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Celebrating classic and modern Polynesian Pop

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UT

Name:Polynesian Resort, Lani Restaurant
Type:hotel
Street:291 Ocean Shores Blvd.
City:Ocean Shores
State:WA
Zip:
country:USA
Phone:
Status:operational

Description:
Here is a great image of the vintage sign. The place is still open but I think most of the Polynesian decor is gone along with the Lani Restaurant. Anyone have anything on this one? Here is the website for the resort. http://thepolynesian.com/


A newer image from the website.

[ Edited by: uncle trav 2009-09-05 07:21 ]

Trav,

Here is another postcard with a different sign out front, not an improvement in my book.

Also a postcard rendering from Puamana.

The matchbook.

DC

UT

Thanks DC. I was thinking you may have something. Great stuff. Another example of how the rendering is always better than the real thing.

Found while surfing the net.

arrgh! Were is the other big tiki? Why didn't they take pictures!

aloha, tikicoma

[ Edited by: tikicoma 2012-06-10 01:59 ]

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I found this mug from the Polynesian Ocean shores

That is a cool find, Don, since this is a hobbyist mug, but I don't think a version from this hotel has come up yet:

http://www.tikicentral.com/viewtopic.php?topic=20758&forum=5

It's out there in all kinds of glazes, some more interesting than others, like the one on the left, with speckles of green:

Now the one on the right (from the Tiki Kate collection) would not be so interesting, would it not have this pedigree on the back:

Despite the gold cold paint job being pretty crappy, the combination of Tiki and Space Needle is damn cool!
Maybe there was a booth where you could "paint your own Tiki mug" at the fair? And who was Virginia Moore ?

A house wife ? A teenager ? A tourist from Southern California? Will we ever find out? :)

P.S.: Not to forget, here's a GOOD thread about that World's Fair:
http://www.tikicentral.com/viewtopic.php?mode=viewtopic&topic=19276&forum=1&start=0

[ Edited by: bigbrotiki 2012-07-24 00:19 ]

T

Thanks for the info, Tiki central is great for research!

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