Created for the company as promotional give-aways as a run of 500 mugs which features their signature brand mermaid surrounded by sea life.
This is one of the Hawaiian Inn logo tikis. The Hawaiian Inn logo is a stylized version of what is commonly called a paddle-licker, knife-licker, or paddle-sucker tiki. This version is in green, the knife is small and is not actually touching the tiki's tongue, which is sticking out. Yellow glazed interior. Base says "Hawaiian Inn" in raised block letters, back says "Daytona Beach Fla" in raised letters. Stamped "Japan" on bottom.
This is a mug featuring a stylized stereotypical Asian male face with a long mustache, commonly referred to as a Fu Manchu mug. This version is from Dynasty Wholesale, and might be made from molds originally from Orchids of Hawaii. Might be marked "Made in China" and "DW118" on bottom.
Dingo McPhee's description:
"Made in China" on bottom. No logo on back.
This dark brown mug was manufactured by Dynasty Wholesale. It is shaped like a stalk of bamboo with leaves.
This tiki shot mug from KC Co is Ku-like, with an almost smiling face. Eyes are squinted, figure-eight mouth, squatting body, with many "chisel" marks. Marked "KC Co Ltd. Hawaii" on bottom.
This is a clear double sided Tiki head shaped glass. It has no markings. The Tiki head has round eyes and its open mouth and square teeth are open in a wide scream.
This is a shot mug shaped like a Tiki. It has upward-looking eyes, a large nose, and an open mouth. There is also a full mug sized version of the "Serenader" design.
This is a stock green tiki mug from Dynasty, like the Orchids R-5. The design has a tiki with almond-shaped slanted eyes, and a small mouth full of jagged teeth. Zig zag design along top rim.
Mug of a blonde surfer girl, surfing on a field of white waves, on a blue background. Surfer is wearing a red bikini.
This brown mug is based on the Orchids of Hawaii R-1 Warrior mug, but it's made by Dynasty Wholesale, and it's smaller.
White cylinder with raised criss-cross pattern, inset on the front containing a 3-D hula girl from head to just past her hips. Girls has red flowers, and a red bikini top. Probably derived from an old Orchids of Hawaii R-79 mold.
Stylized moai design, tan/light brown color, with coffee-bean-like eyes, nostrils, and lips. Vertical "dashes" are indented into the mug all over. Likely derived from the Orchids of Hawaii R-72 mold.
This light brown mug was manufactured by Dynasty Wholesale. It is shaped like a bunch of bamboo with leaves.
Dingo McPhee's description:
Orange fish. Marked DW169 on bottom.
This mug is all turquoise blue and depicts a mermaid. Modeled after the earlier R-99 Orchids of Hawaii Mermaid Mug Blue but less detailed.
This brown resin coconut mug has a hinged lid with a straw hole and a white insert. It was sold by Target.
This yellow mug with lid is shaped like a pineapple and was manufactured by Dynasty Wholesale.