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There’s a popular saying here in the islands if someone is not punctual, it is “Hawaiian time.”
What does it mean to be on Hawaiian time? Basically, life in Hawaii is more relaxed than the rest of the world, so you take your time to get places and show up on “Hawaiian time.”
That is the inspiration for the Island Thyme cocktail created by Turtle Bay Master Mixologist Allie Bellows.
Have her serve one up for you while you enjoy the breathtaking views and relaxed atmosphere of our fine dining restaurant Pa’akai.
If you can’t be here in person to enjoy our “Island Thyme” cocktail, you can still savor a relaxed Hawaii vibe at home with our featured #ThirstyThursday recipe.
It’s time for you to get on Island Thyme!
Did you know we have snow on Oahu’s North Shore!? Okay, it’s not real snow. It’s actually a sweet treat that is perfect to cool down with any time of year. It’s called shave ice. It looks like a snow cone. The Hawaiian snow shave ice is shaved into thin flakes, packed into a ball and then covered in fantastic flavors that melt in your mouth. If you come to Hawaii in the winter to escape the snow, don’t miss out on this Hawaiian snowy treat.
Here are three places to taste the sweet treat of shave ice on Oahu’s North Shore:
There are two types of vacations in this great blue world: There are the forgettable, ho-hum getaways, bland, dim, and void of color. A nasty sunburn the only thing you have to show for your travels. Nothing learned, nothing new experienced.
And then, there are adventures.
We’re talking about the type of vacations that you’ll be replaying in your mind every night before you go to bed for years to come. We’re talking about making memories, stepping outside of your comfort zone, and experiencing all of the wonderful things that the world has to offer. That’s the kind of trip we can get behind and that’s the kind of getaway you deserve.
To make your next vacation a true adventure, we’ve gone ahead and crafted up our list of five things you have to experience this winter in Oahu's Turtle Bay.