Hukilau Island Grill and Bar, Sacramento, CA 
The entrance- with menu to the door's right.
The entrance- with menu to the door's right.
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Closer in on the neon. Many of the Neo-Tiki establishments are going in for their own neon signs, each is unique and seems to set a tone for what awaits inside.
Closer in on the neon. Many of the Neo-Tiki establishments are going in for their own neon signs, each is unique and seems to set a tone for what awaits inside.
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Both sides of the menu side by side, with SHAG graphics.
Both sides of the menu side by side, with SHAG graphics.
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Having now entered, looking back out the front door. Tiki poles such as this are utilized as room dividers. In this picture, the bar area is to the right.
Having now entered, looking back out the front door. Tiki poles such as this are utilized as room dividers. In this picture, the bar area is to the right.
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A trifecta of blowfish lamps near the bar area.
A trifecta of blowfish lamps near the bar area.
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From the main dining room, looking back at the front door and the surfboard backed host/ess stand.
From the main dining room, looking back at the front door and the surfboard backed host/ess stand.
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Seating in the main dining room, lots of textures and bits of natural materials. Love the window treatments :) The lamps above the booths have a bamboo relief texture.
Seating in the main dining room, lots of textures and bits of natural materials. Love the window treatments :) The lamps above the booths have a bamboo relief texture.
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The oversized 'mural' in the main dining room.
The oversized 'mural' in the main dining room.
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Which is flanked on each side with Chinese carved pannels.
Which is flanked on each side with Chinese carved pannels.
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Avoid slushie machine exotic cocktails! Ask for a mai tai on the rocks instead.
Avoid slushie machine exotic cocktails! Ask for a mai tai on the rocks instead.
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Bowl drinks, and Martikis- assumedly similar to Mr. Tiki's Martikis in San Diego.
Bowl drinks, and Martikis- assumedly similar to Mr. Tiki's Martikis in San Diego.
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The Malaysian Dream appeared to be the only drink served in a souvenir mug, regretably, they were out the evening we were there.
The Malaysian Dream appeared to be the only drink served in a souvenir mug, regretably, they were out the evening we were there.
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Hey! I'd know this little fellow anywhere! He stands guard at the entrance to Hukialu's (reservable) "Tiki Room"!
Hey! I'd know this little fellow anywhere! He stands guard at the entrance to Hukialu's (reservable) "Tiki Room"!
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And this is a nice wide shot of the Tiki Room itself.
And this is a nice wide shot of the Tiki Room itself.
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We found this particularly interesting...
We found this particularly interesting...
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...as it found an excellint use for the ubiquitous so called 'Tiki masks'.
...as it found an excellint use for the ubiquitous so called 'Tiki masks'.
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This is a huge blown up version of the Don Tiki album cover, you can just see it on the wall next to the Tiki masks and sheilds in the long shot of the Tiki Room.
This is a huge blown up version of the Don Tiki album cover, you can just see it on the wall next to the Tiki masks and sheilds in the long shot of the Tiki Room.
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Tucked in and about multiple rooms were Bosko Tikis.
Tucked in and about multiple rooms were Bosko Tikis.
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A nice close up shot, the fake plants add much to the atmosphere.
A nice close up shot, the fake plants add much to the atmosphere.
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Despite the lack of Tiki mugs that night, we found thier (plastic) logo glasses Tiki  enough- to the last drop.
Despite the lack of Tiki mugs that night, we found thier (plastic) logo glasses Tiki enough- to the last drop.
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Here's another Bosko out in the main dining room.
Here's another Bosko out in the main dining room.
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Close up.
Close up.
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Finally, a few pictures taken outside at the end of the night.
Finally, a few pictures taken outside at the end of the night.
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Here you can see the outdoor patio dining area looking in towards the bar area.
Here you can see the outdoor patio dining area looking in towards the bar area.
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Several Tiki details on the outdoor back wall.
Several Tiki details on the outdoor back wall.
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Just a plain old metal fence, but add a bamboo top-rail, and some twine and it begins to take on a different character.
Just a plain old metal fence, but add a bamboo top-rail, and some twine and it begins to take on a different character.
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Nice screening near the front door create the feeling of more private outdoor dining.
Nice screening near the front door create the feeling of more private outdoor dining.
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Looking indoors towards the host/ess stand. Note the nice Tiki detail on the glass.
Looking indoors towards the host/ess stand. Note the nice Tiki detail on the glass.
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Even the support pillars have been remade into massive faux bamboo stalks.
Even the support pillars have been remade into massive faux bamboo stalks.
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A last glimpse into a bit of Tiki paradise as we head out into the night.
A last glimpse into a bit of Tiki paradise as we head out into the night.
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