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tikipaka
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Joined: May 31, 2006
Posts: 639
From: New York
Posted: 2014-03-07 2:01 pm   Permalink

I found this octopus mug that holds 26oz at a flea market this past weekend. It looks like the one in the Trader Vic's menu but doesn't have the Trader Vic's mark. I did read something here in the crypto section by Kohalacharms on octopus mugs. Also found the Hawaii Kai hula girl mug the same day.





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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2836
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2014-03-10 5:20 pm   Permalink

Slow week after a totally rained out weekend:

Mai Kai postcard


Missed Saturday due to pre Don's vending exhaustion. Then, got off to a late start Sunday because I didn't know about the time change. When I got there, the damn sun glare was so bad my tiki vision didn't work! Without my sunglasses in those harsh conditions, I gave up rather quickly.


It's my midseason finding slump...
Buzzy Out!
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GROG
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Joined: Jun 21, 2006
Posts: 6857
From: Tujunga
Posted: 2014-03-10 7:30 pm   Permalink



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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2836
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2014-03-10 7:40 pm   Permalink

GRGO: Are you now retracting that statement you just made about the FOM?


I'm still going to tell them what you said about them before you edited it away...
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GROG
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Joined: Jun 21, 2006
Posts: 6857
From: Tujunga
Posted: 2014-03-10 7:48 pm   Permalink

GRGO!? Only 4 letters in GROG and you managed to misspell it. You've been sitting too close to ATP at Tiki Market Place.
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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2836
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2014-03-10 7:49 pm   Permalink

Whatever GREG!

I'm still ratting you out!
Buzzy Out!


 
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Cammo
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Joined: May 18, 2006
Posts: 1952
From: San Diego
Posted: 2014-03-10 9:18 pm   Permalink

Um, I actually like GRGO better.

You could pronounce it "Gerrr-go."


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
Posts: 1052
From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2014-03-11 8:35 pm   Permalink

Address for this guy is 122Conch street. Posting this for you SpongeBob fans.
Cheers



 
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SandraDee
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Joined: Mar 11, 2011
Posts: 929
Posted: 2014-03-12 7:59 pm   Permalink

This dang mug has alluded me for far too long. Nice to finally pick one up!
From Hawaii



 
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howlinowl
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Joined: Jul 20, 2008
Posts: 129
From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posted: 2014-03-13 12:14 pm   Permalink

Recent acquisitions:



Hula doll from the local Goodwill. Wish she was part of someone's donated Hawaii/tiki collection, but she was there with a bunch of other dolls. Looks like she was donated as part of someone's doll collection. I had to separate her from the herd.

It's not the first doll I've ever purchased for myself....just the first I didn't have to "blow up" . (Sorry, couldn't resist.)

"Pupus An Island Tradition" cookbook. Quite a bit of recipes, some Asian-influenced, some surprisingly not.

"Introducing Original Polynesian Tropical Bar Recipes". Quite excited about this one. Purchased from the co-authors son in this link:
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=44519&forum=10&42

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nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2014-03-13 12:31 pm   Permalink

Snagged this “Body Glove” sea creature this morning. Pretty hefty wid a nice glaze. Tiki Farm , 2013




 
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Kaiwaza
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Joined: Aug 06, 2003
Posts: 461
From: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
Posted: 2014-03-16 5:31 pm   Permalink

Two post cards with tiki images I found today at the One Day Wiki Wiki Collector's Sale in Honolulu.


Del Webbs' Kuilima Resort Hotel & Country Club: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii. One of the 50th state's newest & most magnificent complete resort complexes. c1972. Sent to Upper Saddle River, N.J. in 1974, the couple saying they had been spending a great deal of time riding horses.



Paradise Park, 15 acres of lush, green atmosphere in Manoa, Valley Of The Rainbows. Fragrant flowers, orchids, gardens, streams & rare & colorful birds. undated, unused.
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swizzle
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Joined: Jun 03, 2007
Posts: 853
From: Melbourne,Australia
Posted: 2014-03-16 7:54 pm   Permalink

Scored this carving today from a workmate who found it tucked in a corner of a block of units where his girlfriends mum lives. It's obviously been outside for a while because of how weathered the front of it is but other than a little rot on the base it's in pretty good condition. Anyone have an idea of its possible age and/or origin. I've had a couple of people say Hawaiian, one said from Fiji and someone else said from Bali. Most people do seem to think it is from the 60's or 70's though, so it does make it quite old.



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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 2836
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2014-03-16 8:42 pm   Permalink

This week's stuff


A 4' x 6' piece of Fiji tapa

I think I have 4 in this size and style now.


28" tall PNG big penis crocodile tail dude




Hanging Maori bead hanger:


Tiki Farm Surfin Wahine mug

The seller told me it was a special piece because it was done by "Ross." My mind quickly raced through the Tiki Farm designers part of my memory bank for a reference to Ross, where one could not be found. I asked the guy "Who?", and he said the TV painter guy: Bob Ross, and it was signed by him. He pointed to the c 2000 on the bottom and said "here." I translated what it actually said for him, and he looked heartbroken by the truth...

Non tiki, but tiki style stuff

PNG coffee bag


Veteran motor patrol fez


Pair of Malio's mug


Buzzy Out!


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GROG
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Joined: Jun 21, 2006
Posts: 6857
From: Tujunga
Posted: 2014-03-17 2:32 pm   Permalink

That was the most popular PNG dude in the tribe.

 
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