Mai Kai, Hukilau 2004  
Roughly the actual lighting of what fire rituals at the Mai look like, perhaps a little dark, but this is close.
Roughly the actual lighting of what fire rituals at the Mai look like, perhaps a little dark, but this is close.
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a Kona Coffee Grog. Unfortunately, the Mai Kai was in between supplies of the original mugs this drink comes in, but here at least you have a pretty good series of the steps involved in their potent after dinner spectacle.
a Kona Coffee Grog. Unfortunately, the Mai Kai was in between supplies of the original mugs this drink comes in, but here at least you have a pretty good series of the steps involved in their potent after dinner spectacle.
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Mind you, he's neither burning himself, nor the Tiki decor while preparing this.
Mind you, he's neither burning himself, nor the Tiki decor while preparing this.
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No injured spectators either! :)
No injured spectators either! :)
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Yes, they use chopsticks to hold the cinnamon sticks that they use to pour down and help guide the flaming coffee into the mug with.
Yes, they use chopsticks to hold the cinnamon sticks that they use to pour down and help guide the flaming coffee into the mug with.
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The cinnamon and chopsticks tips are ablaze!
The cinnamon and chopsticks tips are ablaze!
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Deep concentration.
Deep concentration.
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Spectacular Bananas Flambe!
Spectacular Bananas Flambe!
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Fire pouring from above- falling so far in fact, we can't get it all in one picture.
Fire pouring from above- falling so far in fact, we can't get it all in one picture.
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Blue flame and ice cream.
Blue flame and ice cream.
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And as an aside- a great close up of the Mai Kai shirt!
And as an aside- a great close up of the Mai Kai shirt!
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The soft glow of food, fire and float.
The soft glow of food, fire and float.
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