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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3048
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2009-11-03 11:46 am   Permalink

I got some new display cases for my collection a few weeks back.Since I had to move, clean,and rearrange it all,I figured I'd take photos of the whole lot while I was at it. I have just over 600 pieces now. Just a few more and I'll have them all!
Here are the new cases all along one wall:

And here are the shots of them all,starting with the Coco Joes,HIP,Polyarts, and ending on the smaller companies :

CocoJoes puna rift lava plaques

Tiki plaques:

Dancer plaques

Different colors comparision:

Coco Joes lava tikis:

Lava Tikis 9"-14" tall

Lava Tikis 12" tall

Lava Tikis 9-10" tall

Lava Tikis 8-12" tall

Lava Bookends and Ku

Lava tikis 6" tall

small lava tikis

Alii gold

lava bottle openers

lava lighters


Letter holder and lava lamp(it originally came with a candle)

Lava tiki letter openers

Letter opener,mini knifespoon set,and bolo tie

Lava tiki Penholders

lava tiki Penholders and jelly boat

Coco Joes lava pendants tagged

Coco Joes lava pendants

Petroglyphs ashtrays

Tiki pipeholder ashtrays

Tiki ashtrays

Ashtray lighter set

Ashtray & letter opener


Still in package stuff

Coco Joe's hapa wood tikis

Tikis 12-14"

Tikis 8-12"

hapawood tiki bookends

hapawood tikis 6"

hapawood tikis 6"

hapawood tikis 6-8"

Hapawood kanaloas 9"

Hapawood tikis 8-9"

Hapawood tikis 9"

Hapawood tikis 4"

bottle openers


Hapawood tiki ashtrays and pipe holder

hapa wood Tiki penholders

hapawood letter and bottle openers

hapawood tiki pendants +united airlines

Hapawood tiki pendants

Hawaiian zodiac pendants

Coco Joe's hapawood non tikis

12-18" hapawood

9-12" hapawood

9" hapawood

Small hapawood non tiki pieces

Hula pen holders

Egg timer and letter holder

Hapawood non tiki pendants

Coco joe bolo tie

Hapawood various

Orlas and letter holder

Hapawood bowls

Hapawood ashtray and bowls
Bronzites and Lava

Old wholesale pricelists


Postcard,pamphlet,wooden nickel

Coco Joe's Lava non Tiki

Surf themed

Large King Ks

Small King Ks

Fertility gals

Ukes etc

Peles etc

Tiki carver, musician, fisherman


Hulas and dancers

Lakis and storyteller

Warrior, napkin holder, bottle opener

Coco joes lava non tiki pendants

Ashtrays and penholders

CocoJoe himself:

HIP Tikis

larger than 9" lava

larger than 9" hapawood

HIP medium sized hapawood tikis

Medium sized lava tikis

Small HIP tikis

HIP tiki lighters

Little Grassshack bookends and letter holder

God of Love ashtrays

Tiki Outrigger

Pen holder & letter opener

HIP Olivine and sandstone

HIP small olivine

Olivine ashtray,letter opener, and paperweight

HIP pendants tagged

HIP pendants

HIP Jumbos Lava

HIP jumbos mixed

HIP dancers

Penholders and King K

Fertility godesses and Lei seller

HIP non rascal humorous

HIP rascals

CoralRascal variationon the right

Memorial stand up and bookends

HIP hula ashtrays

Pipe holder/ashtrays

Ashtray and wallhanger

HIP letter openers

Polyart tikis

Polyart hapawoods


Polyart nonTikis

Ashtrays and lighters



Polyart Hulas:

Frank Schirman tikis:

Schirman non tikis

Schirman wallplaque


Exotic Creations

Plaster unmarked, pied piper, Randotti

Hula Lei,unmarked,unmarked

Unmarked and Holo Ka Hana

Lava Ray

Guam and saipan


Holo Ka Hana and South Seas Sales

Pictures of Paradise,BIP,and Hilo tiki

Polyart? and HIP? cant remembers

Tahitian resin

Hawaiian Distillers lava and Hapawood

Maori resins

Ok, now it's Freddie's turn to post his collection. RJ,you're after him.
Buzzy Out!

EDIT: I added everything I got since this original post right here:

On 2010-01-03 20:24, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
More lava eye candy I picked up since the last megapost of my collection:

Larger HIP stuff

Polyart, Lava ray, and Hohokee(sp?)


Coco Joe's

Hapawood hula ashtray is a HIP, the rest cocojoe

HIP penholder and Cocojoes

Coco Joe's jewel fish donated by Ookoolady:

CocoJoe's, upper right Polyart

Surprisingly, I still have room for more. A lot more!

Extra thanks to all of you who have been pointing me in the right direction when you see something out there that I don't have!

Buzzy Out!

On 2010-03-15 14:37, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
New stuff to blend in with all of the old stuff that I already have:

SuperJumbo HIP tiki donated from the HOKU collection

Hapawood HIP shelllady ashtray:

Polyart, Guam, and AliiGold

CCJ's tiki penholder notepad:

Two CCj pendants and a letter opener:

Buzzy Out!

On 2010-05-13 22:38, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:

And while I'm here, another update of new pieces recently added to the collection:

CCJ's Alii Gold Aloha Beauty

Coco joes and a Polyart lighter

Cocojoes Strong god pendant

Unmkarked tiki and Guam ashtray

I picked up a lot of old "made in Hawaii" sand and stone resin composites:

Buzzy Out!

On 2010-08-29 20:18, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:

And while I'm here, I'll update the master list by crossing off these new additions:

2 HIPs, 1 coco joes, amd a Guam

Coco Joes





Polystone and Pied Piper:

Only a few more on Da List now!
Buzzy Out!

On 2010-09-07 11:45, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:

And some more new ones I just got or ones that I forgot to add to the last post:
Coco Joe's

HIP-donated by HOKU


New Zealand Maori resin wahine:

Buzzy Out!

On 2011-01-10 22:42, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
Here is the lot of recent stuff that I added to the collection:

Coco joes

Coco Joes

Coco Joes

HIP olivine and pendant


Big island sand

Island art


Exotic creations


Guam made in saipan

I did a rough count and I added about 100 pieces in the last year.
Buzzy Out!

On 2012-05-17 12:57, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
I went cold turkey from collecting and buying stuff on ebay for six months last year. After that, I went back to adding pieces as usual to the ever expanding collection. I think i averaged adding just over 1 a week since the break.

Here are the new additions:

Coco Joe's




Island Art

Guam, Hilo, Saipan tikis


unmarked monkey and Big island sands

Buzzy Out!

On 2012-09-24 23:46, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
More friends found their way into my home over the last few months:


That one was on Da "most wanted" List for a while

Coco Joe's:

That Kalua King's pig bowl was another most wanted struck off Da list!





I wanted the set of these guys for a while too:

They're attached to a lamp:

unmarked, but I think they were Schirman's?

I need a new list...
Buzzy Out!

On 2013-07-31 21:36, Bay Park Buzzy wrote:
Time for another new additions to the collection update :

Still averaging a little over one new one a week.

Pendants grouped L-R, Unmarked Hawaiian Eye, Polyart, Lava ray, Coco Joe's, HIP

Coco Joe's

Large HIP

HIP composites



Mixed Heads

Schirman, pied Piper, Holokehaa(sp)

Island arts


United Airlines, BIP? thermometer, and unmarked ashtray


New Zealand maori resins: gateway tours, Alan Davey, unmarked

Alan Davey

Buzzy Out!


[ This Message was edited by: Bay Park Buzzy 2014-05-20 20:16 ]

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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11594
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-11-03 12:08 pm   Permalink

Jeeeeeez! ...and loading, and loading, and.... You clearly are a man possessed! Some outstanding, never before witnessed pieces in there! I had to take a break or my brain was gonna explode.
You know I heard that when one adds the last piece to the collection, it all will come alive and....

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Joined: Jun 22, 2006
Posts: 1886
From: Aotearoa / NZ
Posted: 2009-11-03 12:15 pm   Permalink

Amazing....lots of great designs there I have never seen before. Great job Buzzy! This is an invaluable resource preserved for posterity now.
Hard to believe, but I actually have a Coco Joe's that's not shown there...

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Joined: Sep 22, 2008
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From: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Posted: 2009-11-03 12:26 pm   Permalink

Ya if there is a piece your looking for let us know ....

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Coco Joe
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From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2009-11-03 12:29 pm   Permalink

ha! *hand shake*

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From: Garden Grove CA
Posted: 2009-11-03 1:15 pm   Permalink

Money well spent... Thank you Buzzy...I can look at them all day...

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From: los angeles
Posted: 2009-11-03 1:40 pm   Permalink

uuhhh---sick!!!i'm speechless.. what an unreal collection---thanks for posting ---

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Psycho Tiki D
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Posted: 2009-11-03 1:45 pm   Permalink

Are you kidding me?? That is the greatest collection of lava I have ever seen. Thanks for sharing all of that and I still have the ashtray you are missing for the bottom of that bottle!


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Joined: Sep 02, 2008
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From: NorCal
Posted: 2009-11-03 5:58 pm   Permalink

WOW! Buzzy thanks for taking the time to post all of them like that. Hell of a lot of eye candy.

What are you missing?

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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2009-11-03 6:23 pm   Permalink

Holy lava figures Buzzy, that's a lot of Coco Joes.

Great collection, post the missing pieces when you get them.


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Big Kahuna
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Posted: 2009-11-07 8:39 pm   Permalink


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From: glendale, ca
Posted: 2009-11-09 8:00 pm   Permalink

I want to place my order for the as yet unwritten collectors book of Coco Joes goodies. Now someone has to write it.

AND... It's probably in the 16 pages I just went through, back in the straighten out your tiki part, but... What's the story on the bent tikis? Is the "fire at the factory " story true?

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Tiki Shaker

Joined: Jun 28, 2008
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From: Menifee, CA
Posted: 2009-11-09 8:48 pm   Permalink

Cool, now please take photos of the backs of them, the right sides of them, the left sides of them, the tops of them, and of course the bottoms of them. Also, please take photos of them individually.

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Joined: Nov 06, 2004
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From: Sunny Springfield Illinois
Posted: 2009-11-10 10:53 am   Permalink

Wow, that was amazing. Mahalo.

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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Posted: 2010-01-01 5:16 pm   Permalink

Adding to an already dense thread. Didn't see this little ad posted yet.

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