Joined: Sep 27, 2004
From: So FL
|Posted: 4 days ago; 06:56 am  Permalink|
So this weekend we installed King Kai in the Mai Kai gardens. Just in time for The Hukilau. We aren't done yet - but that's another story. Here are some pics of the install.
Joined: Jun 10, 2004
From: Reseda, calif.
|Posted: 4 days ago; 09:53 am  Permalink|
This is amazing.
Joined: Mar 10, 2011
From: Gresham, Oregon
|Posted: 4 days ago; 4:57 pm  Permalink|
Fantastic Will, congratulations that will be admired for years to come.
Joined: Dec 31, 2005
From: Suburban San Diego (The Drawer)
|Posted: 4 days ago; 5:58 pm  Permalink|
To quote the producer from Daffy in Hollywood,"...and it's good too."
Joined: Jun 07, 2008
From: 16 miles from The Mai-Kai
|Posted: 3 days ago; 7:25 pm  Permalink|
Great job Will! Here are a few photos from Sunday's ceremony ...
New Mai-Kai employee Kai (right), a native of Hawaii, performs the ceremony welcoming King Kai and honoring carver Will Anders.
From left: Mai-Kai owner Dave Levy (left) with the prime movers of the new King Kai carving: The Hukilau’s Christie "Tiki Kiliki" White and artist Will Anders.
Fort Lauderdale carver Will Anders shows off the award he received for creating King Kai, flanked by two others who were essential in pulling off the installation: Artist Tom Fowner (left) and Lonnie Dryden.
More photos over on the main Mai-Kai thread: http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=10334&forum=2&start=last&326 and also in this Facebook gallery: https://www.facebook.com/atomicgrog/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1090162001050304
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