Similar to the more common bucket tiki design with three tikis, but this one was created by OMC only for Harvey's Lake Tahoe, and it features the Sneaky Tiki logo, and is printed with "Harvey's Lake Tahoe" on the side in a script font. There is also a more modern looking sans serif block font version without an apostrophe in the word "Harvey's". OMC sticker on bottom.
This mug is of the original Mr. Bali Hai, the mascot for the Bali Hai Restaurant in San Diego. This version of the mug was manufactured by OMC and bears the OMC sticker, and has a concave base marked "Mr. Bali Hai made Exclusively for Bali Hai Restaurant San Diego, Calif" printed on the bottom. Mr. Bali Hai is an oblong head with a bone through the nose and large white hoop earrings, with sleepily lidded eyes (eyes are usually brown, sometimes blue). The mug comes with a lid with two straw holes.
Scene on this mug depicts a black-haired hula girl with a white skirt dancing with a palm tree on the left and a catamaran on the right. Painted multi-color on a mainly white background. "Harvey's Lake Tahoe Nevada" printed in black on front.
The Tiki Bandit was designed by Squid and manufactured by Tiki Farm for Frankie's Tiki Room in Las Vegas, NV. The mug is brown and shaped like a slot machine with a tiki face and an open mouth full of change. The arm is bamboo with a skull-shaped knob. There are two slightly different versions -- the first issue with red letters and a later issue with green letters.
This is a classic Ku dredged from the bottom of the sea with barnacles, brain coral, and a fishing net still wrapped around him. Concept by Martin Cate and sculpted by Crazy Al. This is the open edition made in a light cream with a light green overglaze. Available only at Smuggler's Cove. Crazy Al also produced 48 artist proof versions of this mug in individualized multi-colored glazes.
A peanut-like tiki with a lined face from OMC, in light beige with darker brown glazed top and bottom rims. Marking is stamped in black on the back, "Trader Dick's" and "John Ascuaga's Nugget" "Best of Everything".
This unusual mug is able to stand on its own two legs. Two arms make handles. Detailed tangaroa tiki design in dark brown satin finish with orange glazed interior. Mug comes with loincloth and raffia arm ties.
This is a mug shaped like a shrunken zombie head with black stitches on eyes & mouth. Wipe-away green glaze finish that leaves green detailing but white on high points. Orange interior and bottom. Designed by Tim Wollweber. Used to serve the Shrunken Zombie Head cocktail on the Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar menu, made with "reserve and aged rums, tropical juices, falernum and cinnamon".
This highly stylized tiki character was designed by artist Kevin Kidney for an Orange County museum exhibit celebrating tiki in the late 1990s. Try spelling Miehana's name backward to get the local connection. This mug followed in 2004. There is a Miehana orange juice-based drink designed especially for this mug by Jeff Berry. The mug is matte black with an orange glazed interior.
This white hiball with painted details was designed by Dirk Vermin and manufactured by Tiki Farm for Frankie's Tiki Room in Las Vegas, NV. The front of the mug features a topless four-armed wahine in a grass skirt holding a drink in one hand, a shrunken head in another hand. A third hand is on her head and the fourth is on her hip. The back of the mug has a tiki with a palm trees coming out of it with skulls where coconuts would normally be.
Smooth black mug with the Harvey's Lake Tahoe Sneaky Tiki graphic logo painted in orange and lilac on the front, with "Harvey's" in script raise lettering above it in white. "Sneaky Tiki" is on the back in white. The paint on this is cold paint, and chips off very easily, these mugs are often in poor shape.
This tall, pale green mug is a stylized moai design with bug eyes, sharp nose, prominent lips and rounded eyebrows. From the Mark Thomas Outrigger Restaurant on Cannery Row in Monterey, and marked as such.
This is a mug shaped like a rum barrel with barnacles and seaweed clinging to the side. This second edition of the mug has a mottled blue over honey brown exterior glaze. Brown interior. It still says "first edition" on the bottom. Used to serve the Shipwreck on the Rocks cocktail made with Maker's Mark bourbon, freshly muddled lemon and mint with organic agave nectar.
This is a mug shaped like a shrunken zombie head with black stitches on eyes & mouth. Mottled blue glaze. Designed by Tim Wollweber. Used to serve the Shrunken Zombie Head cocktail on the Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar menu, made with "reserve and aged rums, tropical juices, falernum and cinnamon".
This brown mug is manufactured by Tiki Farm for the Forbidden Island tiki bar in Alameda, CA. The tiki has large slanted eyes and a toothy grin. The mug has palm texture on the tiki's forehead and back. The brown version was retired on 9/12/07.
This is the classic Paul Marshall Products "peanut" mug design, in tiki mug form. Beige unglazed ceramic, with brown glazed top and bottom. Tiki has a mouth shaped like a sideways peanut, eyes like almonds, with pupils, gently recessed eyebrows, hands on belly. Marked "PMP©" on base.
The Harvey's Lake Tahoe Sneaky Tiki graphic logo is on the front, with "Harvey's" in script raised lettering above it. Back has a torch, and "Sneaky Tiki" in raised script letters. Glaze is dark green. There is also a version of this mug with modern looking block sans serif font lettering for "Harveys" without an apostrophe in the word.
This green hiball shaped like a tiki's head was designed by Mark Zeilman and manufactured by Tiki Farm for Frankie's Tiki Room in Las Vegas, NV. The tiki has a large open dogbone-shaped mouth and is baring its teeth. It's eyes are slanted and football-shaped with red dice in the centers.
This is a fogcutter shaped mug with Tikis trying to escape the lava coming over the rim. Brown wipe-away exterior glaze with orange interior glaze spilling out over rim. Used to serve the Krakatoa Punch cocktail on their menu, made with "Reserve and Spiced Rums, Tropical Juices, Orgeat, Sam's Gorilla Grog, and Hibiscus Grenadine". This second edition of the mug (released 08/25/2014) is marked "2nd Edition" and has a brown wipe glaze as opposed to the all gloss brown exterior on the 1st Edition.
This is a bowl supported by three Tikis (with hands up to heads for a see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil motif). Well reservoirs at top of each Tiki for flaming overproof rum. Light brown glazed interior and exterior. Used to serve the Uh Oa! cocktail made with light and dark rums, orange, passion fruit, guava, and grapefruit juices, falernum, cinnamon and freshly squeezed lime juice.
Stylized moai design, tan/light brown color, with coffee-bean-like eyes, nostrils, and lips. Vertical "dashes" are indented into the mug all over. Marked "Orchids of Hawaii" "R-72" "Japan" on bottom.
This mug was produced by OMC for the Mai Kai restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale, and used to serve the Mara Amu drink. Brown glaze, features a Ku with "MAI-KAI" in big, black, bamboo-ish letters down the back. Foil OMC Japan sticker on bottom. Later versions of this design were produced by Dynasty Wholesale.
This mug was produced by Daga for the Steve Crane Kon-Tiki chain, this one for the Kon-Tiki Sheraton in Waikiki. The tiki has an almost square, gaping mouth. Brown glaze, with a white glaze interior.
This is a mug shaped like a green shrunken zombie head with yellow stitches on eyes & mouth. Green glaze with yellow highlights. Designed by Tim Wollweber. Used to serve the Shrunken Zombie Head cocktail on the Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar menu, made with "reserve and aged rums, tropical juices, falernum and cinnamon". It was issued in April of 2015 for Trader Sam's Grog Grotto at the Disney Polynesian Resort in Orlando, Florida.
This is a mug shaped like a rum barrel with barnacles and seaweed clinging to the side. White and brown exterior. Brown interior. Used to serve the Shipwreck on the Rocks cocktail made with Maker's Mark bourbon, freshly muddled lemon and mint with organic agave nectar.
This is a fogcutter shaped mug with Tikis trying to escape the lava coming over the rim. Gray wipe-away exterior glaze with red interior glaze spilling out over rim. Used to serve the Krakatoa Punch cocktail on their menu, made with "Reserve and Spiced Rums, Tropical Juices, Orgeat, Sam's Gorilla Grog, and Hibiscus Grenadine". This is similar to the second edition of the Krakatoa! Mug used at the Sam's in Disneyland, but in addition to the glaze differences, it is marked on the bottom for the Sam's Grog Grotto in Orlando.
This is a stacker mug shaped like a puffer fish. These mugs are sold "blind-boxed" with a variety of glaze combinations. Released in the Munktiki vending machine on 12/10/2011 at the Grasshut Gallery in Portland, OR.
This is a mug shaped like a Tiki with diamond (rhinestone) eyes on front and a Tiki holding a diamond on back. Given out at the 60th Anniversary Celebration Tahitian Terrace Diamond Luau. Mug design by Marcus Gonzalez. Available in two different glazes -- this mottled dark blue version and a light blue version. The light blue one was limited to one per ticket holder for the event and came in the swag bag. The mottled dark blue one was available for open sale during the event and afterwards at Trader Sam's. The artist was available at the event to sign mugs in silver pen.
This moai was produced by Otagiri Mercantile Co for Trader Dick's in Sparks Nevada. Moai is brown and looks fairly true to the Rapa Nui moai. White area near bottom at back is marked "Trader Dick's Sparks Nevada" and the bottom is marked "Made exclusively for John Ascuaga's Nugget Reno Area's Largest".
This Fu Manchu was produced by Orchids of Hawaii, and has a bit more definition than other Fu Manchu mugs. The shape has cheekbones, lips are painted, and the eyes are painted with lids and full pupils rather than dots. Marked "Orchids of Hawaii "R-82" and "Japan" on the bottom.
Orchids of Hawaii tiki mug, likely produced for a number of restaurants. Brown glaze and typical tiki shape, although this tiki appears to be a female form, with breasts, and a full belly with belly button. Marked "Orchids of Hawaii" and "Japan" on bottom.
This mug was specially produced for the Halloween 2016 season. The mug depicts the three hitchhiking ghosts from Disneyland's Haunted Mansion in a stacked tiki totem design - Ezra (the skeleton), Phineas (the traveler), and Guss (the prisoner), complete with his ball and chain. It has a hand-wiped black finish over a natural glaze. There appear to be at least two slight variants, one with more of a brownish black glaze and one with a more brown glaze. This first edition was produced in a limited edition of 2500 pieces. A 2017 second edition was produced in a green wipe glaze. There is also a 2016 blue version and a 2017 red version that was produced for Trader Sam's Grog Grotto in Florida.
This is a bowl supported by four Tikis. Straw holes in rim of bowl and well reservoirs at top of each Tiki for flaming overproof rum. Brown glazed interior and exterior. Used to serve the Uh Oa! cocktail made with light and dark rums, orange, passion fruit, guava, and grapefruit juices, falernum, cinnamon and freshly squeezed lime juice. A second Uh Oa! bowl was released in 2014 with a very different design, marked "2nd Edition."