When visiting in Oahu, stop in at House Without A Key for their signature Mai Tai. This is one of best-known venues in Waikiki for dinning, located at the Halekulani Hotel. House Without A Key offers nightly entertainment and an incredible oceanfront setting. Guests can take in a beautiful sunset while enjoying traditional Hawaiian music and cocktails under a century old Kiawe tree.

House Without A Key’s Famous Mai Tai Recipe:


1/3 ounce orgeat

1/3 ounce orange curacao

1/3 ounce rock candy syrup

¾ ounce Bacardi Gold Rum

½ ounce Bacardi 151 Rum

1¼ ounce fresh lime juice

¾ ounce Bacardi Select Rum, to float


  1. Build cocktail over crushed ice. Float ¾ ounce Bacardi Select Rum on top.
  2. Garnish with lime wheel, sugar cane stick, mint leaf and Vanda orchid.

House Without a Key, Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu