[ August 16, 2012; August 20, 2012; ] We’re now only a week away from Tiki Oasis, in San Diego, California, the largest annual tiki event in the United States, and arguably, the world. This is the event’s 12th year and once again, the organizers all pulling out the stops to make it special for visitors new and old. The four-day event runs [...]
[ August 4, 2012; ] This Saturday, the Egyptian Theater will present another in its series of Tiki Nights. This evening will be extra special as it will include a showing of director Jochen Hirschfeld’s epic TIKI VOLUME 1: PARADISE LOST, which has literally been years in the making. Here’s the teaser trailer:
Teaser DVD OF TIKI – VOL.1, PARADISE LOST [...]
[ August 18, 2011 to August 21, 2011. ] After a long, long, wait, the Tiki Oasis 2011 website is finally open to the public and ready for ticket sales and hotel reservations!
Tiki Oasis, now in its 10th year, is the annual west coast gathering of tiki fanatics. It runs from August 18-21 and this year is themed “South of the Border.” The entertainment [...]
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 [...]
Ukulele great Bill Tapia celebrated his 100th birthday in 2007 by playing a concert in San Pedro, California with a slew of special guests, including Earl Allen, Frank DeVito, Kristin Korb, Abe Lagrimas Jr., King Kukulele, Smokin’ Menehunes, Polynesian Paradise Dancers, and Jim “Kimo” West. The show was recorded, but funds weren’t available at the [...]