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Mahalo Tiki presents our new tiki mug called Nukumanu

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Ok....  I have actually had this mug out for a few weeks but I have neglected to post in our blog for a couple months. I would like to present our NEWEST Tiki mug called Nukumanu. [caption id="attachment_341" align="aligncenter" width="1500"] Concept drawing for the Nukumanu Tiki Mug[/caption] Nukumanu is inspired by the art of Papua New Guinea, Nukuman is a small island off Papua New Guinea. This mug was designed by our friend Philippe Tilikete. You can check out more of Philippe's art on his own blog.  Click here to go to his blog. Here is some words from Philippe...

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Tiki - A D.I.Y. Lifestyle Be Anything and Anywhere You Want to Be . . . And More! By Darin Mecher

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Tiki - A D.I.Y. Lifestyle Be Anything and Anywhere You Want to Be . . . And More! By Darin Mecher        I have detailed some of the things I like to call “Tiki 101” in my past articles.  I told you how I became Tiki obsessed.  I gave some tips on bargain Tiki hunting.  I discussed music.  Now, I would like to get more into the nuts and bolts of the Tiki lifestyle, the way I see them, and hopefully these might give you some inspiration and some direction for your own journey into the spirit of the...

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COMING SOON! Brand NEW " Shrunken Shriner " Tiki Mug by Mahalo Tiki

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To all our Tiki Fans....   We have been working with John Mulder to create a very awesome Tiki mug for you.  We call this bad boy the " Shrunken Shriner " tiki mug. John did a wonderful job of taking our concept and turning it into reality.  The colors and the details are absolutely fantastic.  Now this mug will be done in a brown glaze and then a green glaze.   I am calling one brown leather and the other rotting green. [caption id="attachment_313" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Here is the final glaze on the " Shrunken Shriner " head tiki mug by...

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Exotica - A Musical Perspective on Tiki by Darin Mecher

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Exotica - A Musical Perspective on Tiki Polynesian Pop, Punk and Phonographs By Darin Mecher      Every culture and lifestyle has music surrounding it.  It is just a human fact that music is joined to everything we do and aspire to.  Just like with any culture, Tiki culture has its own music and its own sound. There are many crossovers and some people in Tiki culture might not listen to specifically Tiki music, but there are some albums and some bands that just need to be mentioned for one to have a fuller experience and knowledge of what it means...

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Hang Ten - Buying into Tiki Culture by Darin Mecher

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Hang Ten - Buying into Tiki Culture Ten Bucks / Twenty Bucks / Don’t Break the Bank!   By Darin Mecher [caption id="attachment_296" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Tiki Room by Darin Mecher[/caption] Whenever I show a friend my Tiki Room, the conversation always leans toward some version of “how did you afford all this stuff?”  Now, I don’t show the Tiki Room off to impress anyone with my stuff, I show it off to show them what Tiki is all about to me.  I usually laugh and tell them that it is actually a very affordable hobby and that it is a...

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