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Protect Your iPhone from Evil, Free iTikis at Trader Vic's Tonight

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Tonight starting at 8pm, the first 50 customers at Trader Vic's Los Angeles will receive free iTiki phone cases. The case is a snug-fitting silicone skin designed to look like traditional Polynesian tikis. According to the press release, "iTiki is available in two colors: Pacific -- the cool blue of the ocean and Koa -- the warmth of Hawaiian wood."

"iTiki is more than just an iPhone case. iTiki is a South Pacific deity from the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, who protects iPhones from enemies."

John Valencia, "The Big Kahuna" of Trader Vic's comments, "What better place than Trader Vic's, the home of the original Mai Tai, to let the world know about one more way to tiki-fy your life." In addition to the iTiki giveaway, the launch party will feature DJ Jay Strongman spinning everything from house to funk to northern soul. What, no Don Ho?

Trader Vic's at LA Live might not have the authentic ambiance of the original, but it's still worth hitting up for the giant Scorpion and the lobster dumplings. For people who can't make the event, iTiki's are available for $29.97 at the website. Do not take the power of the tiki lightly. Just remember what happened to Greg Brady...