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Tiki Central Forums Locating Tiki Malahini Motel, Whittier, CA (motel)
Malahini Motel, Whittier, CA (motel)
bongofury
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Joined: Oct 15, 2002
Posts: 1538
From: Ventura County
Posted: 2008-10-25 6:50 pm   Permalink

Name:Malahini Motel
Type:motel
Street:14329 East Whittier Blvd.
City:Whittier
State:CA
Zip:90605
country:USA
Phone:213-698-6731
Status:operational

Description:
http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=30253&forum=1&start=last&0

While operational, it appears to be \"updated\".

http://www.friendlyhillsinn.com/



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Unga Bunga
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Joined: Jun 06, 2003
Posts: 5808
From: CaliTikifornia
Posted: 2008-10-26 01:39 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2008-10-25 18:50, bongofury wrote:
While operational, it appears to be "updated".



Whittier should have been "updated" too by now.


 
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Tiki-Kate
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Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 1700
From: Yucaipa, CA
Posted: 2008-10-26 10:28 am   Permalink

Found this ad for the Malahini in an old Whittier phone book.





 
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A Frame
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Joined: Apr 16, 2009
Posts: 257
From: Mr. C's on the Coast Highway
Posted: 2013-07-23 11:54 am   Permalink

Found a matchbook last weekend from the motel which just shows their sign.



The Friendly Hills Inn looks like this.



Here's some enlarged shots of the good old days from Bongo's postcard.



A fuzzy look at the Tiki to the left of the driveway.



Would've loved to seen these root-ball Tiki's up close!


 
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