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The Hukilau 2018 tickets on sale now: More bands, more bars, more Tiki!

Updated Feb. 8, 2018 The Hukilau gave its loyal fans a New Year’s treat by announcing an expanded lineup for the East Coast’s largest Tiki-themed event, giving its regular “villagers” early access and discounts on tickets. The general public can … Continue reading

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Rum and the British Navy: When men were men, and sailors drank Daiquiris

No other spirit has as deep and rich a legacy as rum, best exemplified by the fascinating story of the 300-year history of the daily ration given to members of the British Royal Navy. It’s a tasty tale that involves … Continue reading

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Lost Cocktails of The Mai-Kai: Take a trip back to Hanalei Bay

Updated November 2016 See below: Ancestor recipe | UPDATE: Tribute recipe | Hanalei Bay review Related: Mai-Kai cocktail guide | More “lost cocktails” | Tropical drink family tree Some lost Mai-Kai cocktails are easier to trace than others. Even though … Continue reading

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Mai-Kai cocktail review: Even landlubbers can appreciate a strong ration of Yeoman’s Grog

Updated July 2015 See below: Our Yeoman’s Grog review | Ancestor recipe | Tribute recipe Related: Navy Grog ice cone: Lost art is revived by cocktail enthusiasts, handy gadget Mai-Kai cocktail guide It goes without saying that The Atomic Grog … Continue reading

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