South Seas Cinema: The 1960s

Film Historian Matthew Locey shares his favorite movies from the golden age of Hollywood – the 1960s! 1960s BLUE HAWAIʽI (1961) PARAMOUNT. Classic Elvis Presley hip-swing filmed and set on Kauaʽi and Oʽahu. Elvis marries a part-Hawaiian young lady despite...

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South Seas Cinema: The 1950s

Film Historian Matthew Locey shares his favorite movies from the golden age of Hollywood – the 1950s! ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANT (1953) MGM. Robert Taylor and Stewart Granger in this South Seas adventure/drama. Whaling brothers, beautiful native girl,...

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South Seas Cinema: The 1940s

Film Historian Matthew Locey shares his favorite movies from the golden age of Hollywood – the 1940s! ADVENTURES OF MARTIN EDEN, THE (1942) COLUMBIA. Semi-autobiographical account of writer Jack London as a crew member of a Pacific cargo ship with a...

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2018 Theme: South Seas Cinema

If you can't travel to a tropical paradise, at least you can watch it on the big screen and imagine you are there. Like Tiki bars, Hollywood recreated an environment of the South Seas for the similar purpose of allowing the landlocked urbanite to escape...

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South Seas Cinema: The 1930s

Film Historian Matthew Locey shares his favorite movies from the golden age of Hollywood - the 1930s! BIRD OF PARADISE (1932) RKO. An American visitor falls for South Seas chief’s daughter. Stars Dolores del Rio and Joel McCrea. Standard for volcano...

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About Tiki Oasis

Tiki Oasis is the largest and longest-running festival in the world for lovers of Island lifestyle and purveyors of Polynesian Pop. Thursday night opens at the historic Bali Hai. Friday – Sunday at the Crowne Plaza offers daytime events such as DJs, 100+ vendors, educational seminars, car show, and tropical cocktails by the pool.

Tiki Oasis is proud to contribute to the following beneficiaries: