Green Hawaiian

The green Hawaiian cocktail is a variant of the popular well-known and classic piña colada. It is considered to be a less sweet and more refreshing drink. The green Hawaiian cocktail has an emerald green color, when compared to the white color of the piña colada. Some people believe that this type of drink was invented in Waikiki, Hawaii in the late 1950s by the Kahala Hilton hotel bartender Joe Scali. Others think that it was invented in 1954 by Ernest Gantt, who was working at The Beachcomber Bar. Some people claim that it is not a country-specific drink and that it can be found in other parts of the world as well. This is a delicious drink which will transport you to paradise. It is the perfect combination of four ingredients that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

Spirit Used


3 ounces pineapple juice
1½ ounces coconut rum
1 ounce Midori
Pineapple wedge and cherry for garnish


1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the pineapple juice, lemon juice, coconut rum, and Midori.
2. Add ice and shake to chill.
3. Strain into a hurricane glass.
4. Garnish with the pineapple wedge and cherry.

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