I’ve just added 30 photos to the entry for Bali Hai in Santiago, Chile, thanks to Critiki members NautiTiki and A’Pau-ling. I’m particularly excited about this update… … Continue reading Bali Hai in Santiago, Chile
I have recently returned from a brief visit to New York City, where I got to play a little catch-up with the growing tiki scene. I … Continue reading The Margaret Mead Hall of Pacific Peoples
Before the Kahiki Supper Club in Columbus, Ohio was demolished in 2000, the Tsao family saved much of the decor, with the intention of reopening some … Continue reading Actual Kahiki Fireplace and Moai on eBay
Very, very exciting times in Dallas… the long-anticipated day has finally arrived, and the Dallas Trader Vic’s has reopened. The great news, the fabulous news, the … Continue reading After 20 Years, the Triumphant Return of Trader Vic’s to Dallas!
This great big moai is perhaps the most famous of all of them — after the originals on Rapa Nui, of course. This moai was carved … Continue reading Massive Moai: Las Vegas
For some reason, moai statues have a way of cropping up in the most unlikely and random places. One of these is the Moai that overlooks … Continue reading Massive Moai: Oklahoma
My friend Sabu and I have been wanting to go document the massive moai (over 5′) in our neck of the woods, and inspire others to do the same. We haven’t been able to do our explorations just yet, but fellow tiki explorer Tikijackelope has spotted some fantastic moai — four of ’em — right here in Hollywood. They’re at C. P. Three Prop House (not a Star Wars reference — C. P. stands for Cinema Props, it’s the third of four prop houses), owned by Omega Cinema Props, and have reportedly been used in a few film productions. They’re … Continue reading Massive Moai: Hollywood