Category Archives: Tiki Decor

What Is The History Behind Tiki Masks

The History of Tiki Masks You may think of tiki masks as a charming way to add a tropical flair to your home's décor, but these carved wooden masks actually have a long, rich history in Polynesian and Hawaiian cultures. We will briefly explore the history behind tiki masks so that you have a better idea…
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Ku The God of War

Created by Na' wahine and Kane, and married to Hina. Ku and his manifestations, such as Ku-ka-ilimoku (Ku, the eater of islands-- the personal god of King Kamehameha, I) were brought to Hawaii by Pa'ao and when that happened, the original order was overthrown. When Ku became as the primary god of Hawaii (somewhere between…
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The Balinese Sconce/Lantern and The Balinese Culture

Bali is famous for its unique culture and tradition. As an island located in Indonesia, Bali has become one of favorite tourism destinations. According to a survey conducted in 2000, about 92% Balinese people based their faiths in Hindu. That's make it unique since Hindu has the least followers in Indonesia. Most of Indonesian people…
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Origins of Hawaiian Treasures

On Sunday, January 18th, 1778, Captain James Cook sighted the northernmost island in the Hawaiian chain, and forever influenced the culture of Hawaii's native people. Here we see drawings of the first traded Hawaiian curiosities from Cook's voyage. The evidence of a culture is the tools, dress, and traditions of that society. Isolated for 5…
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