MauiTikiTours has a great new website to help visitors find tikis scattered around the island.
The Polynesian Cultural Center and Get Away Today Vacations are sponsoring the “Tiki Wisdom Challenge,” a cute online game where friends can challenge each other and win a free trip to Hawaii.
Players answer five questions about themselves from a list of topics — their birth city, pet’s name, favorite movie, etc., then the website emails [...]
Online booking is now available for Tiki Oasis, the West Coast’s premier gathering celebrating all things tiki. The event, which is in its seventh year, promises to be bigger and better than ever.
For three days the Hanelei Hotel in San Diego is transformed into an even more tropical paradise, with top exotica and surf bands [...]
For 28 consecutive years, Harry B. Soria, Jr. has hosted the weekly radio program, “Territorial Airwaves”, focusing on vintage Hawaiian music, playing historical 78, 33 1/3, and 45 RPM recordings and sharing anecdotes and trivia about Hawaii’s past. Harry’s father and grandfather were both broadcasters, known as the “Dean of Hawaiian Radio,” and the “Voice [...]
John Harrington has started an online message board dedicated to all Tikiphiles and those who love Polynesian pop that reside in Texas.
They encourage members to submit drink recipes, tiki event info, web site links, recomend and review your local tiki bars. The group is also planning a gathering at the Dallas Trader Vic’s after it [...]
Classical ukuleleist John King’s website, Ukulele Arcade, has a treasure-trove of information about the diminutive instrument, tracing its roots back to the Portuguese luthiers who originally built the instruments that made their way to Hawaii.
The site also sells reprints of turn-of-the-century ukulele method books that cover Hawaiian strums and melodies.
The New Zealand Electronic Text Centre is a program of the Victoria University of Wellington dedicated to creating a sustainable, free online library of New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials.
The site has an extraordinary number of books online, including a Maori language dictionary!