Many friends and fans gathered at The Kon-Tiki in Oakland last night to pay tribute the late “Tiki Tommy” Nigman who recently passed away.
Tommy was an Oakland resident who sold his wares at various vintage and tiki events for many years, and he was a regular attendee on Wednesdays at The Kon-Tiki. His warm spirit and friendly nature were present in all my interactions with him, and his presence will be missed. Thank you to Joe Kent and many others for helping Tommy so much in his last months.
The Kon-Tiki has placed a tribute to Tommy just inside the bar. We continue to appreciate The Kon-Tiki ownership and team members for recognizing and paying tribute to our fallen comrades. Aloha, Tommy.