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The Moon of Manakoora Sandstone Coaster Set

Brad Parker

The Moon of Manakoora Sandstone Coaster Set

$ 11.00

Brad "Tiki Shark" Parker Tiki Art Sandstone Coasters:
4 Pack
Ceramic Coasters
Water Absorbent
Scratch Resistant Cork Backing
Designed in Hawaii


The Moon of Manakoora is a painting named after a song from the famous 1937 film; "The Hurricane". The song is sung by Dorthy Lamour.  The movie was the first one ever shot on location in the South-Seas. It's a tale of Star-Crossed lovers, plus a monster hurricane which wipes the island of "Manakoora" off the face of the big blue Pacific Ocean. 

"Manakoora" is roughly translated to mean "Magical Knowledge"; "Mana" meaning "magical or spiritual power" and "Kuu-rah" meaning "Lore" or "Body of Knowledge". Upshot is the moon has magical powers, and you can ask it to make your true love come to you. 

Like Dorthy Lamour sings:
"The Moon of Manakoora filled night,
with magic Polynesian charms.
The moon of Manakoora came in sight,
and brought you to my eager arms."