After our visit to the American Museum of Natural History, the whole family went above and beyond in their love and support of my tiki obsession: … Continue reading Staten Island’s Tiki: Jade Island
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
I’d wanted to continue my series on the newly refreshed Trader Vic’s Emeryville in September, but I found the offerings to be a swiftly moving target: … Continue reading Trader Vic’s Emeryville: Final Thoughts
As most everyone and their mother has heard by now, one of the most beautiful, historic tiki bars in the world, San Francisco’s Tonga Room, is … Continue reading UPDATED: The Continuing Saga of San Francisco’s Tonga Room
It’s been a hard month. Tiki-Kate was sick for a long time, but she was so darned tough that we couldn’t help but be optimistic that … Continue reading Viva Kate!
I lost my Ooga-Mooga better half today. Tiki-Kate passed away around noon. I got to see her, hold her, tell her I love her this past Saturday. I have much to say about Kate, but right this moment, I’m too wrecked. But I am going to put on my brightest aloha wear, because she told me that’s what she wanted. Mahalo nui loa for everything, my darling Kate. Continue reading Aloha Oe, Tiki-Kate