The Last Real Tiki Bar

Annette Nahinu, owner of La Mariana, sits by the bar area with her dog, Bombay. Everything’s for sale, she says, for $3 million.

GREGORY YAMAMOTO | The Honolulu Advertiser

Long after the other classic Hawaii bars turned off their taps and put away their blenders, the La Mariana Yacht Club has served as the louche outpost for tiki culture mavens and those craving a sense of old Hawaii. In fact, proprietress Annette Nahinu bought up tiki furnishings from Don the Beachcombers and other old-school tiki bars as they closed in the 1970s and 1980s. Nahinu turns 92 this month and decided it was time to sell…

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