Sunday, November 26, 2006

Moai spotting in Florida

Our enchanted tiki boom
The South Seas tradition thrives in Florida's tropical setting, bringing exotic island getaways to the mainland.
Sandra Carr - Special to the Sentinel
Orlando Sentinel
Posted November 26, 2006

Down the road from the Mai-Kai, the Jetsetter, built in Lake Worth in 1947, is a diner-turned-Space-Age-pad with mod furnishings and a tiki bar that serves 100 exotic drinks. Three tall Easter Island-type Moai Tiki gods keep customers company in the garden ... a tall Moai statue greets guests at the front entrance of the Aku Tiki Inn, and Tiki god plaques decorate room doors.

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