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Do you like it hot? It’s time to spice up your life with our signature Spicy Pineapple cocktail. This drink combines sweet and juicy Hawaiian pineapple with fiery jalapeno. The zesty concoction will have your taste buds dancing the tango. Not to mention, it’s packed with nutrients.
First of all, Pineapple is chock full of several health benefits due to its nutrient content. It contains bromelain, protein, carbohydrates, sugar, and soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. The vitamins in these fruits include vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene, thiamin, vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin B6, and folate, according to the USDA National Nutrient Database.
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?