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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.

Mimi can be contacted at aloha@
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matchcover from Coco's - Honolulu, Hawaii

Item added on January 14, 2010, 11:53 AM
Latest picture added on January 14, 2010, 11:55 AM

Coco's opened in 1960, at the intersection of Kapiolani & Kalakaua Ave., where the Kau Kau Corner was located. It was part of the Spencecliff restaurant family, and was designed by Honolulu architect Pete Wimberly. The Hard Rock Cafe now occupies that spot.

1960's matchcover, front
1960's matchcover, back


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