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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3361
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-04-26 7:18 pm   Permalink

Only matches today















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Alii Tiki
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Joined: Apr 24, 2008
Posts: 156
From: Kona, Hawaii & Palm Springs, California
Posted: 2013-04-27 4:12 pm   Permalink

Scored some treasures from a local lady that needed to downsize her collection to fit in her newly built house.
According to her this Pahu is from Tahiti and over 50 years old, that's the only information she had about it.











The Tiki she received from a Marquesan born man Bernard Pierre "Papa" Kimitete who passed away in 2002. I'm friends with his grandson here in Kona.
He was also mentor to Rodney "Kala" Willis who I was fortunate enough to take a Pahu making class with a few years ago.











The Tiki is 21" tall and the Pahu is 17 1/2" and very heavy for it's size.
Here's some links with information about the carver.
http://www.kaiehitu.org/#!history/c1dl5
http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2002/Oct/17/ln/ln24a.html
http://keolamagazine.com/flipview/mar-apr_2010/files/assets/basic-html/page34.html
http://media.westhawaiitoday.com/special-sections/KCF_110411/files/assets/seo/page21.html


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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3361
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-04-28 3:26 pm   Permalink

Alii Tiki- very cool


Yesterdays finds/ not bad for 35.00



Deep Sea Diving Helmet Ice Bucket and an army of Menehunes




Four Kuilima Hyatt Bamboo Tan Mugs




Three Hard Rock glasses (Kona/Honolulu/Maui)




Two newspaper clippings from 1958 and 1959
with two lucky Rotary Club members meeting Miss Aloha Rotary and The Duke




Two Harvey's Swizzle Sticks




Brochures from:
Kona Hilton 1984, Waiakea Resort Village 1973, Royal Hawaiian Shoping Center 1985




Island Dining Guide 1980 and
Recommended Hawaiian Restaurants and Entertainment Guide 1984




Bishop Museum Brochure 1983 and
The Hawaiian Islands 24 page mini book




Trade Wind Tours Hawaii Travel Book 1976




Castaways Casino paper






LPs













Three copies of Hawaii Tourist News
all from Feb 1980











And here are a few cool ads from those papers



























 
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tikilongbeach
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 1183
From: Long Beach, CA via Dallas, TX
Posted: 2013-04-28 3:59 pm   Permalink

I found this at a thrift store in rural Iowa for $1.00. When I asked if they had any other Hawaiian articles they said the week before they had sold a beautiful handcarved bowl from Hawaii for $5.00.
It was the only antique/thrift store I went into while I was visiting my grandmother so the fact I found anything is amazing. The back says, "Made in Hawaii BEAUTIES WITH BLACK CORAL from the deep tropical seas of Hawaiian Islands". Frank Schirman? I found the same carving online and on TC, but none of them were mounted on tapa cloth.
You never know where you will find treasures!









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TIKIWAGON
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Joined: Sep 09, 2002
Posts: 306
From: England
Posted: 2013-04-29 02:12 am   Permalink

This weekends finds, Not bad considering we live in England!The Bacardi has a "produce of Cuba 70Proof" label so must be pre castro?


 
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Hale Tiki
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Joined: Oct 19, 2004
Posts: 1798
From: Pittsburgh
Posted: 2013-04-29 06:59 am   Permalink

I just got this recently. Not super rare, but I'm happy to have it.



 
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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 4476
Posted: 2013-04-29 07:36 am   Permalink

hang10tiki you are a hunting wizard. Congratulations, Wendy

 
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lunavideogames
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Joined: May 09, 2012
Posts: 924
From: San Diego
Posted: 2013-04-29 12:34 pm   Permalink

Hang10 - I have that same diver helmet. I think I paid about the same after shipping. I use it as a tip jar at my home bar!

 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11003
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2013-04-29 1:53 pm   Permalink

In my book, 70s Hawaiian tourist brochures have little to do with Tiki style. They are late period Hawaiiana.

 
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hang10tiki
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Joined: Jul 18, 2010
Posts: 3361
From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-04-29 2:34 pm   Permalink

Wendy- thanks, fun day
Luna- $5.00 I couldn't pass it up



 
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lunavideogames
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Joined: May 09, 2012
Posts: 924
From: San Diego
Posted: 2013-04-29 2:50 pm   Permalink

No doubt!

 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 1706
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2013-04-29 3:28 pm   Permalink

Gotta love the diving helmet ice bucket. Here's mine I found awhile ago that was made into a lamp, double bonus !!

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littlegiles
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Joined: Jun 08, 2003
Posts: 543
From: Lancaster, SC
Posted: 2013-04-29 4:30 pm   Permalink

Lots of fun finds lately.

I found something today as well, in my mailbox.

I commented about Hang10tiki's collection of swizzle sticks and how I didn't have any (bars around here are boring, bud light or Jack&Coke kinda places) and he remedied that situation. Thanks man, great package of fun!!! I still say this is the best forum out there for sharing and caring.




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uncle trav
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Posts: 1706
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2013-04-29 4:36 pm   Permalink

Quote:

On 2013-04-29 16:30, littlegiles wrote:
Lots of fun finds lately.

I commented about Hang10tiki's collection of swizzle sticks and how I didn't have any (bars around here are boring, bud light or Jack&Coke kinda places) and he remedied that situation. Thanks man, great package of fun!!! I still say this is the best forum out there for sharing and caring.

Dale



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Mr. NoNaMe
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Joined: May 10, 2006
Posts: 1907
Posted: 2013-04-29 6:15 pm   Permalink

Scored a stack of 20 lps at the swap over the weekend from one vendor.








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