Friday Symposiums

History of Tiki Cocktails w/Daniele Dalla Pola

Daniele Dalla Pola is recognized as one of the world's greatest tropical mixologists. Tiki Oasis is proud to have him joining us this year with his symposium on the History of Tiki Cocktails.Entry is included with Cocktail pass. This symposium is 21+ Back to...

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Storytelling thru Design w/Brandon Kleyka

Brandon Kleyla, served as the set decorator and show writer on both Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar in Anaheim and Trader Sam's Grog Grotto in Orlando. In this lecture Brandon will share stories of the creation of Trader Sam's from concept to opening day, with an...

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Singalong w/King Kukulele

Warm up those pipes and join us for a sing-along with our very own Mayor of Kaunakakai, the one and only King Kukulele. You’ll not only learn how to pronounce humuhumunukunukuapua’a, but sing it too! All ages and singing (dis)abilities welcome and encouraged! Back to...

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Sex in South Seas Cinema w/Ed Rampell

Ed Rampell is an L.A.-based full-time freelance writer and author. In this titillating symposium, Rampell will expose everything you ever wanted to know about Sex in South Seas Cinema. The film genre that offers the allure of South Seas sirens, naked nymphs, bronzed...

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Modern Hawaii w/DeSoto Brown

Join author DeSoto Brown as he takes you on a journey back in time to the optimistic years of the 1950s and '60s in Hawaii, to see and hear how the islands would have been presented in a commercial promotional film of that time. Entry is included with BOTH Cocktail...

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The Art of Trader Vic’s w/Eve Bergeron

Granddaughter of Trader Vic, Eve Bergeron, will present the illustrators of the books, menu covers and other works along with “Trader Vic” Bergeron’s paintings and sculpture that are showcased in Trader Vic's around the globe. Entry is included with BOTH Cocktail and...

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The Booze Renaissance Goes Tiki w/Jeff Cioletti

High-end rums, craft gin and bourbon and rye whiskeys all have been enjoying a resurgence. Increasingly, they've been finding their way into Tiki drinks, elevating the drinking experience by putting a modern twist on some old classics. In this session author and...

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Tiki on Black Paper w/Eric October

Tiki artist Eric October will instruct you in the steps to create your own piece of 8x10 tiki art using the unusual technique of colored pencil on black paper. The first 40 attendees will be provided with all the tools and materials needed to create a ready-to-frame...

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South Seas Musicals w/Matthew Locey

Tiki Oasis is proud to have the co-founder of southseascinema.org Matt Locey joining us this year. His knowledge is vast and in this lecture he will share movie clips from South Seas Musicals and discuss the big Hollywood Hula numbers, Pacific Island dances and...

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Hangover Yoga w/El Vez

Hangover be gone! Get your body moving in this early morning stretch class. El Vez will lead you through a gentle warm-up that will wake you up and get your body, mind and SOUL ready to take on the rest of the Tiki Oasis weekender! 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…. let’s go!! Back to...

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The Bitter Way: Understanding Mixing Drinks w/Ram Udwin

Ram Udwin is the founder and creative mind behind Boy Drinks World, maker of fine cocktail bitters, tinctures, and other delightful things. Bitters are a critical ingredient in mixed drinks and are particularly important in Tiki cocktails. In this symposium, Ram Udwin...

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