The Tiki Torches

Links

Blogs

Podcasts

  • Cocktail Nation. Join Kooper in the Sydney Penthouse as he spins the very best classic and neo lounge along with the most interesting characters of swank join him for a chat on this weekly podcast
  • Quiet Village Podcast, Exotica, Polynesian & Lounge featuring rare and vintage recordings from yesterday and today
  • Exotic Tiki Island, a podcast and ETI RADIO monthly broadcast featuring vintage Hawaiian, exotica & tiki tunes

Web Radio

Forums

  • Tiki Central, a place to celebrate the classic Tiki Bars of the mid-century and the design aesthetic they established
  • Swizzle Luau Lounge, where mermaids exist and volcanos have booze at the bottom of them
  • Texas Tikiphiles, for Texas-based lovers of tiki, Polynesia and PolyPop, MCM design, urban archeology, cocktails, carvings & more
  • Critiki, ratings and information on over 1,000 tiki locations around the world, provided by fellow tiki explorers

Artists

Places

  • Howie’s Tiki Bar, home of authentic tiki drinks, great food, and a vibe unmatched on this side of the South Pacific
  • Lei Low Rum & Tiki Bar, your friendly neighborhood Rum bar in Houston
  • Enchanted Tiki Lounge, an exclusive & private tropical paradise complete with a palapa, boardwalk, pool, palms, grub and bar all in the heart of Conroe, Texas

Events

  • The Lava Luau, a family-fun event on the Downtown Square Carrollton, Texas complete with live music, vendors, contests, photo opportunities, festive food and hula dancers!
  • The Texas Tiki Roundup, invitation-only Tiki party held at a secret location near Austin for only the most devoted Tikiphiles
  • The Tiki Oasis, the largest and longest-running festival in the world for lovers of Island lifestyle and purveyors of Polynesian Pop
  • The Hukilau, an annual event celebrating Polynesian Pop culture while honoring a historic Tiki location