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Holiday Happenings Today: Tiki, Tacos and Tarot

TIKI WONDERLAND 13 Starting at NOON today, December 9, 2018, North Hollywood tiki bar, Tonga Hut, will be holding a holiday tiki fair in their parking lot. I am going to assume that the 13 refers to how many years … Continue reading

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Tonga Hut: Tiki Culture Thrives in So Cal

At first sight through the street side door is a resident sculptured Tiki, looming like a doorman or an Easter Island god. Martin Denny’s seductive mix of exotic bird calls, tropical percussion and piano combine with the soft trickle from … Continue reading

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May 1 is Lei Day in Hawaii but the celebration’s here at Tiki No

May 1st is Lei Day in Hawaii, with hula dances, lei making demonstrations and contests, plus many festivals on the islands to celebrate the official holiday commemorating Hawaii’s famous garland. Here on the Mainland, Tiki No in North Hollywood also … Continue reading

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Tonga Hut is Tiki Headquarters for Saturday’s 23rd Annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade

The 23rd Annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade takes place this Saturday, December 6, 2014. The Tonga Hut is bringing several tiki-based treats to the parade this year. First of all, they will be having a float in the … Continue reading

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Tiki, Tiki, Savvy: Ventura’s VenTiki Keeps the Tiki Torch Burning Bright

Tiki Bars are of course especially suited for beach towns and there are few as ‘beachy’ as Ventura. With barely 3 blocks from Main Street and the center of downtown to the beach, Ventura is a perfect destination for those … Continue reading

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Tiki Drinks and Culture Make for a Fun Weekend at San Diego’s Upcoming Tiki Oasis

Rum has been a big part of several cultures for many years. Starting in the 1600’s, rum was a regular part of any sailor’s ration in both Navy and merchant vessels. By the 1900’s, songs had been written about rum, … Continue reading

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