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The Islands , Phoenix, AZ (restaurant)
Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2011-07-15 12:27 pm   Permalink

I found a few more images on line from Tommy Wongs Islands Restaurant.

First up an older ad that does not have the rootball Tikis yet.



Another ad that includes the rootball Tiki and advertises the "New Waterfall Room".



Here is a magazine photo showing the interior - look at that loaded lazy susan!



Finally a slide from Charles Phoenix that shows an exterior photo.





DC

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hmdTiki
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Joined: Jul 28, 2011
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Posted: 2012-06-18 3:54 pm   Permalink

Hi everyone! Here is a vintage cocktail napkin from the Islands in Phoenix.



 
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Dustycajun
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From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2012-06-18 7:47 pm   Permalink

Great napkin, have not seen that one before.

Two other menus types that were on ebay.





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hang10tiki
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From: Las Vegas
Posted: 2013-11-04 7:32 pm   Permalink

I didn't see this one on here







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howlinowl
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Joined: Jul 20, 2008
Posts: 153
From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
Posted: 2014-03-10 3:51 pm   Permalink

Dunno why nobody's mentioned it before..... Wally Turnbow's son (Wally was manager of The Islands) son posted in the Tiki drinks and food forum. He's selling some copies of his dad's and Dick Moano's book they published in 1963 (time capsules, brand new from the time of the Kennedy administration). Thought I'd post a link here, as I imagine some folks maybe don't check out that section of the site often. Hopefully cross-posting is allowed....

http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=44519&forum=10&35

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TikiTacky
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Posted: 2014-07-09 6:03 pm   Permalink

This article about Tommy Wong was just published in a local paper a few days ago: http://www.denverpost.com/voices/ci_26083607/what-i-know-about-immigration#disqus_thread
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