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EPCOTExplorer
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Posted: 2014-06-11 06:38 am   Permalink

If this were still open, it would be MINUTES from my house.

I skimmed most of the thread- is the building still around? Any relics to take pictures of?
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Chip and Andy
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Posted: 2014-06-12 05:26 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2014-06-11 06:38, EPCOTExplorer wrote:
is the building still around? Any relics to take pictures of?




Sadly, no. It is an empty lot right now.




 
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EPCOTExplorer
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Posted: 2014-06-12 5:03 pm   Permalink

Oh, PAINFUL.

 
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2014-09-30 4:16 pm   Permalink

I picked up a new postcard from the Luau restaurant in Miami Beach that I have not seen before.

Shows views of the dancers and the Luau sign out front.



A close up where we get a peek at one of the Van De Carr sculptures.




These pics show a more conventional looking fernwood type Tiki.






Back of the card.

Saronged serving maidens in the new Surfboard Bar.... that sound familiar (think Mai Kai!).



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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2014-10-02 2:46 pm   Permalink

COOL card! Makes me want to see those Van Dercar statues even more!

 
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Dustycajun
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Posted: 2014-10-17 6:22 pm   Permalink

Another ad listing the Luau II at the Marco Polo Hotel. This one was from 1970 which looks like the year the second Luau opened.



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