It’s hard to believe that Hukilau, the annual tiki gathering in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year. I’ve been an attendee since 2003, the first year that the event moved from Atlanta to Florida, and they’ve gotten better year after year despite some interesting twists and turns, like when Hurricane Jean [...]
Wine Enthuiast Magazine has published a nice article about a visit to the Mai-Kai, Ft. Lauderdale’s famous tiki palace and one of my favorite places in the world.
The story doens’t mention wine much, but does delve into the restaurant’s history and the cocktails of Mariano Licudine, the original bartender and creator of the bar’s extensive [...]
Tiki Kiliki, organizer of Hukilau, the yearly east-coast tiki get-together, just announced that tiki/lowbrow artist/super-hipster Shag has designed a souvenir aloha shirt and dress for this year’s event.
The fabric design features images specific to the event and the Mai Kai restaurant, the officially-unofficial epicenter of the event, including the Mystery Girl, the signature Cannibals [...]
It’s official: Hukilau 2010, the east coast’s biggest gathering of tiki lovers, is again being hosted in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida June 10-13.
The Hukilau 2010 featured events:
The Hukilau has the distinct privilege of presenting the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale’s Oceanic Collection donated by none other than the Mai-Kai itself in the early 1970s. This is [...]