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Tiki Central Forums Tiki Central Ohana Mahalo to Gecko for making a tough transition easier
Mahalo to Gecko for making a tough transition easier
Dr. Mai Tai

Joined: Jan 31, 2008
Posts: 7
Posted: 2008-07-05 10:26 am   Permalink

I'd like to send out a big thank you to Gecko for helping me out.

I've lived in Honolulu 13 years and I've have been over to his place a couple times. He's always friendly and kind to my kids.

Well, I recently decided to take a job in Perth, Australia and I was really lamenting my imminent potential reduction in Tiki lifestyle. But when my new employer told me they would ship everything I own down there - no matter how much it weighed - I quickly contacted Gecko to see if he had a a big carved Tiki ready to go on safari. He came through with this 6.5 foot beauty! It graced the memorial service of Martin Denny in Waikiki a few years back. Absolutely awesome. (It is shown here in my garage awaiting the big move this Monday).

Well, when I picked up the Tiki up at his place I could tell it took something out of him to part with it. The carver loved his creation... as do I.

If you are reading this my friend, trust I will take great care of it, and install it in a manner that respectfully promotes the expansion of Tiki culture around the globe.

Mahalo Bro,

[ This Message was edited by: Dr. Mai Tai 2008-07-05 10:27 ]

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Grand Member (first year)  

Joined: Mar 11, 2006
Posts: 922
From: Eastern Shores of Western Civilization
Posted: 2008-07-06 07:31 am   Permalink

GECKO = Aloha Spirit

Fair winds and following seas, outback and downunder...
Viva Kate!


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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 7355
Posted: 2008-07-06 10:44 am   Permalink

Gecko is a very sincere and caring person. If you haven't had the chance to meet him he'll be at Tiki Oasis 8. Wendy

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