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Introducing.... Arkiva Tropika
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Joined: Mar 04, 2003
Posts: 2385
From: Vista, CA
Posted: 2006-09-29 08:51 am   Permalink

fan freakin tastic !!!!!

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jan 11, 2006
Posts: 179
Posted: 2006-09-29 09:32 am   Permalink

Beautiful Site.

Say, are you going to have a section of matchbooks?

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Feb 01, 2005
Posts: 735
Posted: 2006-09-29 09:37 am   Permalink

Very nice job puamana and humuhumu! Superior work, and an astonishing collection! Better than a museum.

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Joined: Aug 22, 2002
Posts: 3691
From: San Francisco
Posted: 2006-09-29 09:39 am   Permalink

Ask, and ye shall receive:

Arkiva Tropika's Matchbooks

"Matchbook" is one of the tags puamana has created, so if you want to see all of them, just use the matchbook tag. You can do this by selecting "Matchbook" from the list of tags. The most popular tags are on the left-hand side of the screen, and there is a link to "All Tags" at the bottom of that list. Or, you can search using tags; enter the tags you want to see in the search box, set the search to "Tags" (it defaults to "Text"), and hit "Go".

Tag search is pretty powerful, you can combine tags, and you can use tags for exclusion. For instance, you can choose to look at only hotel postcards, or only hotel postcards that aren't pictures of a hotel room. Here are the instructions for using Arkiva Tropika's search function.

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Nov 23, 2005
Posts: 148
From: Oakland, CA.
Posted: 2006-09-29 09:51 am   Permalink


That's a great collection, thanks for finding a way to share it.

This should get me through a few slow afternoons...who needs productivity anyway?

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Sep 17, 2003
Posts: 1438
From: Volcanic area of France
Posted: 2006-09-29 10:33 am   Permalink

amazing collection. Now, we only need sabu's postcard collection to do the same (humu ?)

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Joined: Mar 23, 2002
Posts: 1874
From: Tiki Central
Posted: 2006-09-29 11:01 am   Permalink

Mimi this is really fantastic. I've added the RSS to my blog reader. Thanks so much for sharing your collection with everyone. It's incredible.


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Joined: Jun 01, 2002
Posts: 862
From: Behind the Cheddar Curtain
Posted: 2006-09-29 11:35 am   Permalink

Absolutely incredible! After seeing bits and pieces of your collection on Critiki, it's really great to be able to view so much of it in one place.

Another classic Humu website too. Her style is immediately recognizable.

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Nov 11, 2003
Posts: 336
From: ripon: almond capital yet no orgeat
Posted: 2006-09-29 11:57 am   Permalink

thank you thank you thank you thank you mimi and humu!

what a fantastic glimpse into polynesian pop history completely at your fingertips. thank you so much for taking the money, time, and incredible effort to put this site together and sharing it with the world. and on behalf of the crazy mug collectors, you are incredibly gracious to share all of your wonderful menus. i eagerly anticipate seeing them in the weeks/months/years to come.

simply awesome.
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Basement Kahuna
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Joined: Oct 14, 2002
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From: Jawja Province, Isle of North America
Posted: 2006-09-29 4:46 pm   Permalink

Superb! When I return from Hukilau I'll get you some scans of a bunch of my postcards. I haven't seen a lot of those on your site...you have some rare views! Aloha!

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Jan 29, 2004
Posts: 2094
From: San Pedro, CA
Posted: 2006-09-29 6:07 pm   Permalink

Awesome site - thank you for sharing! I always enjoyed the posts when questions were defered to your collection for clarification. Eye candy for sure!


OMG! I'm on Instagram!

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Aug 08, 2005
Posts: 631
Posted: 2006-09-29 6:22 pm   Permalink

This is phenom... Its like having a 3rd book to Tiki Archeology.. Thanx for this.

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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 24, 2002
Posts: 2244
From: seattle, wa
Posted: 2006-09-29 10:08 pm   Permalink

hokey smokes! amazing eyeboggling content! thanks for sharing your collection..i can thumb through it without leaving fingerprints!

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Sabu The Coconut Boy
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Joined: Aug 20, 2002
Posts: 2804
From: Carson, California
Posted: 2006-09-29 11:23 pm   Permalink

Thankyou so much for this, Puamana!

I know this took a ton of work. Thankyou for being so gracious in sharing your collection with us.


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Tiki Socialite

Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11594
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2006-09-29 11:53 pm   Permalink

Just saw this now, congrats, Mimi! To share your visual jewels with others who appreciate it is the best reward for the collector. Can't wait to see what's new.

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