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tiki

an amulet or figurine in the form of a carved representation of an ancestor, worn in some Maori cultures
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Along with these many amenities, the Best Western Aku Tiki Inn provides easy beach access combined with gorgeous views.
The Best Western Aku Tiki Inn offers a variety of room options to accommodate all types of travelers.
Located at 2225 South Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach, Florida, the Best Western Aku Tiki Inn is in close proximity to signature attractions including the Daytona International Speedway, the Museum of Arts and Sciences (MOAS), the historic Daytona Beach Bandshell, and the Tanger Outlets.
All of this involved and arcane artistic process is searching for a faux primitivism that, fortunately, is leavened with considerable humor in pieces like "The Good Luck Tiki," "The Warrior Tiki" and "Power Tiki.
People in a Tiki bar are there because they enjoy their escape from the America they know," he said.
Tiki time is creative time for glass artist Jason Harris.
Suburbanites loved tikis but, said von Stroheim, "their kids just abhorred it.
During the mid-1990s, tikis and other Polynesian pop icons started coming back into vogue, thanks in large measure to the renewed interest in mid-century modern architecture and furnishings.
Serious words aside, Ausgang said, "You have to be light-hearted about it--it's fun to paint tikis.
She's noticed a growing popularity of art with tiki references.
Today's tiki art, in contrast, is more self-aware, cynical and ironic.