Chongolio has created this great little video clip of the Islands Restaurant in San Diego, using footage he took at last year’s Tiki Oasis. It includes a nice, lingering pan shot of the clamshell fountain that was demolished last week … Continue reading Video of Islands Restaurant
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
The past day has brought a series of confirmations and more information about the remodeling of the Islands Restaurant and Hanalei Hotel in San Diego. Much … Continue reading Islands Update: Here Come the Jackhammers
Joel Reis reports on his blog that the Islands Restaurant at the Hanalei Hotel in San Diego closed yesterday for some apparently drastic renovations. The Islands … Continue reading San Diego’s Islands Restaurant Renovation?
“Bosko,” a short documentary by Paul Desjarlais, 2001 This short film is a documentary on Bosko Hrnjak, the famed San Diego tiki carver. He shares he goes about making his creations, how his interest in tiki was sparked, how it … Continue reading 2001 Bosko Documentary
Otto and Baby Doe von Stroheim have made a save-the-date announcement for 2007’s Tiki Oasis event, “Hawaii Au Go Go,” with the Blue Hawaiians as headliners. Like last year, it will be taking place at the Red Lion Hanalei in San Diego. However, the von Stroheims have a few changes in store: Moving to August In years past, Tiki Oasis has been held in May, which was lovely in Palm Springs, but a bit chilly for San Diego. The 7th Tiki Oasis will be held the weekend of August 16-19, 2007. The von Stroheims have orchestrated this with Tiki Kiliki, … Continue reading Tiki Oasis 2007 Announced
Tickets for the sixth annual Tiki Oasis are now available for sale. This year’s event is taking place at the Hanalei Hotel in San Diego, May … Continue reading San Diego: Tiki Oasis 6