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Classic Exotica for Sophisticated Savages

Classic Exotica for Sophisticated Savages

Champions of tiki music, craft cocktail, and the aloha vibe since 2003.

GUIROS GALORE

The guiro is the soul of classic Exotica. Say it with us:
“Chiiiiya-ch-ch—Chiiiya-ch-ch”

CRAFT MIXOLOGY

Enjoy our music with phenomenal tiki drinks. From housemade syrups and tinctures, to amazing recipes, we’ve got you covered.
Non-alcoholic drinks, too! 

FLY US ANYWHERE

We’re expert travelers and can meet you wherever your party is. Inquire about our travel packages!

A RADIANT BRAND OF EXOTICA

“As an offshoot of lounge music, exotica gained mainstream appeal in the 1950s as a romanticized soundtrack to Hawaiian and Oceanic life. WAITIKI’s radiant brand of exotica crosses into Latin jazz with just as much poise and dexterity, often melding the two.”—ALARM Magazine

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The Ultimate Tiki Party

Do the names Trader Vic, Donn Beach, and Mariano Licudine ring a bell? We idolize them, as well as modern masters like Beachbum Berry, Brother Cleve, Suzanne Long, and so many more.

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OUR AWESOME VILLAGERS

Testimonials

It is not overstating to say that there was only one group of musicians on the planet who could have helped us realize our Paradise Lost & Found CD project.

Jim Beloff

FleaMarketMusic.com

The music celebrates the still seductive sound of 1950s exotica while tweaking it a little around the edges…

4.5 stars (out of 5)

Chris May,

AllAboutJazz.com

WAITIKI, a born-in-Honolulu ensemble loaded with virtuoso talent, updates the classic exotica mood with substantial improvisational firepower.

JAZZIZ Magazine

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