||Hukilau 2006 - Daily Update, Messages, Photos - Post Here
Joined: Jun 24, 2002
From: Charleston, South Carolina
|Posted: 2006-10-05 06:50 am  Permalink|
Aloha to All,
I started this thread as a way for Hukilau attendees to post and/or communicate with others about the activities of Hukilau 2006.
I got in yesterday (Wed) and observed first hand all the hard work Kiliki and her team are putting forth for this event. It is amazing just how much detail there is in getting an event like this produced.
We had a nice get together last night at the Mai Kai where all the early arrivers converged to kick things off. Floor show, drinks, old and new ohana, and the atmosphere provided a great start for the event.
I Bella de Waikiki arrived last night and are excited to be performing at Hukilau once again.
Basement Kahuna arrived with many of his thrift store finds (many for sale) and, more importantly, some of his beautiful carvings. Other vendors are also gearing up for the Tiki Bazaar which will be bigger than previous years.
BK also received a tremendous honor last night when a nearly 5 foot tiki he carved and gave to the Mai Kai was unveiled. It was placed in the enclosed garden adjacent to the stage. It is in the center of the garden and is striking in the setting amongst the waterfall, lava rocks and other various tikis. I will try to get a picture up.
Kiliki and BK are off early this morning to the local NBC affiliate to do a segment on the event. They are taking also sorts of clothing, artifacts, mugs, exotica music, etc. to show during the interview. What a great way to get the general public interested in our passions.
Things officially start at 10 a.m. so everybody get ready! And to all the attendees, get some comments and photos up for the ohana that is unable to make it (this year) to The Hukilau.
[ This Message was edited by: tikibob 2006-10-05 06:57 ]
|Chip and Andy|
Joined: Jul 13, 2004
From: Corner table, Molokai Lounge, Mai-Kai.
|Posted: 2006-10-05 08:08 am  Permalink|
Aloha from the Molokai Bar at the Mai-Kai!
Poptiki and Tikikiliki
Tiki guarding the Chinese Ovens.
Stumpgrinder says Hi!
And more here as the weekend continues...
Joined: Jan 14, 2003
|Posted: 2006-10-05 09:43 am  Permalink|
Wish I was there!!!!
everyone have a lil bit of extra fun for
all of us that can't be there.
Joined: Oct 31, 2004
From: Westminster, CO
|Posted: 2006-10-05 10:13 am  Permalink|
And just a few snaps from last night...
Shameless family photo...PopTiki and TikiMom
Andy and a couple other wonderful folks whose names have slipped my mind (Damn Jet Pilots)
Loki and PopTiki
How many TCers can you spot in this pic?
Otikiniko in a rare moment in FRONT of the camera
Basement Kahuna and the Marq sporting an offical Glow in The Dark BK button
Ms. TikiKiliki in a rare standing still Hukilau moment, and sporting some pretty swell ink.
And...The Marquesan and Mr. Beachbum
More to come as the event progresses!
Joined: Oct 05, 2006
|Posted: 2006-10-05 1:09 pm  Permalink|
We arrived early yesterday and the front desk at the yankee clipper gave us a flyer about a Kava Lounge at sunrise and A1a that serves real Vannauutu Kava, we had to check it out, it was unbeleivable, it was called Kahuna Awa Kava lounge, they serve authentic Kava in ceremonial bowls for $25, we drank a bowl between the 2 of us and got completly blasted,we could hardly walk back to the hotel, hell of an experience,I recommend everyone check this spot out
Joined: Oct 01, 2003
From: Columbus, Ohiya
|Posted: 2006-10-06 05:03 am  Permalink|
if you see someone like this, or wearing a blue fez, give him a drink
Joined: Oct 17, 2004
|Posted: 2006-10-06 05:30 am  Permalink|
Keep those pictures coming! Looks like everyone is having fun!
Joined: Sep 05, 2006
From: The island of Michigan
|Posted: 2006-10-06 06:16 am  Permalink|
Love that tattoo. Looks like fun down there
|The Mayor Of Exotica|
Joined: Oct 09, 2005
|Posted: 2006-10-06 08:56 am  Permalink|
Seeing these pics makes me wish I were there for the last two nights!
I guess I can wait til tomorrow. In less than 24 hrs, I'll be there!!!
Joined: Nov 04, 2005
From: Boca Raton, FL
|Posted: 2006-10-06 11:17 am  Permalink|
Just a few pics from last nights kick off party at the cabana.
The Haole/Wholly Kats setting up...
some of the I Belli Di Waikiki guys before the show..they played an awesome set by the way.
i have no idea why, but we had arm wrestling too....high stakes
more to come....
Grand Member (first year)
Joined: Apr 11, 2006
From: Orlando, FL
|Posted: 2006-10-06 12:14 pm  Permalink|
Here are a couple from last night and today! We're having a great time so far, tons of really nice people.
[ This Message was edited by: MobileTikiBar 2006-10-06 12:15 ]
Joined: Jan 14, 2003
|Posted: 2006-10-06 2:41 pm  Permalink|
OMG OMG OMG
I wish i was there.
If that cute lil buddy of mine Pep Torres is still around, could
someone tell him Hi from me?
All those goodies for sale are just killin me, FABOOOOO stuff!
[ This Message was edited by: sweetpea 2006-10-06 14:42 ]
Joined: Jun 01, 2004
From: wisconsin northwoods
|Posted: 2006-10-06 7:19 pm  Permalink|
Good to see a shot of Lakesurfer....one Wisconsinite made it...now where is Finkdaddy? This looks
like too much fun...gotta go next year!
|The Granite Tiki|
Joined: Jul 02, 2005
From: Nashua, NH
|Posted: 2006-10-06 11:54 pm  Permalink|
More! More! More!!!!
Joined: Mar 11, 2005
From: honolulu, hawaii & boston, ma
|Posted: 2006-10-07 01:04 am  Permalink|
Hukilau 2006 is a blast! Having fun here with Mistah Ho, and soon... Space Kadet & TMoX!
Here's a coconut!
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