Hula Hula Grand Re-Opening! Capitol Hill Seattle, WA

Hula Hula Capitol Hill Seattle WA

My how time flies…

It was one year ago, almost to the week. I was at Hula Hula chatting with the bartender. She had good news and bad news.

The bad news was that Hula Hula was closing because the building was getting leveled for new development. The good news was that Hula Hula would live again in a new location. The owners just needed to find the right place…

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Tiki Bar Review #30 Trader Vic’s Emeryville, CA

Trader Vic's

And then there were two…

As I write this post, there are only two remaining Trader Vic’s locations in America. One in Atlanta, GA and the other in Emeryville, CA. Back in the ’50s/’60s during the height of Tiki popularity, there were around 25! What happened? Well, tastes changed. But if there is one word to describe a Trader Vic’s restaurant, that word would be HUGE! Imagine trying to maintain a large space with many rooms filled with various Tiki artifacts. It’s a miracle such a place is still around! That’s why visiting Trader Vic’s in Emeryville, CA was a big deal for me. It could all be gone tomorrow…

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