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Let's Welcome Darin Mecher... Our first Associate Blogger and writer for Mahalo Tiki
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When the Glass Globe Light Came On My Personal Discovery of Tiki By Darin Mecher I have been a bona fide card carrying member of the retro lifestyle for as long as I can remember. I came to it from the rockabilly music scene and branched out from there to include beautiful old cars, beautiful rat rods, beautiful pin ups, and of course, beautiful art. My interest in artwork from the golden era of swank, or what I like to call the “mythological swanky life” came not only from my interest in tattoos, but from my boredom with today’s...
New Event for Mahalotiki.com - Midnight Mass Car show at Thunder Valley Casino July 7th, 2012
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[caption id="attachment_216" align="aligncenter" width="806"] Midnight Mass Car show[/caption] 9th Annual Midnight Mass Car Show Saturday, July 7th 2012 4pm- Midnight Thunder Valley Casino & Resort Show Cars & Motorcycles Live Music Pin Up Contest Vendors Mahalotiki.com will be attending this event. Come out and visit us! Plus check out some rad rides!
Tiki Culture in Custom Cars & Hot Rods
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For as long as the custom car has been around people have been adding a touch of Polynesian pop to them. I was at the TIKI Marketplace at Don the Beachcomber's last week and saw this very cool truck. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="612" caption="Full Tiki Treatment to a Suzuki Samurai"][/caption] It is a Suzuki Samurai that has been Tiki'fied and a flair of OD military. I love the way the owner used tiki torches and skulls. Reminds me of something right out of the Indiana Jones ride at Disneyland or Jurassic Park. There was a Tiki show last summer at...