Kahiki Collection

Post Card

A postcard of dinner at the Kahiki. Are you sure it’s the Kahiki? Why, yes, it says so right on the pig!

Pig

But to a collector, this is a laundry list of things to strive for.

PMP

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Penang #1 Drink mug – Paul Marshal “Peanut” mug. Unmarked, these are very common.

Port Light

KC

Starboard Light glass by Imperial Glass Company, used by many Polynesian places.

Coconut

KC

Native Nectar – Coconut mug – Marked on the bottom

salt and pepper

Salt and Pepper shakers – there were at least 5 types used at the Kahiki  – usually marked and not too hard to find

necklace

Necklace? Often hard to find, they are being seen more often. Marked.

kahiki necklace

silverware

Silverware, marked Kahiki

kahiki forks

 

kahiki knife

kahiki spoons

Saucer

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Mystery Blossom drink glass – The “Martiki” in saucer form by Morgantown – unmarked

Tall

Malayan Mist drink glass – unmarked

chair

Chairs -generally found in Columbus, but likely all long gone

table

Tables – many in use at the Tropical Bistro

ashtray

ashtray

Ashtrays – sometimes marked

sugar

Sauce jar, lidded and marked

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menu

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Menus – there are at least 3 types of drink menus out there. This looks like the 1961 version in the postcard. Later version above.

Idol’s Cast

Idol’s Cast bowl by Hoffman Pottery – two varieties (or more)

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lamp

Lamps – by HiTiki? – several types

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barrel

Zombie glass holder – extremely rare

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 What do you collect? Me, I have a postcard or two, and a menu or two, and a mug or two…

Every piece brings more clues.

1 thought on “Kahiki Collection”

  1. aahhh zooming into those color separations is like having an acid trip in a roy lichtenstein painting ;D ~ but seriously, excellent sleuthing ~ i hope to be able to do a similar exercise with the emerson hotel hawaiian room images once we get higher quality scans from the to’alepais.

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