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Bamboo Bev
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Joined: Apr 02, 2012
Posts: 34
From: Australia
Posted: 2012-09-30 6:34 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-09-30 16:02, Elgarbo wrote:
I don't stumble across much tiki stuff in my part of the world - more likely to come across genuine Maori carvings than vintage tiki chic - but somewhere along the way I came across this string of lights. Still waiting to find the perfect place for them.




Nice find


 
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Bora Boris
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Joined: Mar 25, 2005
Posts: 2571
From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2012-09-30 6:44 pm   Permalink

Nice find and cool picture!

 
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Elgarbo
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Joined: Sep 19, 2012
Posts: 56
From: Sydney, Australia
Posted: 2012-09-30 8:11 pm   Permalink

Thanks. When I got it, some of the bulbs weren't working... it wasno easy task finding replacements, that's for sure.
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hala_kahiki
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Joined: Nov 07, 2006
Posts: 116
From: Parkland, FL
Posted: 2012-10-01 6:52 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-09-30 05:09, Bongo Bungalow wrote:
Hala K, yeah... that's not unusual. Nice bowl!




Thanks! It's the first bowl I've found in the wild, pretty excited about it


 
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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2012-10-04 1:50 pm   Permalink

Picked up some pieces with roots in TIKI history ...
from a brief (but brilliant) stint at Okolemaluna in Kailua Kona, Hawaiii & formerly featured at The Hawaiian Hut in Waikiki, Hawaii.



"Murray"
& Maori




Earlier in their careers :









Photos referenced from the archives here on this site. Mahalo to the contributors for providing these as reference.


http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=19151&forum=2



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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2012-10-04 3:43 pm   Permalink

Also salvaged these Bosko masks from Okolemaluna, where they were installed on the front-side of the bar.





 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11127
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2012-10-04 10:12 pm   Permalink

SCORE on those Hawaiian Hut pieces! ...now YOU have to open a local watering hole with them

This weekend I will attend a re-dedication ceremony of the original Maori hut that inspired some of the pieces at the Hawaiian Hut:

http://www.nzembassy.com/germany/news/rauru-celebrates-its-centenary-in-hamburg

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nui 'umi 'umi
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1043
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2012-10-05 5:37 pm   Permalink

Found today at one location. All opinions are welcome.


PNG or African? 2' tall


PNG on left, LS,Rht.


Leroy Schmaltz piece , bought by my wife CeCe at Whittier Art Show-picked up today.

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PNG, 20"


stamped inside; International Hat Co WA. 1946. WA =Western Australia. Gonna hang this helmet somewhere in my tiki lounge.

Oop's, forgot this guy, approx, 20"

Cheers
P S Did some staring and comparing on google images. I'm convinced that the statue is PNG rather than African.




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boutiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jun 03, 2002
Posts: 485
From: The fly-over states
Posted: 2012-10-05 6:34 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-09-17 09:37, TIKI DAVID wrote:
here's one I haven't seen before. anyone else?...
New one to me.





Your copy of Tiki Quest must be serving as an oversize coaster. Check page 150.
-Duke




 
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boutiki
Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jun 03, 2002
Posts: 485
From: The fly-over states
Posted: 2012-10-05 6:35 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-09-17 09:37, TIKI DAVID wrote:
here's one I haven't seen before. anyone else?...
New one to me.





Your copy of Tiki Quest must be serving as an oversize coaster. Check page 150.
-Duke




 
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Trad'r Bill
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Joined: Oct 14, 2008
Posts: 484
From: Hercules, CA
Posted: 2012-10-05 7:12 pm   Permalink

Alii Tiki - congrats on the Hawaiian Hut -> Okolemaluna Tikis... those are beautiful. I think Gecko owns the other one, right?





 
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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2012-10-06 1:55 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-10-04 22:12, bigbrotiki wrote:
SCORE on those Hawaiian Hut pieces! ...now YOU have to open a local watering hole with them

This weekend I will attend a re-dedication ceremony of the original Maori hut that inspired some of the pieces at the Hawaiian Hut:

http://www.nzembassy.com/germany/news/rauru-celebrates-its-centenary-in-hamburg



Yes bigbro - I'm -- as they say -- "STOKED"
As for opening my own watering hole - I don't think I will be taking that on anytime soon, after having been in the restaurant business for over a dozen years myself, I can honestly say that the hours of work necessary do not allow for the quality of family time that I enjoy.

Enjoy the Rauru ceremony, that is a beautiful exhibit, that one day I hope to see in person.

If you get the chance to shoot some of the exhibit - Please do share.
Looking at the image in your link I see a resemblance in the resin Hawaiian Hut Maori piece to the lower left support, a stylized and simplified version of something like it, at the least




 
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2835
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2012-10-06 2:59 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2012-10-04 13:50, Alii Tiki wrote:





I have three of those panels from the Hut:









Thanks to Freddie!
Buzzy Out!
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1043
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2012-10-06 8:37 pm   Permalink

Hey Buzz That storyboard in your last pic is awesome! What are the dimensions? Provenance if known? Looks too good to be an airport souvenir. Just what's the story on this board?
Mahalo,
David up north


 
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Dagg
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Joined: Jun 26, 2012
Posts: 321
From: Van Isle BC CA
Posted: 2012-10-07 12:34 pm   Permalink

some of this weekends thrift store finds...

Beauce moai mug 1952


older looking outrigger (no markings)


stone marq appx 3" tall


cheap uke.. i like it..


cheap mugs


Also scored a witco cat and two witco like owls...
all in all not a bad haul





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