Our family travel plans for early 2017 kept changing on us, and ultimately fate sent us on a road trip to Oregon. The first leg of … Continue reading My Travels: The State of Portland Tiki in 2017
Last month, Civil hosted a live Critiki Q&A event at The Monkey Hut, the home tiki bar of my dear friends Craig Hermann & Heather Gregg. … Continue reading Critiki Live from The Monkey Hut
I’m on my way to Portland, Oregon, and whether you’re local or not, come join me! I’ll be visiting the local tiki spots, but I’ll also … Continue reading Special Live Event: Join Me at The Monkey Hut
Thirty-seven of you have used Critiki’s new Add Your Home Tiki Bar feature, launched just a few weeks ago. Home tiki bars have been added from three countries, … Continue reading Home Tiki Bars Are Everywhere!
This past weekend there was a horrific fire in Oakland, just across the bay from our home in San Francisco. The fire was in a creative … Continue reading Home Tiki Bar Fire Safety
40 years ago, Elvis had his final two studio sessions. They were no ordinary production—he had constructed a makeshift studio in the Jungle Room, his home tiki bar … Continue reading Elvis, Witco and Vinyl: “Way Down In The Jungle Room”
When a young man’s (or woman’s) fancy turns to thoughts of their dream home tiki bar, one of the first things settled on is a name for … Continue reading How to Carve a Sign for Your Tiki Bar
Probably the number one question I get at my home tiki bar, Balhi Ha’i: how I got my custom glasses. Today, I tell all! Step 1: … Continue reading How to Get Custom Glassware for Your Tiki Bar