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
Clase Azul Tequila
Jose Cuervo Mixto tequila
Plate for salt, lime wheels and lime halves
2-double old fashioned glasses
2-carafes for syrup and coconut water