A weekly review of my favorite among the many items Mimi Payne has posted to her Arkiva Tropika website in the past seven days: This is … Continue reading This Week at Arkiva Tropika
Yee haw! This past weekend I was at Hooptylau, in California’s Central Valley. I saw the very best tiki there is to see in Stockton, Ripon, … Continue reading My Travels: Hooptylau 2006
It’s time once again for one of my very favorite tiki events, Hooptylau in California’s Central Valley. This event celebrates both the Central Valley’s rich tiki … Continue reading Modesto: Hooptylau 2006
When creating the souvenir passport for this year’s Tiki Crawl, I paid a rare visit to the Bamboo Hut’s website, and noticed a mention that the … Continue reading Bamboo Hut Tiki’s Provenance Revealed?
Most of you are probably aware of The Hukilau, happening in early October in Ft. Lauderdale (and if you’re not, well thank goodness we’ve now fixed that!). However, the very next weekend California’s Central Valley area will be enjoying their own not-to-be-missed event, the 2nd Annual Hooptylau. Hooptylau may not be able to boast so exotic and elegant a destination as the Mai Kai, but it’s no slouch in terms of history and tikiness. Destinations on the tour will include Modesto’s Tiki Lounge, which was once a part of the Modesto Tropics (former sister to what is now Palm Springs’ … Continue reading Hooptylau — Central California's Tiki Crawl