Wine & A Hawaiian Winemaker | Lanai Tabura Joins The Show



Hailing from the tiny island of Lanai, Hawaii and graduate of Lanai High School, this DJ, Comedian, TV host and Actor has done it all! Currently, Lanai is a producer/director for It’s A Hawaii Thing Productions creating a variety of TV Shows/Podcasts such as “It’s A Hawaii Thing”, which he is also a co-host on, “Culturised,” “Wine &…” and there is more in the works! Lanai also hosts Cooking Hawaiian Style, currently in its 8th season. In the 90’s, Lanai was part of Hoku nominated comedy trio “The 3 Local Boys.” With four albums under his belt, you might remember such hits as “Rice Rice Baby,” “I’m A Filipino” or the song that went national, “Me So Hungry.” Lanai is no stranger to international and local TV shows such as Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race, Co-host with Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations, Jake and the Fat Man, Da Braddah’s, Baywatch Hawaii, Hawaii Five-0, and he has also been in a variety of local commercials. He has been touring the mainland doing stand-up comedy openings for Henry Kapono, Andy Bumatai, Augie Tulba, Wayne Brady, and Damon Wayans, to name a few. As a 25- year radio veteran, Lanai co-created the Island 98.5 radio station, and currently is on air in Tokyo and Fukuoka, Japan. 


Margarita (2 versions…one with 100%, one with Mixto

1½ oz Tequila

1 oz Lime Juice

¾ oz Simple Syrup

1 ½ oz Coconut Water

Pinch of Sea salt

Method: Add salt, coconut water, lime, syrup and tequila with ice.  Shake and strain over ice into bucket. 

Garnish: Thin lime wheels floating


Items Needed

Clase Azul Tequila

Jose Cuervo Mixto tequila

4 limes

Coconut Water

Sea Salt

Plate for salt, lime wheels and lime halves

2-double old fashioned glasses

4-tasting glasses

2-carafes for syrup and coconut water

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