki
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Joined: Nov 26, 2002
Posts: 570
From: champaign,illinois
Posted: 2008-03-19 4:08 pm   Permalink

lake and zulu your rooms are amazing!

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Brandomoai
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Joined: Mar 05, 2008
Posts: 323
From: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Posted: 2008-03-19 7:23 pm   Permalink

There are some really incredible rooms posted here. I'm don't have a basement yet, so I've set up a corner in the little upstairs loft of our condo that acts as our den. I haven't been working on it very long, but the lack of space limits what I can do (or what my wife will allow me to do). Hey, we all have to start somewhere, right? Here is... (after extensive research) Lani Huina, which apparently means "Heavenly Corner".

By the way, all the booze is tucked away in the bar (actually a bookshelf upholstered with beach mats and bamboo strips). It's a work in progress, like most of our home Tiki bars.

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CheekyGirl
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Joined: May 21, 2003
Posts: 979
From: Like Oh My Gawd..San Fernando Valley
Posted: 2008-03-21 4:45 pm   Permalink

Okay, still gathering "stuff" and material as the the bar is "in the works", so no pictures yet, but finally settled on the "Lilo Lounge" (Lilo meaning "Lost")

 
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Sabina
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Joined: Apr 08, 2002
Posts: 372
From: The Lounge of the Seven Pleasures!
Posted: 2008-03-27 6:16 pm   Permalink

Well, all the way back on page one of this thread, OakTiki and my space, the "Lounge of the Seven Pleasures" was mentioned, but I guess I never got around to posting the explanation in this thread or any pictures.

The short version is that the Original "Lounge of the Seven Pleasures" was one of several rooms in New York's "Hawaii Kai". Here's a wonderful four frame postcard I stumbled into-



and specifically this frame (close up)-



The postcard describes the frame as the "Lounge of the Seven Pleasures, Featuring Authentic Native Entertainment".

Even though neither OakTiki nor I ever made it to the Hawaii Kai, we named our little space such to honour the memories of Tiki Treasures now gone, as a way of keeping those torches lit (which is why among other things our bar features a 'shelf of honour' filled with mugs from Kahiki- 'my' Tiki experience that led me here, and a small 'altar' of sorts with artifacts to the memory of the Kahiki.)

These days, our home space has sort of expanded to take over yet still more of the basement, so recently we've come to refer to it as 'The Lounge of the Seven Pleasures and Kapu Gardens' as there's now sort of an indoor 'garden' area under development as an entryway and transitional space to the Lounge proper. In winter, the shadowy gardens filled with plenty of fake flowers are a wonderful antidote to external gray gloom.

Unfortunately, I don't have many recent pictures of the Lot7P, but these capture the mood of it;

The entrance the Lounge from the Kapu Gardens-


An ancient picture of OakTiki behind an early version of the bar from the first ever "Night of the Seven Pleasures". (The bar itself, the Rum collection and the mixology have all improved greatly since then!)


Your Mai Tai awaits!



The Lounge has a permanent gallery on my sevenpleasures.org site-
http://www.sevenpleasures.org/gallery/MD-LOTSP and a folder of pictures from the lounge here- http://www.sevenpleasures.org/gallery/Pictures-of-the-Lounge-itself where from time to time I've posted pictures of recent developments. Clearly, I'm WAY overdue for an update.

The bar itself is vintage, 'imported' from EXOTIC New Jersey. There are also a wonderful old Hey-Wake sofa and loveseat with end tables that round out the seating area. The Lounge is part of a walk out basement with a small kitchen area and full bath nearby. All of which makes indoor Lounge /outdoor Tiki torch lit gatherings possible during the warmer months.

It still needs a ton of work, but it's our little piece of bamboo basement paradise.




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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2008-03-27 6:41 pm   Permalink

Sabina, you have always been a great contributor to this website. Nice to see you posting again, your bar and the name fit just perfectly.

 
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