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If you want to taste several unique flavors of the North Shore, you only need to drive 5-7 minutes from your hotel, Turtle Bay Resort to the town of Kahuku, where you will come across the roadside food court. Sure, it’s home to the famous Giovanni’s shrimp truck. But the food court is a smorgasbord of several other local food trucks and stands.
There are more than a dozen food vendors to choose from. Whatever you are craving, they have it. There’s tacos, pizza, Korean food, vegan, vegetarian, BBQ corn, Thai food, BBQ and Hawaiian food. There’s also a coffee cart, frozen yogurt, Acai bowls, shave ice and funnel cake.
Get ready to enjoy some aloha at home with Turtle Bay Resort's Hapa cocktail. The Hapa is a drink that will surprise and delight you with its uplifting tropical flavors and refreshing hint of mint.
First of all, what does hapa even mean? The term originates here in Hawaii from the Hawaiian word for "half", "part", or "mixed". Hapa basically refers to any person of mixed ethnic heritage. The Hapa cocktail at Turtle Bay Resort gets its name from it’s unlikely mix of coconut and mint. The unique cocktail does have people going nuts over it’s creamy blend of coconut paired with fresh sprigs of mint.
Ready to give The Hapa cocktail a taste?
Who doesn’t love a margarita? One of the best things about the strong cocktail is that the flavors are endless. The margarita — triple sec, tequila, and lime juice — was created in 1938 in Mexico and is widely considered the official drink of having fun.
At Turtle Bay Resort we have your traditional margarita or you can add some aloha with mango or passion fruit. Of course, we also have strawberry margaritas too.
It’s always 5 o’clock somewhere, so why not make one of our signature Turtle Bay margaritas at home!?
LILIKOI (PASSION FRUIT) MARGARITA
- 1 ¼ shot Tequila
- Dash of Triple Sec
- 3 oz house made fresh lime juice
- 2 oz lilikoi juice Ice