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creativenative
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Joined: Feb 17, 2012
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From: Drifting on my outrigger canoe
Posted: 2018-08-23 8:47 pm   Permalink

My recent Tiki Oasis finds

Actually the center lighted one is from my son. He bought his first tiki, a devolved official NFL NY Giants football tiki. Hey it's a start. He has never shown interest before.


I proud of this carving, something I always wanted. Utilitarian tiki of an Ali'i (Royalty) serving bowl, not a deity tiki. Image or image style is from Hawai'i. Found it as the vendors were packing away. Unfortunately, the vendor did not know the carver nor the history of this particular item. Old or new it's a good representation and I love it.

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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2018-08-23 11:25 pm   Permalink

CN, Dat bowl is awesome! Did you get it at Oasis Too?
Congrats.


 
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TheBoozehounder
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Joined: Jul 13, 2018
Posts: 31
From: The Mainland
Posted: 2018-08-26 4:03 pm   Permalink

Found these various beer glasses recently... with a few others to match. And dug an old Koozie(far right) out of storage, that I picked up in Lanai, HI quite a few years ago.




 
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TheBoozehounder
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Joined: Jul 13, 2018
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From: The Mainland
Posted: 2018-08-26 4:50 pm   Permalink

Plus a few cookbooks that Iíve acquired within the last few weeks...



Mahalo for looking and for sharing. Happy hunting everyone. Iím open to trade the Trader Vicís book on the far right (no cover, kinda, it was cut and pasted on the inside). If anyone is interested.

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TheBoozehounder
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From: The Mainland
Posted: 2018-08-26 5:28 pm   Permalink

And a few run of the mill tiki mugs/Trader Dicks/Polynesian Pub/Germaineís Luau





 
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TheBigT
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Joined: Feb 27, 2006
Posts: 1687
From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2018-08-28 7:04 pm   Permalink

Last weekends finds, some Trader Vics mugs, castanets from Havana (1950!), tiki ashtray (looks like something by Treasure Craft but unmarked). I did not have a copy of Quiet Village, then I find three on the same day!!






This one was owned by someone who's brat was something of a budding artiste. And so far I can't decide whether it's a cool, historic piece of evidence of the oft-mentioned rebellion against the mid-century generation of "squares", or just annoying that a really awesome album cover was defaced...




 
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tikitube
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Joined: Apr 25, 2017
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From: Ozark Underwater Cliffs
Posted: 2018-08-30 08:26 am   Permalink



A couple local finds from the thrifts. I didn't have much hope for the record, it being show tunes, but side B is quite tasty.

When I paid for the mug, the woman at the counter said that she was from Hawaii and that the mug was a "mou-ree" mug. Is that the proper way to pronounce "Maori"?


 
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tikicoma
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From: wakinekona
Posted: 2018-08-30 12:58 pm   Permalink

tikitube, I used to work with a guy from New Zealand who is Maori. Somehow we got on the subject of how it's pronounced and he proceeded to say it 3 different ways that he said were used by different Maori families in different parts of the country. None of the three were quite how americans commonly say it.

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tikitube
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Posted: 2018-08-30 1:10 pm   Permalink

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tikitube, I used to work with a guy from New Zealand who is Maori. Somehow we got on the subject of how it's pronounced and he proceeded to say it 3 different ways that he said were used by different Maori families in different parts of the country. None of the three were quite how americans commonly say it.

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Thanks, good to know. For some reason, I always thought it was pronounced like "may-or-ee", but wasn't certain.


 
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Joshua Bell
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From: San Francisco
Posted: 2018-08-30 1:57 pm   Permalink

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This one was owned by someone who's brat was something of a budding artiste.



That's actually pretty awesome. You could do a Warhol-esque triptych with the other two. Or it could inspire the next art swap.


 
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TheBigT
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From: Fabulous Houston
Posted: 2018-08-31 1:55 pm   Permalink

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On 2018-08-30 13:57, Joshua Bell wrote:
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This one was owned by someone who's brat was something of a budding artiste.



That's actually pretty awesome. You could do a Warhol-esque triptych with the other two. Or it could inspire the next art swap.



JB, hmm you might just having something on that Art Swap idea!


 
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Tumatauenga
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Joined: Nov 11, 2012
Posts: 38
Posted: 2018-09-03 05:32 am   Permalink

This is my first tiki finds post as living in Kentucky you rarely find anything tiki in the wild except for the occasional Coco Joes or Frank Schirman piece at best. Needlessly to say, I was floored when I was able to land this Witco barstool tiki on FB this week. Adding to the wow factor, the seller said he purchased this 30 years ago when the Tiki Gardens was closing. After a generous coating of Howard's Feed-N-Wax he looks almost as good as new considering he had been kept outside. He's an indoor tiki now!



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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 8149
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2018-09-03 1:19 pm   Permalink

Great 1st find
I have 2, love em


 
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Hakalugi
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Posted: 2018-09-03 1:52 pm   Permalink

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When I paid for the mug, the woman at the counter said that she was from Hawaii and that the mug was a "mou-ree" mug. Is that the proper way to pronounce "Maori"?



That is the pronunciation I've always heard.


 
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hang10tiki
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Posted: 2018-09-03 5:01 pm   Permalink


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=B2YwfHazDSc


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