Currently adding descriptions! We'll have multiple tracks of panels from 3pm Friday through 1pm Sunday, including an entire "Tipsy Crafting" track with free or low cost crafting panels.
Come find out how to wear a Lava-Lava or Sarong.
Sea Serpent Meeting House
Headhunter Ray discusses steering the senses to create a spatial
experience that envelops guests with maximum aesthetic impact.
The Luau Lads (who like Falernum so much they started a company making it!) and other cocktail pros discuss what Falernum is, it’s history, and how to use it.
Information on Inuhele, what to not miss, what to look for and other tips and tricks to make Inuhele awesome for you.
Please join us at one of our fundraising sessions supporting the Giving Kitchen, a local charity supporting the hospitality industry, with a talk by spirit writer and host Paul Senft sponsored by rum brands from around the world.
Tickets at Inuhele Merch Booth in Trading Post
The pacific rhythms of exotica are transformed into tropical hip hop of a rum-fueled faux-jungle; an immersive audio collage of exotica samples.
Sea Serpent Meeting House
Heather Pleasant, granddaughter of William Westenhaver, presents an informative slideshow packed with Witco Decor images, tips on collecting, restoration, recognizing a knock-off and the most commonly asked questions received at witcodecor.com. Q&A encouraged.
Hear Jason T. Smith tell an incredible story of how Cora Sunny Sund, a shrewd businesswoman, built the Don The Beachcomber empire in conjunction with the Chicago Mob. This seminar will focus on the years 1940-1953 using Sund’s own financial ledgers for research.
Interested in rum, but don’t know where to start? A gentle introduction to this incredibly diverse spirit from an unprofessional amateur who just loves the stuff.
Shaheen was the largest and most innovative mid-century aloha wear manufacturer in Hawaii. We’ll learn about his textile design and printing processes, look at some of his most popular fabric designs, and discover what’s available today.
Bring your extras and swap to add to your collection of swizzle sticks - hosted by everyone’s favorite tiki bird, CHICKAPHANT!
Groovy Coconut Lounge
Keoki explains how he uses Polynesian patterns and creates the stories that his clients want to tell. He will also be diving into the philosophies behind the patterns and how he creates “Mana”.
Craig “Colonel Tiki” Hermann will share a bit of spirit history, a handful of useful formulae, and classic flavor combinations that form the foundation of tropical drink mixology.
Christina will be teaching the American style of Mah Jongg, a four-player game of both skill and luck. Vintage and antique sets will be on display during the class, where you’ll get a history of the game, introductory lessons, and an hour of social play.
Around the Sea Serpent Meeting House
Known for her creative approach to entertaining, design and food with vintage flair, Darlene will present unique and entertaining ideas to make your next tiki gathering spectacular.
Some of the retro artist types in attendance dig deep on their influences, techniques that make something feel more “retro”, vintage artists they like, and similar topics.