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Photos: 10 highlights from The Hukilau 2019 in Fort Lauderdale

For a taste of what you can expect during this year’s whirlwind Tiki weekender in June, take a look back at last year’s festivities with dozens of photos and 10 memorable moments. Continue reading

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The Tiki Times: Preview the full 2020 events calendar

NEW: Check out The Atomic Grog’s annual calendar for all the major events across the world of Tiki culture. This list also includes rum events, plus modernism, surf and rockabilly music, Disney and other happenings of interest to the Tiki … Continue reading

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The Year in Tiki 2019: Recap all the top events with photos and video

Once again, The Atomic Grog documented an entire 12 months of events in 2019, following the top Tiki and rum events, plus mid-century modern, surf and rockabilly music, Disney and other happenings of interest to the Tiki community. Check below … Continue reading

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UPDATE: The Hukilau returns to historic hotel for 19th annual Tiki weekender June 3-7, 2020

Rooms at the B Ocean Resort on Fort Lauderdale Beach are filling up fast following the late December announcement that The Hukilau would be returning to the former Yankee Clipper property for its 19th annual Tiki weekender in June. Continue reading

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What we learned at Appleton master blender Joy Spence’s rum tasting at The Mai-Kai

What could possibly be better than an Appleton Estate rum tasting at The Mai-Kai? How about the first-ever such event at the historic Polynesian palace hosted by Joy Spence, the longtime master blender for the venerable Jamaican brand synonymous with pure premium rum. Continue reading

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The Hukilau 2019 rewind: Photos and video from social media

Updated June 20 Like the daily thunderstorms that didn’t seem to dampen anybody’s spirits, The Hukilau careened through Fort Lauderdale last week for its 18th annual Tiki weekender with an exhaustive schedule of events at the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel, B … Continue reading

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The Hukilau 2019 latest news and updates

Find out what events are sold out and get info on everything from the new smartphone app to the See Aloha charity auction. Continue reading

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The Rums of The Mai-Kai: The Atomic Grog presents new class and symposium at The Hukilau 2019

Hurricane Hayward of The Atomic Grog will take guests of The Hukilau 2019 on an virtual journey to the Caribbean to learn about the key rums and styles that have dominated The Mai-Kai’s acclaimed cocktails for more than 60 years. Continue reading

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Event spotlight: Arizona Tiki Oasis brings Polynesian Pop party to the desert

Arizona Tiki Oasis brings all the hallmarks of the original event to a mid-century desert setting, from a vintage hotel to some of the biggest names in the Tiki revival. Continue reading

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The Hukilau 2019 update: Last party at Pier Sixty-Six? Rooms, events selling fast as new cocktail classes added

As The Hukilau fast approaches its 18th annual Tiki weekender in Fort Lauderdale in June, hotel rooms at the host Pier Sixty-Six have sold out, and the more popular classes and symposiums and classes are filling up. But new events are still being added, including a cocktail class on the rums of The Mai-Kai hosted by The Atomic Grog. Continue reading

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