Tag Archives: Ed Hamilton

The Hukilau 2016 Day 2 photo recap: Savage Jungle Swimshow, Tiki Tower Takeover, Kickoff Party and Tiki Treasures Bazaar, Shag’s SkyLounge, After Party at Kreepy Tiki

Highlights and photos from the 15th annual Polynesian Pop weekender in Fort Lauderdale. The memorable second day included two special events in the 17th floor Pier Top Ballroom: The Tiki Tower Takeover featuring five top bar teams from around the … Continue reading

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The Hukilau updates: High Tide party, rum sponsor rundown, merchandise preview and photos!

Updated June 30 On sale now: The Hukilau 2016 merchandise by Shag, inspired by The Mai-Kai NEW Photos: First exclusive day-by-day recap 15-year tributes: Tiki Kiliki’s memories | Video: The first 14 years Official sites: TheHukilau.com | Facebook: Page and … Continue reading

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Week in Tiki (March 16-31, 2016): Lost Lake fire and more Tiki bar news, event previews, Lemon Hart rum returning?

Late March was punctuated by upheaval in the Tiki bar world, including a fire at Lost Lake in Chicago and the confirmed closing of Trader Vic’s in Portland. We also have updates on the upcoming Pacific Seas in Los Angeles … Continue reading

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The Week in Tiki (Oct. 5-18, 2015): Tiki Mondays with Miller 2015 finale, Hulaween at The Mai-Kai, world’s best bars honored

This week’s Tiki update has a New York City and Halloween bent. Get the latest on Tiki Mondays with Miller, Hulaween at The Mai-Kai, and find out which Tiki establishments are among the world’s 50 best bars. We also have … Continue reading

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Rums of The Mai-Kai: Lemon Hart 151 returns, Appleton replaces Kohala Bay

Updated April 11, 2017 As of September 2016, The Mai-Kai has begun using the latest reboot of Lemon Hart 151 Demerara rum, the iconic mixing rum from Guyana. This dark overproof spirit, which disappeared from the U.S. market in mid-2014, … Continue reading

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Mai-Kai cocktail review: Demerara rum, secret mix revive classic Bora Bora

Updated Dec. 21, 2016 See below: Our Bora Bora review | Ancestor recipe | NEW: Tribute recipe 3.0 Related: Mai-Kai cocktail guide What a difference one rum can make. Relegated to the bottom end of our ratings and nearly forgotten, … Continue reading

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