I suspect that Kimo the Pineapple Mermaid, Sandy the Face of Exotica, and Rosie the Riveter would have been best friends forever if they’d lived in the same time period.
Rosie the Riveter, with her red and white polka-dot scarf and navy blue shirt bicep curl, symbolized the ingenuity and strength of women. Rosie got the tough work done. Sandy
Warner is the recognizable face of Exotica. Sandy’s image graced the covers of Martin Denny’s Exotica, Primitiva, Quiet Village, Afro-Desia, and The Enchanted Sea, along with eleven
other recordings. Sandy had an alluring look ready for any hukilau that came her way.
Read the rest of the story in Polynesiacs: Tiki at Home, page 132.
Pineapple Mermaid Grotto, Sierra Madre, California