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Disney World Cast Members Compete in Hoike Hawaii Hula Event


If you’ve ever visited Disney’s Polynesian Resort, then there’s a good chance you encountered one of the cultural ambassadors, watched a hula dance, or maybe attempted to do a little hula yourself. I’ve had the fortune of knowing a few of these friendly people who live in Central Florida, but keep the spirit of aloha alive through their dance. Some of the cast recently participated in the Hoike Hawaii 16th Annual Hula Competition that was held here in Central Florida.

This annual event brings Hawaiian and Tahitian dancers and dance teams from around the United States to Orlando to participate in friendly dance competition with others who share their love of hula culture. Hula is a dance unique to Hawaii and is used to tell the state‚Äôs stories and history through movement.Read More »Disney World Cast Members Compete in Hoike Hawaii Hula Event

Buy The House Snow White Built

Adriana Caselotti provided the memorable voice of Snow White in the Walt Disney Animated Classic “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” She died in 1997 at the age of 80, however, the home she designed, built, and lived in since 1976 has been kept much… Read More »Buy The House Snow White Built

Delightful New Tiki Room Collectibles

Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily have put their creative minds together and come up with a new line of Tiki Room collectibles that will inspire the Disney or Tiki fan in all of us. Inspire us to reach for our wallet’s that is. Prices range… Read More »Delightful New Tiki Room Collectibles

Vintage Disney World Hotel logos

Michael Kovalchick of Graphically Speaking found some vintage matchbook covers from the early days of the Contemporary and Polynesian Hotels. Wanting to share the glory of those classic logos, he reproduced them and has made them available via illustrator files. My favorite is the Polynesian logo, but then I’m a tiki nut. (via