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Vintage Tiki Artwork - Favorite Artist's Renderings
Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
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From: Carson, California
Posted: 2004-09-26 5:50 pm   Permalink

My post of the Leilani Village postcard last week:

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=6606&forum=1&16

...got me thinking: Why don't a do a whole thread on just artist's renderings of tiki bars from postcards, menus, ads, etc. They're definitely harder to come by than photographic images, but I enjoy them so much more. Everything is so idealized and streamlined and exotic in a way only the artists imagination can capture.

So without further ado, here are some favorite artist's renderings from my collection - otherwise known as "eye-candy"

The Famous Mai Kai postcard:

The Mai Kai's Molokai Lounge:

Another more uncommon image of the Mai Kai:


The Aku Aku Motel, Woodland Hills, CA:

The Aku Aku, Las Vegas:


The Tradewinds - Oxnard, CA:


The Hawaiian Village Motel - Myrtle Beach, SC:


Christian's Hut (with the original Goof) - Balboa, CA:


Disneyland, entrance to Adventureland:


The Waikiki Motel - Anaheim, CA


The Original Trader Vic's - Oakland, CA

Trader Vic's - San Francisco:

Trader Vic's - Beverly Hills, CA:


Don The Beachcomber - Hollywood, CA:


South Sea Island - Pacific Ocean Park:


The Royal Hawaiian - Daytona Beach, FL:


The Willows - Honolulu, HI:

And The Famous Waikikian - Waikiki, HI:


Hope you had as much fun looking at them as I've had collecting them.

Sabu
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