November 17th 2018

Mark your calendars for the 2nd annual Tiki Festival to be held on Saturday, Nov 17th at Don's Mai Tai Bar at Royal Kona Resort - 3 PM onwards......

Big Island's own celebrity artist Brad "Tiki Shark" Parker with entertainer Kozy "The Magician" will be your hosts for the event. Legendary local Tiki Artists Dennis Mathewson, Rockwood, Jacob Medina, Kevin Murray and more will be showing and selling their latest work. "Some pieces created are limited editions especially for the Tiki Festival by our featured artists," commented Mark Hanna, owner of Kona Oceanfront Gallery - one of the main vendors at the event. 

Grammy nominated Henry Kapono and local favorite Johnny Valentine will be jamming their tunes while Don's Mai Tai Bar will be serving its world famous Mai Tai's and Tiki Drinks in the new limited edition, custom designed Don's Mai Tai Mugs. These mugs were specially designed for this event. 

"Based on the success of last year's Tiki Festival, Royal Kona Resort is honored to continue hosting," commented Jeff Isbister - Director of Food and Beverage. "Don's Mai Tai Bar was constructed with the Tiki Culture in mind, and our resort is the ultimate fit for this event," he added. 

This is a FREE event where folks will have a chance to meet and talk story with world class Artists and Entertainers. All are encouraged to participate, have fun and support our local artists by collecting their Art and Special Event prices.

Check out our FB event here. 

For more information on the event please contact:

Jill Weiss: jill@tikishark.com

Paul Kozak: kozakthemagician@mac.com

Jeff Isbister: jeff.isbister@hawaiianhotels.com

Karen Wakata: karen.wakata@hawaiianhotels.com