South Shore Tiki Lounge’s Happy Hour and Interview with Bart @Southshoretiki


South Shore Tiki Lounge

How did you get a job there?

Nepotism. My brother.

What spirit do you like to work with the most? what is the last drink you made with it?

Captain Morgan – Sex with the Capt.

Perhaps you are a wine and beer fan and distilled beverages dont float your boat, what is the last incredible wine or beer you drank? What made it spectacular?

Bikini Blonde

If you could change one thing about the drinks business on Maui what would it be?

More peacefulness please.

What is your favorite happy hour on Maui? Why?

Tiki Lounge – It’s da bestest!

What is your bar’s signature drink/wine/beer?

Mai Tai

What is YOUR signature drink? (Or go to wine or beer in your selection?)

Captain Morgan, Malibu Pineapple, Orange, Cran – Bartle & James

When you are making a cocktail what is the most important thing?

Making it right.

who or what influences you outside of the beverage business?


Lets say your pitching an investor who wants you to open your ultimate bar. What is your concept? Where is it located?

Ultimate Dance Bar in Kihei

Name one new liquor/beer/wine you tasted recently. What was your impression?

Sweet Revenge, not bad.

What are your regulars like?

Very friendly and nice to be around.

What is one interesting thing about being a bartender on Maui?

The people.

What makes a good bartender? Why are you one?

Fast, efficient, clean. I do all 3.

What is the newest drink you have created? Describe whats in it.

Strawberry Passion. Strawberry vodka, OJ and passion puree.

SOUTH SHORE TIKI LOUNGE HAPPY HOUR – Daily. Everyday from 11am-6pm get $3 Bud Light draft, $3 Bud Light bottles, $4 Sauza margaritas on the rocks, Guinness pints, and Bloody Mary’s. On Mondays from 8pm-close get $4 Smokin Jager Shooters, $5 Jager Bombs and Cherry Bombs. Go on Tequila Tuesdays from 10pm-close to get $3 Corona and Corona Light, $3 Sauza shots, $4 Sauza margaritas, $5 Patron shots. Ladies Night Wednesdays feature $3 Bud Light draft and bottles, as well as $4 “Oh My Goodness” cocktails. Island Thursdays offer $3 Heineken and Heineken Light, $4 Sneaky Tikis, and $5 Blue Hawaiians. 11am South Shore Tiki Lounge, (Kihei Kalama Village, 1913 S. Kihei Rd.,  Kihei); 808-874-6444;

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