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Arkiva Tropika is the online archive of the collection of Mimi Payne. This large collection includes a wide array of mostly pre-1970 menus, postcards, matchbooks, and paper ephemera souvenir items, mainly from Polynesian and other Exotic themed restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, bars, and the like.

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placemat from Kau Kau Korner - Honolulu, Hawaii

Item added on February 17, 2007, 6:27 PM
Latest picture added on February 18, 2007, 2:36 PM

Kau Kau Korner was located at Kapiolani Blvd & Kalakaua Ave in Waikiki. Owned by H.P. "Sunny" Sundstrom, it was in business from the 1930's until around 1960. This 1940's placemat (with illustration by Mundorff) includes a caricature of owner Sunny, on the lower left corner, beneath their signature Crossroads of the Pacific sign.

Kau Kau Korner was replaced by Coco's Coffee House in 1960, which was then replaced by the Hard Rock Cafe in 1986.

1940's placemat, with illustrations by Mundorff


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