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Hawaiian Tropical Drink Recipes

Our favorite Hawaiian tropical drinks and cocktails include both alcoholic and non-alcoholic specialties. This series of recipes includes such drinks as a Banana Mango Smoothie, Blue Hawaii, Ginger Margarita, Lava Flow, Mai Tai, Piña Colada, Pineapple Iced Tea and more.
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Mai Tai Recipe from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel
This is the authentic traditional Mai Tai recipe from the "Mai Tai" Bar at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki. The original Mai Tai was created by Victor J. Bergeron in 1944 and brought to Hawaii in 1953 at the Royal Hawaiian, Moana and Surfrider Hotels.

Piña Colada
A delicious blend of pineapple juice, rum and coconut cream.

Blue Hawaii Cocktail as Invented by Harry Yee at the Hilton Hawaiian Village
Harry Yee was a bartender at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort and Spa when in 1957 he was asked by a representative of Bols to create a new drink using the company's new Blue Curacao liqueur. The Blue Hawaii was born. There are numerous variations of this recipe, many using Creme de Coconut, but this is the authentic recipe.

Pink Mai Tai Recipe from the Mai Tai Bar at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel
This is a popular variation of the traditional Mai Tai recipe from the "Mai Tai" Bar at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki. The original Mai Tai was created by Victor J. Bergeron in 1944 and brought to Hawaii in 1953 at the Royal Hawaiian, Moana and Surfrider Hotels.

Piña Colada Smoothie
A recipe for a delicious Pina Colada Smoothie

Lava Flow Recipe - Hawaiian Tropical Drink Recipe
There are numerous variations for making a Lava Flow. This biggest difference is that some recipes use 1 oz. of light rum and 1 oz. of Malibu® coconut rum. When Malibu® coconut rum is unavilable you can use 1 1/2 oz. of light rum and 1/2 oz. of coconut cream.

Balsamic Martini Recipe from Tahiti
Recipe for a Balsamic Martini served at the InterContinental Moorea Resort and Spa in Tahiti. The recipe uses vodka, strawberry puree, Martini dry and balsamic vinegar.

Banana Mango Smoothie
A refreshing and flavorful non-alcoholic treat for the whole family made with fresh bananas and mangoes.

Chi Chi
This delicious blend of fresh Hawaiian pineapple juice, tequilla, orange liqueur and grenadine is popular at many Waikiki bars.

Ginger Margarita Recipe from the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort
Recipe for a Ginger Margarita served at Lagoon restaurant at the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort in Tahiti. This Ginger Margarita recipe is one of the signature cocktails at Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Lagoon restaurant at the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort in Tahiti.

Hawaii Kai Swizzle
An island favorite made with two rums, fruit juice and the hard-to-find Falernum.

Hawaii Kai Treasure
A delicious blend of fruit juices, rum and green curacao served with a special gift for someone special.

Hawaiian Fruit Punch
A delicious fruit punch made from tropical juices, grenadine, ginger ale and rum.

Pineapple Iced Tea
A non-alcoholic drink that will refresh you on a hot summer day.

Piña Passion
A romantic blend of light rums and lush tropical juices and spices, served in a fresh pineapple.

Scorpion
A strong island treat with fruit juice, brandy, gin, rum, native nectar and a touch of almond flavor.

Waikiki Champagne Punch
A fresh, delicious and refreshing drink for those who don't like hard liquor. Use fresh pineapple juice when possible.

Mahana Cocktail from Tahiti
A recipe for the Mahana Cocktail served at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora in Tahiti. The Mahana Cocktail, served at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is made with fresh pineapple.

Aunty Leilani's Strawberry Punch
A non-alcoholic beverage garnished with fresh strawberries and mint from Island Weekly Recipes.

Lolo's Knock Out Punch
From Island Weekly Recipes, this one really knocks a punch.

Moʻo's Power Punch
A taste of lemonade, orange juice and a hint of almond from Island Weekly Recipes

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