Accoutrements Bela Mug

Accoutrements Bela mug

This 16-ounced glazed, ceramic Tiki mug, known as Bela, is an exclusive design of Accoutrements. Imprinted on the bottom of the mug is “© 2004 Accoutrements”, and “China”

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Big Mouth Big Kahuna Mug

Accoutrements Big Mouth Big Kahuna mug

This glazed ceramic Tiki mug, known as the Big Mouth Big Kahuna, came as a part of a set of four different mugs sold by Accoutrements. On the bottom of the mug is imprinted “Accoutrements © 2002″ and “China”.

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Big Mouth Big Kaumaha Mug

Accoutrements Big Mouth Big Kaumaha mug

This glazed ceramic Tiki mug, known as the Big Mouth Big Kaumaha, came as a part of a set of four different mugs sold by Accoutrements. On the bottom of the mug is imprinted “Accoutrements © 2002″ and “China”.

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Big Mouth Likki Tiki Mug

Accoutrements Big Mouth Likki Tiki

This glazed ceramic Tiki mug, known as the Big Mouth Likki Tiki, came as a part of a set of four different mugs sold by Accoutrements. On the bottom of the mug is imprinted “Accoutrements © 2002″ and “China”.

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Big Mouth Monkey God Mug

Accoutrements Big Mouth Monkey God mug

This glazed ceramic Tiki mug, known as the Big Mouth Monkey God, came as a part of a set of four different mugs sold by Accoutrements. On the bottom of the mug is imprinted “Accoutrements © 2002″ and “China”.

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Carlos Mug

Accoutrements Carlos mug

This black, 16-ounced glazed, ceramic Tiki mug, known as Carlos, is an exclusive design of Accoutrements. Imprinted on the bottom of the mug is “© 2004 Accoutrements”, and “China”.

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Jake Mug

Accoutrements Jake mug

This grreen, 10-ounce glazed ceramic Tiki mug, known as Jake, originally came in a set of four different mugs sold by Accoutrements. Imprinted on the bottom of the mug is “Accoutrements © 2001″, and “China”.

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Klaus Mug

Accoutrements Klaus mug

This green, 16-ounced glazed, ceramic Tiki mug, known as Klaus, is an exclusive design of Accoutrements. Imprinted on the bottom of the mug is “© 2004 Accoutrements”, and “China”.

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Sherm Mug

Accoutrements Sherm mug

This brown, 16-ounced glazed, ceramic Tiki mug, known as Sherm, is an exclusive design of Accoutrements. Imprinted on the bottom of the mug is “© 2004 Accoutrements”, and “China”

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Small Tiki Mugs

Accoutrements Small Tiki Mugs

This set of four Tiki mugs is produced by Accoutrements.

Found in the Accoutrements, Mug, and Tiki Collections.

Accoutrements Tiki Pencil Toppers

Accoutrements Tiki pencil toppers

These Tiki pencil toppers are made by Accoutrements and can be purchased from the Archie McPhee store in Seattle.

Found in the Accoutrements and Tiki Collections.

Bali Hai Restaurant Ashtray

Glass ashtray from the Bali Hai Restaurant

This glass ashtray is from the Bali Hai Restaurant in San Diego, CA. Screen printed on the ashtray is a Tiki and the words “Bali Ha’i”, “Shelter Island”, “Point Loma”, “San Diego”, and “Calif.”

Found in the Ashtray, Labeled, and Tiki Collections.

Bali Hai Supper Club Matchbook

Matchbook cover for the Bali Hai Supper ClubMatchbook cover for the Bali Hai Supper Club

The Bali Hai Supper Club was a Polynesian-themed restaurant in Maplewood, MN. The Bali Hai Supper Club had pu pu platters, volcano bowls, and a Polynesian dance show.

The Bali Hai Supper Club opened in 1976 by Ping and Pat Chan and closed in 2000. It was subsequently demolished and replaced with a strip mall.

Found in the Labeled, Matchbook, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Twin Cities Collections.

Brown Headhunter Mug

brown Headhunter mug

This unmarked brown Headhunter mug is similar to the Orchids of Hawaii R-1 Headhunter mug.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Brown Ku Mug

brown Ku mug

This unmarked brown Ku mug is similar to the Orchids of Hawaii R-74 Tiki mug.

Tiki mugs similar to this can be found on page 15 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Brown Moai Mug

Brown Moai mug

This unmarked brown Moai mug is similar to the Orchids of Hawaii R-72 Easter Island mug and the Dynasty Wholesale DW128 Easter Islander mug.

Tiki mugs similar to this can be found on page 16 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Chiki Tiki Salt and Pepper Shaker

Chiki Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

The glossy Tiki is a pepper shaker while the other is the salt shaker. On the bottom of both is printed in ink “Chiki Tiki” and “© agiftcorp”. There were four styles of salt and pepper shakers, this being the “Smile” style with the others being “Drunken”, “Easter Isle”, and “Rasta”.

Found in the Chiki Tiki, Polynesian Pop, Salt and Pepper Shakers, and Tiki Collections.

Chiki Tiki Toothpick Holder

Chiki Tiki Toothpick Holder

This Chiki Tiki toothpick holder came with plastic condiment forks. On the bottom of both is printed in ink “Chiki Tiki” and “© agiftcorp”.

Found in the Chiki Tiki, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Toothpick Holders Collections.

Curly’s Beachcomber Room Matchbook

Matchbook cover for Curly's Beachcomber RoomMatchbook cover for Curly's Beachcomber Room

This matchbook is from Curly’s Beachcomber Room. On the front outside cover is printed “Famous Steaks and Finest Liquors”, “The Fun Spot of Minneapolis”, “Curly’s”, “20 South 5th Street”, and “Between Nicollet and Hennepin.” On the back outside cover is “Curly’s Beachcomber Room” and “Famous for Steaks” against a backdrop featuring a grass hut and a palm tree. On the inside cover is the following “Number of Miles from Curly’s Cafe, Minneapolis, Minn To” with a listing of numerous cities and the distance to them.

Found in the Labeled, Matchbook, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Twin Cities Collections.

Curtis Hotel and Motor Lounge Tropical Pool Postcard

Postcard depicting the tropical pool at the Curtis Hotel and Motor Lounge

The Curtis Hotel, another Minneapolis hotel lost to time, had a tropical pool worthy of being marketed on a postcard. It was a tropical beach, with palm trees and hanging ferns, right in your hotel. If you look carefully, you will see a Tiki statue hanging out under the palm trees.

James Lileks, on his Mpls Long Gone site, has a collection of postcards for the Curtis Hotel, Minneapolis.

Found in the Labeled, Postcard, Tiki, and Twin Cities Collections.

Daga Warrior Mug

brown Daga warrior mug

This glazed ceramic mug, by Daga, depicts a fearsome Tiki.

Inscribed on the bottom of this mug is “Daga ©” and “Hawaii”. In raised lettering on the back is “Maui Lu Luau Kihei Maui”.

Found in the Daga Restaurant Ware, Mug, and Tiki Collections.

Dynasty Wholesale DW108 Tiki With Handle Mug

Dynasty Wholesale DW108 Tiki with handle mug

This 9 ounce, glazed ceramic Tiki mug is produced by Dynasty Wholesale. On the front is a wide-mouthed Tiki with a handle on the right side. The reverse side is styled to look like wood. On the base is a woven thatch design. On the bottom, in raised lettering is “Made in China” and “DW108″.

Found in the Dynasty Wholesale, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Dynasty Wholesale DW113 Green Tiki Mug

Dynasty Wholesale DW113 Green Tiki mug

This is a Dynasty Wholesale DW113 Green Tiki mug. This ceramic mug is most likely modeled after the Orchids of Hawaii R-5 Green Tiki mug.

On the bottom of this 12 ounce ceramic mug is the inscription “Made in China” and “DW113″.

Similar items in my collections include an unmarked green Tiki mug.

Mugs similar to this can be found on page 16 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Dynasty Wholesale, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Dynasty Wholesale DW128 Easter Islander Mug

Dynasty Wholesale DW128 Easter Islander mug

This 12-ounce ceramic mug, resembling an Easter Island Moai statue, is produced by Dynasty Wholesale. Similar mugs in my collection include a Orchids of Hawaii R-72 Easter Island mug and an unmarked brown Moai mug.

Tiki mugs similar to this can be found on page 16 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

The Moai statues on Easter Island were carved from volcanic rock starting around AD 1100 to mid-1600. Approximately 890 of these statues were carved and erected, ranging in height from 8 feet to an unfinished statue that is 71 feet. The average height is 13 feet and weighed 8 to 10 tons.

Found in the Dynasty Wholesale, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Easter Islander Salt and Pepper Shakers

Easter Islander Salt and Pepper Shakers

These shakers, approximately 4 inches tall and depicting smiling Moai, have no markings to indicate who the manufacturer was.

Salt and pepper shakers similar to these can be found on page 115 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Polynesian Pop, Salt and Pepper Shakers, and Tiki Collections.

G F Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

On the back of these salt and pepper shakers is written “Florida” while on the bottom is a red and gold decal with the letters “G F” and the word “Japan”.

Salt and pepper shakers similar to these can be found on page 117 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Polynesian Pop, Salt and Pepper Shakers, and Tiki Collections.

Gardens of Kona Hilton Hotel, Hawaii Postcard

Postcard depicting the Gardens of Kona Hilton Hotel, Hawaii

The Gardens of Kona Hilton Hotel has a resident Tiki statue on the grounds.

Found in the Labeled, Postcard, and Tiki Collections.

Green Tiki Mug

A green Tiki mug

This unmarked green Tiki mug is similar to the Dynasty Wholesale DW113 Green Tiki mug and the Orchids of Hawaii R5 Green Tiki mug.

Tiki mugs similar to this can be found on page 16 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Green Westwood Tiki Toothpick Holder

Green Westwood Tiki Toothpick Holder

While this ceramic toothpick holder has no manufacturers marks, the simple and distinctive geometric designs in raised relief suggest it was created by Westwood. This small item originally held toothpicks or “Tiki Party Sticks”.

This toothpick holder is approximately 2 inches tall and on the bottom, printed in ink, is “Japan”.

Items very similar to this can be found on page 63 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Polynesian Pop, Tiki, Toothpick Holders, and Westwood Collections.

Harvey’s Sneaky Tiki Mug

Harvey's Sneaky Tiki mug

I purchased this vintage, green, glazed ceramic Tiki mug from an antiques dealer who found it at an estate in Michigan. It was made by OMC for Harvey’s Sneaky Tiki Polynesian Lounge which was once part of Harvey’s Casino in Lake Tahoe, NV. This 16-ounce mug stands 7-inches tall and features a Tiki on the front and a torch on the back.

Written on the front in script is “Harvey’s” and on the back “Sneaky Tiki” and “Lake Tahoe”. On the bottom is a yellow-and-gold sticker that says “O M C” and “Japan”.

This mug is shown on page 57 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Otagiri, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Hawaiian Village Surfing Girl Mug

Hawaiian Village Surfing Girl mug

This glazed ceramic mug , most likely a reproduction of the Orchids of Hawaii R-80A Surfing Girl mug, was produced for the Hawaiian Village, a now-closed Polynesian restaurant located in New Westminster, BC, Canada. Hawaiian Village is mentioned on page 230 of Tiki Road Trip by James Teitelbaum and variants of this mug can be found on page 93 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

This mug stands 6 3/4-inches tall and holds twelve ounces. On the front is brown-haired woman, wearing a blue bikini, riding a yellow surfboard. On the back are five dolphins jumping in the ocean. Also on the back are “Aloha”, “Hawaiian Village”, and “525-9222″.

Similar mugs in my collection include an Orchids of Hawaii R-80A Surfing Girl mug and an unidentified Surfing Girl mug.

Found in the Hawaiiana, Labeled, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Hip Original Tiki Figurine

Hip Original Tiki figurine

This figurine of a Tiki, produced by Hip Original, is made from pulverized lava mixed with resin. In raised lettering on the front is the word “Hawaii” and inscribed on the bottom is “Made in Hawaii”, “Hip Original”, and “1973″.

Found in the Figurine, Hawaiiana, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

KC Co Ltd Ku Mug

KC Co Ltd Happy Tiki Mug

This brown, glazed ceramic mug looks like a happy Ku. On the bottom is “KC Co Ltd” and “Hawaii”.

Found in the KC Co Ltd, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

KC Co Ltd Leilani Mug

KC Co Ltd Leilani Mug

This brown, glazed ceramic mug looks like a happy Leilani. On the bottom is “KC Co Ltd” and “Hawaii”.

Found in the KC Co Ltd, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

KC Co Ltd Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

KC Co Ltd Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

This set of Tiki salt and pepper shakers was produced by KC Co Ltd. Inscribed on the bottom is “©KC Co Ltd Hawaii”.

Found in the KC Co Ltd, Polynesian Pop, Salt and Pepper Shakers, and Tiki Collections.

Kon Tiki Lamp

Unidentified Kon Tiki Lamp

This brass object, with a design similar to the sun god on the sail of Thor Heyerdahl’s raft the Kon Tiki, may be a candle holder or a broken oil lamp. When I found it at a thrift store, it center tube was partially filled with candle wax. However, this object does not appear to be well-suited for a life as a candle holder. With no manufacturer marks on it, I am unable to identify it.

Please note the similarity between this object and the Otagiri Kon Tiki mug.

Found in the Tiki Collection.

Libbey Tonga Mug

Front view of brown Libbey Tonga mugReverse view of brown Libbey Tonga mug

This ceramic tiki mug, produced by Libbey and called the Tonga mug, holds 24.75 ounces, is 7 1/8-inches tall and 3 1/4-inches wide. On the bottom of the mug is the imprint “Libbey®”.

Found in the Libbey, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Libbey Totem Mugs

Front view of blue Libby Totem mugReverse view of blue Libby Totem mug
Front and reverse view.

Front view of brown Libby Totem mugFront view of light brown Libby Totem mug
Two variations of the brown mug.

These mugs, produced by Libbey and called the Totem mugs, come in two colors kiwi (brown) and blue. I have examples of two variations of the brown color. These 20-ounce ceramic tumblers stand 7-inches tall and are 3-inches wide. On the bottom is the imprint “Libbey ®”.

Found in the Libbey, Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Mexican Souvenir Spoon

Souvenier Spoon from Mexico

This silver souvenir spoon from Mexico feature a carved jade handle with an Aztec motif. The jade carving looks vaguely Tiki to my eye, so, I have included it in my Tiki collection.

Found in the Tiki Collection.

Monkeypod Ku Mug

Monkeypod Tiki mug

This carved monkeypod Tiki mug, depicting Ku, has no manufacturer’s marks, yet, it does not appear to be someone’s craft project. This mug is 5-inches tall and holds 14 ounces.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Monkeypod Ku Mug

Monkeypod Tiki mug

This carved monkeypod Tiki mug, depicting Ku, has no manufacturer’s marks. This mug is 2 3/4-inches tall and holds 4 ounces.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Mr Tiki Mai Tai Lounge Matchbook

Matchbook from Mr Tiki Mai Tai LoungeMatchbook from Mr Tiki Mai Tai Lounge

Kat and I visited the Mr Tiki Mai Tai Lounge, located in the Gaslamp District of San Diego, during the summer of 2005. I liked the Mr Tiki Mai Tai Lounge because it had a sushi bar and a sidewalk patio located at one of the busier interections in the Gaslamp District. This made for great food with great people watching. Plus, the service was good as were the drinks.

I like this matchbook because it depicts a Tiki holding a Tiki torch on one side and a wahine holding a martiki on the other. BTW, the Mondo Martiki is huge. Bring a friend or two to help you drink it.

Found in the Labeled, Matchbook, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Multicolored Tiki Mug

Multicolored Tiki mug

There are no markings on this multicolored ceramic Tiki mug.

An unpainted Tiki mug similar to this, made by Jard Products, can be found on page 49 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Munktiki Tiki Oasis 7

Munktiki Tiki Oasis 7 Mug

This Munktiki limited edition Tiki mug, designed by Derek Yaniger, was limited to a run of 300 mugs. My particular mug is number 156. This purple-glazed mug stands approximately 6 3/4 inches tall and depicts the Hawaiian god Ku, the god of war.

On the back of the mug is “Tiki News Presents Hawaii-a-Go-Go”, “Tiki Oasis 7″, and 2007″. On the bottom of the mug, it reads “Munktiki *Derek”, “Tiki Oasis 7″, “156-300″, and “© 2007″.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Munktiki, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Conventions Collections.

Northwest Tiki Crawl 2006 Mug

Northwest Tiki Crawl 2006 mug

This limited edition mug was designed by Noel “Tikitronic” Henneman and produced for TIKI KON: Northwest Tiki Crawl 2006. This particular mug is number 30 of 100 and is signed by the designer.

Found in the Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Conventions Collections.

Orchids of Hawaii R-1 Headhunter Mug

green-colored Orchids of Hawaii R-1 Headhunter mugcream-colored Orchids of Hawaii R-1 Headhunter mug

These vintage Tiki mugs, produced by Orchids of Hawaii, feature the visage of a tattooed Maori headhunter.

These glazed ceramic mugs are 7-inches tall and hold 16 ounces. They came in three colors: green, cream, and brown. An identifying mark is the “Orchids of Hawaii” printed on the bottom of the mugs. These mugs were manufactured first in Japan and then Taiwan and typically have the country of origin printed on the bottom. Both of the above mugs were made in Japan. And, most, but not all, R-1 Headhunter mugs have “R-1″ printed on the bottom. If there are no markings other than “China” on the bottom, the mug is probably a Dynasty Wholesale mug.

Similar mugs in my collections include an unmarked brown Headhunter mug.

This mug can be found on page 13 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Orchids of Hawaii, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Orchids of Hawaii R-3 Jewel Eyes Mug

Orchids of Hawaii R-3 Jewel Eyes mug

This vintage Tiki mug is in good condition, with sharp markings and no chips or cracks, and has green, rhinestone eyes. The rim and the base are both glazed while the body has a bisque exterior with a cream base with a brown stain overlay. The 13 ounce mug stands 6 inches tall.

On the bottom are the inscriptions “Orchids of Hawaii”, “Japan”, and “R-3″.

This Tiki mug can be found on page 16 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Orchids of Hawaii, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Orchids of Hawaii R-72 Easter Island Mug

Orchids of Hawaii R-72 Easter Island mug

This vintage 13-ounce glazed ceramic, headvase-style mug stands 6 1/2-inches tall. This Tiki mug looks like a miniature Easter Island Moai statue carved from wood. Imprinted on the bottom of the mug is “Orchids of Hawaii” and “Japan”.

Similar mugs in my collection include the Dynasty Wholesale DW128 Easter Islander mug and an unmarked brown Moai mug.

This Tiki mug can be found on page 16 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Orchids of Hawaii, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Orchids of Hawaii R-74 Tiki Mug

Orchids of Hawaii R-74 Tiki mug

This vintage ceramic 12-ounce mug stands 6-inches tall. This mug is molded in the semblance of the Hawaiian god Ku, the god of war.

Impressed on the bottom is “Orchids of Hawaii R-74″ and “Japan”.

Similar mugs in my collections include an unmarked brown Ku mug.

This Tiki mug can be found on page 15 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Orchids of Hawaii, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Orchids of Hawaii R-76 Lono Mug

Orchids of Hawaii R-76 Lono mug

This vintage, glazed ceramic mug holds 12-ounces and is 6-inches tall. This mug depicts Lono, the God of Peace and Prosperity. This mug has been well cared for and has no chips, no crazing, and no skuff marks in the glaze.

Inscribed on the bottom of the mug is “Orchids of Hawaii”, “R-76″, and “Japan”.

This mug can be found on page 16 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Orchids of Hawaii, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Orchids of Hawaii R-91 Leilani Mug

Orchids of Hawaii R-91 Leilani mug

This vintage brown Tiki mug is in good condition with no cracks or chips. On the bottom of the mug, it reads “Orchids of Hawaii R-91″ and “Japan”. This 13 ounce mug stands 5 inches tall. The Leilani mug is one of the more commonly found Tiki mugs.

The Leilani mug can be found on page 59 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Orchids of Hawaii, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Otagiri Kon Tiki Mug

Otagiri Kon Tiki mug

This vintage, glazed ceramic mug, produced by Otagiri, is commonly called the Kon Tiki mug due to its similarity to the sun god on Thor Heyerdahl’s raft of the same name.

This mug can be found on page 24 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Otagiri, and Tiki Collections.

Otagiri ‘Peanut’ Mug

Otagiri 'Peanut' mug

This vintage mug by Otagiri is commonly called the “Peanut” mug because the texture on the back resemble that of a peanut. While particular mug is brown, the “Peanut” mug came in a variety of colors, such a tan, gray, and green. Many variations of this mug can be found with restaurant and bar names imprinted on them.

On the bottom of this mug is printed “Imported by Otagiri Co”. There also is a gold-colored sticker on the bottom with “OMC” and “Japan” on it.

This Tiki mug can be found on page 34 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Mug, Otagiri, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Outrigger Lounge Matchbook

Matchbook cover for the Outrigger Lounge

This is a matchbook cover from the Outrigger Lounge and Tropic Bowl in Rochester, MN.

On the front, outside cover is printed “Outrigger Lounge”, “Dancing Entertainment Nightly”, and “Fifth Ave S.E. & Fourth St. Rochester, Minnesota” next to a Tiki. On the other side is “Tropic Bowl”, “20 Lanes”, and “Elbo Room” and a shield with crossed spears.

Found in the Labeled, Matchbook, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Pony Express Creations 16 Ounce Tiki Mugs

Pony Express Creations 16 Ounce Tiki Mugs

These 16 ounce glazed ceramic Tiki mugs, produced by Pony Express Creations, represent Kanaloa, Ku, Kane, and Lono, respectively. Kanaloa is God of the Ocean. Ku is Architect and Maker of War. Kane is The Creator. And, Lono is God of Peace and Prosperity.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, Pony Express Creations, and Tiki Collections.

Pony Express Creations 20 Ounce Tiki Mugs

Pony Express Creations 20 Ounce Tiki Mugs

These 20 ounce glazed ceramic Tiki mugs, produced by Pony Express Creations, represent Kanaloa, Ku, Kane, and Lono, respectively. Kanaloa is God of the Ocean. Ku is Architect and Maker of War. Kane is The Creator. And, Lono is God of Peace and Prosperity.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, Pony Express Creations, and Tiki Collections.

Pony Express Creations Kane Shot Glass

Pony Express Creations Kane Shot Glass

This ceramic two ounce shot glass depicts Kane, The Creator, and has a leather strap for hanging around your neck.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, Pony Express Creations, and Tiki Collections.

Pony Express Creations Tiki Shotglasses

Pony Express Creations Tiki Shotglasses

These 2 ounce glazed ceramic Tiki shotglasses, produced by Pony Express Creations, represent Kanaloa, Ku, Kane, and Lono, respectively. Kanaloa is God of the Ocean. Ku is Architect and Maker of War. Kane is The Creator. And, Lono is God of Peace and Prosperity.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, Pony Express Creations, and Tiki Collections.

Ron Jon Wahgi The Wave Warrior Mug

Ron Jon's Wahgi The Wave Warrior Mug - front viewRon Jon's Wahgi The Wave Warrior Mug - back view

This glazed, ceramic Tiki mug is manufactured by Tiki Farm exclusively for Ron Jon Surf Shop. This limited edition run of 500 was designed by Drew Brophy. This large mug stands 8 inches tall and holds 23 ounces. On the front is a big-toothed Tiki, wearing shorts, with a surfboard standing upright behind him. This Tiki has noticably large arms and feet. On the reverse side, in raised relief on the base, is “Ron Jon”. Also, inscribed is “Wahgi The Wave Warrior”. Near the top is a medallion depicting a man riding a surfboard. On the bottom is “Drew by Tiki Farm © 2005″. The whole mug is brown with a wood-grain texture.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Slii Woods Monkeypod Ku mug

Slii Woods Monkeypod Tiki mug

This carved monkeypod Tiki mug, depicting Ku, is 4 inches tall and holds 12 ounces. On the bottom are two stickers. One of which says “Slii Woods Honolulu” and the other “Made in Philippines”.

Found in the Mug and Tiki Collections.

Wood Tiki Statue

Wood Tiki Statue

Engraved on the bottom of this small wood statue is “Tangaroa” and on the back is “Kapina of Rotorua”. Tangaroa is a Polynesian sea-god who separated the sky from the earth. To the best of my knowledge, Rotorua is located in New Zealand.

Found in the Statue and Tiki Collections.

Steve Crane Bird of Paradise Bowl

Steve Crane Bird of Paradise Bowl

The vintage Tiki bowl, which looks like an owl, is approximately 7 inches wide and 3 3/4 inches tall. On the bottom of the Bird of Paradise bowl is inscribed “Designed by Steve Crane Associates”.

This bowl can be can be found on page 3 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Bowl, Polynesian Pop, Steve Crane, and Tiki Collections.

Steve Crane Kon-Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

Steve Crane Kon-Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

On the bottom of the shakers, it reads “Design by S Crane” and “Japan”. On the back of each is “Kon-Tiki”.

Salt and pepper shakers similar to this can be found on page 116 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Labeled, Polynesian Pop, Salt and Pepper Shakers, Steve Crane, and Tiki Collections.

Tiki Bar TV Suffering Bastard Mug

Tiki Bar TV Suffering Bastard Mug

This blue glaze ceramic mug is produced by Tiki Farm. It is an official Trader Vic’s Suffering Bastard mug with the Tiki Bar TV logo embedded in silver and gold on the back.

Inscribed on the bottom of the mug is “Trader Vic’s by Tiki Farm” and “© 2002″

Found in the Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Bottle Opener

Tiki bottle opener

This bottle opener, made from resin, depicts Ku, Architect and Maker of War.

Found in the Tiki Collection.

Tiki Farm Drei Moai Mug

Tiki Farm Drei Moai Mug

This Drei Moai limited edition Tiki mug, designed by Squid, was limited to a run of 250 mugs. My particular mug is number 62. This emerald green-glazed three-footed mug stands approximately 8 1/4 inches tall. The following description is from Tiki Farm:

The mug is a footed tall cylindrical mug with 3 Moai Sentinels flanking the perimeter. Smooth lava rim overflow transitions into a pebbled-rock style rim and a scraped backdrop with 3 potbellied grimacing Moai’s (please take note of the “outie” belly buttons).

On the bottom of the mug, it reads “Limited Edition of 250″, “Tiki Farm”, and “Squid”.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Giant Ku Lakanuki Mug

Front view of Tiki Farm Giant Ku Lakanuki

This glazed ceramic Tiki mug was produced by Tiki Farm for the Lakanuki Bar in Mammoth Lake, CA. From Tiki Farm’s website, this mug features a permanent fired decal commemorating it to the Lakanuki. The total production run on this customized mug was 147 each.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Ka Hale Tiki Mug

Tiki Farm Ka Hale Tiki mug

This tall, vase-like Tiki mug, produced by Tiki Farm, is known variously as the Ka Hale Tiki mug, the House of Tiki mug, and the Shaka mug. This mug depicts a Tiki with a large, toothy grin doing the shaka sign with both hands. The mug is marked to look as if carved from wood.

On the front of the base of the mug is written “Aloha” while on the back are three footprints, as if someone had walked on a sandy beach. In raised letter on the back of the mug is “Ka Hale Tiki” and in pressed lettering is “House of Tiki”, “Costa Mesa”, “Newport Bch”, and “So Cal”. On the bottom of the mug is pressed letter is “Tiki Farm © 2003″.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Mr. Bali Hai Mug

Tiki Farm Mr. Bali Hai mug

This ceramic mug, a reproduction of the original Mr. Bali Hai mug, depicts a headhunter with a bone through his nose and was produced by Tiki Farm for the Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island in San Diego, CA.

On the bottom of the mug are the following: “‘Mr Bali Hai’ made exclusively for the Bali Hai Restaurant”, “San Diego, Calif.”

A variation of this Tiki mug can be found on page 17 of Tiki Quest - Collecting the Exotic Past by Duke Carter.

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Farm Tres Tiki

Tiki Farm Tres Tiki Bowl

This Tres Tiki limited edition Tiki bowl, designed by Von Franco, was manufactured by Tiki Farm as part of their artist series and limited to a run of 300 bowls. My particular mug is number 34. This three-footed bowl stands approximately 3 inches tall, has a brown glazed exterior and a green-glazed interior. It depicts three artists at Tikis: Von Franco, Shag, and the Pizz.

Inscribed on the side of the bowl is “Von Franco”, “Shag”, and “Pizz”. On the bottom of the mug, it reads “© 2003″ and “Von Franco by Tiki Farm”.

Found in the Bowl, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Tiki Leilani Mug

Unidentified Tiki Leilani mug

This is an example of the common Leilani mug. Thousands of these were produced by Orchids of Hawaii and sold at Tiki bars and Polynesian restaurants. This glazed ceramic mug has no manufacturers marks. Engraved on the base is “Tiki Leilani”.

Found in the Mug, Polynesian Pop, and Tiki Collections.

Treasure Craft Ki’i Mug

Front view of Treasure Craft Ki'i Mug

Back view of Treasure Craft Ki'i Mug

This ceramic mug, depicting Ki’i, the Creator God, was produced by Treasure Craft. It is molded to look like it was carved from wood.

On the back is inscribed “Treasure Craft Hawaii”, “No 72″, and “19©60″

This Treasure Craft mug can be found on page 63 of Treasure Craft Pottery & Pottery Craft Stoneware by George A. Higby.

Found in the Mug, Tiki, and Treasure Craft Collections.

Waikiki Room Matchbooks

Matchbook cover for the Waikiki RoomMatchbook cover for the Waikiki Room

Matchbook cover for the Waikiki RoomMatchbook cover for the Waikiki Room

These are matchbook covers from the Waikiki Room in the Hotel Nicollet which later became the Pick-Nicollet Hotel.

The Hotel Nicollet matchbook is relatively simple with “Waikiki Room”, “Hotel Nicollet”, and “Minneapolis” on one side and a drawing of a Tiki on the other. The Pick-Nicollet matchbook cover has “Jolly Miller Charcoal Broiler” on one side with the following on the other: “Pick-Nicollet an Albert Pick Hotel”, “Minneapolis, Minn FE 3-3177″, and “Exotic Waikiki Room” with a drawing of a Tiki and a Tiki bar.

Found in the Hotei, Labeled, Matchbook, Polynesian Pop, Tiki, and Twin Cities Collections.

Wood Tiki Statue

A wood Tiki statue

I call this wood Tiki statue the Flower Tiki because of the flower carved in its forehead.

Found in the Statue and Tiki Collections.

Wood Tiki Statue

Wood Tiki Statue

On the bottom of this carved, wood Tiki statue is engraved “Lapaula 2004″.

Found in the Statue and Tiki Collections.

Wood Tiki Statue

Wood Tiki Statue

On the bottom of this carved, wood Tiki statue is engraved “Siale 2004″.

Found in the Statue and Tiki Collections.

Wood Tiki Statue

Wood Tiki Statue

I call this carved, wood Tiki statue the Sunrise Tiki because of the sun carved into its forehead.

Found in the Statue and Tiki Collections.

Wood Tiki Statue

Wood Tiki Statue

On the bottom of this carved, wood Tiki statue is “Lapaula ‘04″.

Found in the Statue and Tiki Collections.

Psycho Suzi's Martiki Mug

Psycho Suzi's Martiki Mug - front view

This glazed, ceramic Tiki mug is manufactured by Tiki Farm for Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge,a Polynesian-themed tiki bar in Minneapolis, MN.

The mug was designed by Tiki tOny and manufactured by Tiki Farm. This mug is in the shape of a martini glass with a tiki as the stem. On the base, in raised letters, is "Psycho Suzi's". On the bottom of the mug, are the words "Tiki tOny by Tiki Farm".

Psycho Suzi's Martiki Mug - bottom view

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

Aqua Tiki Mug

Aqua Tiki Mug - front viewAqua Tiki Mug - rear view

This glazed, ceramic Tiki mug was designed by Flounder and manufactured by Tiki Farm.

This mug features a tiki wearing at diving helmet. One the back of the helmet is an octopus has attached itself. On the bottom of the mug, in raised letters, are the words "Flounder by Tiki Farm" and "2011".

Aqua Tiki Mug - bottom view

Found in the Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Farm Collections.

The Tikiyaki Orchestra Hukilau 2008 Mug

The Tikiyaki Orchestra Hukilau 2008 Mug - front viewThe Tikiyaki Orchestra Hukilau 2008 Mug - rear view

This glazed, ceramic Tiki mug was designed by Squid for The Tikiyaki Orchestra for their 2008 appearance at The Hukilau.

This mug had a limited production run of 120 mugs and came in Tahitian Blue. On the front is depicted a tiki. On the back are the words "The Tikiyaki Orchestra" and "Hukilau 2008". On the bottom is "© 2008 Squid".

Found in the Labeled, Mug, Tiki, and Tiki Conventions Collections.

Modern China Droopy Tiki (The St Paul) Mug

Modern China Droopy Tiki (The St Paul) - front viewModern China TDroopy Tiki (The St Paul) - rear view

This glazed, ceramic Tiki mug is commonly known as the Droopy Tiki. It is white with the logo, "The St Paul", of the St. Paul insurance company on the back and "Modern China" and "USA" inscribed on the bottom.

Found in the Labeled, Modern China, Mug, and Tiki Collections.

Munktiki Maori Brown Mug

Munktiki Maori Brown Mug - front viewMunktiki Maori Brown Mug - rear view

This brown, glazed, ceramic Maori-stylized Tiki mug was designed by Paul Nielsen and sold by Munktiki. There is a hole on the top of each fist for inserting a spear. Printed on the bottom is "Muntiki Imports™ 2015".

Found in the Mug, Munktiki, and Tiki Collections.

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