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Swanky is Tim Glazner, co-creator and organizer of Hukilau and collector of Polynesian Pop. He created the first carving seminar for Tiki carvers and helped organize Tiki Eyeball at the Aku Tiki Room in Illinois and other events. He is author of Mai-Kai: History & Mystery of the Iconic Tiki Restaurant. He is the creator of the Grogalizer site for helping you try all of Beachbum Berry’s cocktails. He produced the Tiki Daze calendar and was voted “Best Mixologist” by Metro Pulse magazine. He produced a line of Tiki bowls in cooperation with the Mai-Kai celebrating that great institution. He has lectured around the country and been invited to speak around the world. He is into Midcentury culture and Tiki is a part of that.

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