Hale Tiki, Augusta, GA, R.I.P.  
Hale Tiki- from the street.
Hale Tiki- from the street.
Viewed: 720 times.

Viewed: 576 times.

A close up of the Fabulous neon!
A close up of the Fabulous neon!
Viewed: 521 times.

Viewed: 532 times.

In the entry room, to the right as you first enter.
In the entry room, to the right as you first enter.
Viewed: 558 times.

To your left in the entryway- the fountain. Further to the left is the entry to the restaurant side of the building.
To your left in the entryway- the fountain. Further to the left is the entry to the restaurant side of the building.
Viewed: 523 times.

A good picture of the welcoming sign.
A good picture of the welcoming sign.
Viewed: 564 times.

Now we've entered the bar area, and are looking back towards the entry.
Now we've entered the bar area, and are looking back towards the entry.
Viewed: 632 times.

All of this is under a thatch overhang!
All of this is under a thatch overhang!
Viewed: 648 times.

This is the end of the bar closest to the entrance the way it's really lit.
This is the end of the bar closest to the entrance the way it's really lit.
Viewed: 582 times.

Another picture with flash, so you can make out more detail.
Another picture with flash, so you can make out more detail.
Viewed: 612 times.

The weaponry behind the bar, you can also just make out one of the barstools in the foreground.
The weaponry behind the bar, you can also just make out one of the barstools in the foreground.
Viewed: 592 times.

I believe, but am not positive, this was on the left wall in the bar area facing the entrance. The tall pole on the left is used to help divide the space between the bar area and the 'second room'.
I believe, but am not positive, this was on the left wall in the bar area facing the entrance. The tall pole on the left is used to help divide the space between the bar area and the 'second room'.
Viewed: 567 times.

A long shot down the bar towards the entry.
A long shot down the bar towards the entry.
Viewed: 574 times.

Much of the lighting in the Hale Tiki is original, or have just a few pieces replaced to give proper ambiance.
Much of the lighting in the Hale Tiki is original, or have just a few pieces replaced to give proper ambiance.
Viewed: 615 times.

Here, you can just make out Rain's fabulous painting above the bar.
Here, you can just make out Rain's fabulous painting above the bar.
Viewed: 583 times.

A picture of the menu.
A picture of the menu.
Viewed: 634 times.

The 'concubine' is the house drink- served in the signature blue mug pictured on the menu.
The 'concubine' is the house drink- served in the signature blue mug pictured on the menu.
Viewed: 617 times.

On to the 'second room' portion of the long straight space, still looking back towards the bar and the entrance.
On to the 'second room' portion of the long straight space, still looking back towards the bar and the entrance.
Viewed: 598 times.

A good picture of some of the Tikis in the 'second room'.
A good picture of some of the Tikis in the 'second room'.
Viewed: 561 times.

On the right, you can just make out the ship's rigging and how it helps divide the space. We'll get to more detailed photographs of it later on our tour.
On the right, you can just make out the ship's rigging and how it helps divide the space. We'll get to more detailed photographs of it later on our tour.
Viewed: 554 times.

Also be sure to note some of the original lighting fixtures towards the left wall- this dim picture perhaps best shows their effect off.
Also be sure to note some of the original lighting fixtures towards the left wall- this dim picture perhaps best shows their effect off.
Viewed: 549 times.

Looking into the front lefthand corner of the 'second room', the bar is just to the left of this picture.
Looking into the front lefthand corner of the 'second room', the bar is just to the left of this picture.
Viewed: 537 times.

This shows off some of the Tapa cloth pretty well.
This shows off some of the Tapa cloth pretty well.
Viewed: 577 times.

Some of Basement Kahuna's fine carvings!
Some of Basement Kahuna's fine carvings!
Viewed: 577 times.

A long shot of the entire 'second room' space- facing the bar at the far end.
A long shot of the entire 'second room' space- facing the bar at the far end.
Viewed: 590 times.

To the right is a door leading to a small hallway and the restrooms, we tried to get a picture of the photographs there, but the flash glare was too much.
To the right is a door leading to a small hallway and the restrooms, we tried to get a picture of the photographs there, but the flash glare was too much.
Viewed: 565 times.

Note the HUGE bamboo along the ceiling, creating the illusion of a roofline.
Note the HUGE bamboo along the ceiling, creating the illusion of a roofline.
Viewed: 590 times.

This is close to the way the lighting actually feels.
This is close to the way the lighting actually feels.
Viewed: 559 times.

This is a close up of that right side hallway leading back to the restrooms. On the left wall you can sort of make out some of the pictures of other Tiki establishments.
This is a close up of that right side hallway leading back to the restrooms. On the left wall you can sort of make out some of the pictures of other Tiki establishments.
Viewed: 580 times.

The rear left side of the cheiftan's hut with the slot drum they use for 'last call'.
The rear left side of the cheiftan's hut with the slot drum they use for 'last call'.
Viewed: 547 times.

Facing the back left corner of the chieftan's hut, and the wonderful old original lamp.
Facing the back left corner of the chieftan's hut, and the wonderful old original lamp.
Viewed: 578 times.

Left back wall of the hut.
Left back wall of the hut.
Viewed: 546 times.

The full left back wall and a little of the molding used to seperate the hut from the 'second room'.
The full left back wall and a little of the molding used to seperate the hut from the 'second room'.
Viewed: 559 times.

The front ceiling of the hut, facing out towards the bar.
The front ceiling of the hut, facing out towards the bar.
Viewed: 529 times.

Another of that same area, with the wonderful Maori pieces with inlaid shell eyes.
Another of that same area, with the wonderful Maori pieces with inlaid shell eyes.
Viewed: 546 times.

Powered by Gallery v1 RSS