Try our award winning Tai Mai!

Wendy, Hali’imaile General Store’s creative bartender was crowned “World’s Best Mai Tai Maker” in 2013 at the Don the Beachcomber’s annual contest on the Big Island. View Maui Time article here.

We are sharing that special recipe with you to enjoy at home or your next gathering.

1 ½ oz. Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum 

½ oz. Orgeat Syrup

½ oz. Orange Curacao

2 oz. House Made Sweet & Sour

1/4 oz. House Made Kaffir Lime Syrup

Fresh Lilikoi Puree

Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice

Fresh Lime Zest

Flash blend with crushed ice

Float Old Lahaina Dark Rum

Garnish with lime wedge & fresh pineapple spear


Hali’imaile General Store shares recipe: Summertime is for BBQ’S!

Hali’imaile General Store is excited to share a delicious summer recipe perfect for your summertime BBQ plans. You can find more delicious recipes in Bev’s “Family Style Meals” cookbook.

Firing up that grill? Why not add Bev Gannon’s signature barbecue sauce to your grill items?

Hali’imaile General Store Barbecue Sauce:

2 tablespoons margarine

2 onions, chopped

3 cups ketchup

1 1/2 cups canned red chile sauce

1/3 cup cider vinegar

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/3 cup yellow mustard (any brand)

1/3 cup dark molasses

2 teaspoons cayenne pepper

1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce

2 teaspoons liquid smoke

Juice of 1/2 lemon

Juice of 1/2 lime

Juice of 1/2 orange


Freshly ground black pepper

  1. To prepare the sauce, in a heavy saucepan, melt the margarine over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes, until translucent.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients, stir to blend and bring to a boil.
  4. Decrease the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 2 hours, until thick and reddish brown. Makes about six cups

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