Blue Hawaii Cocktail Full of the Aloha Spirit

If a trip to the islands isn't in the cards, this drink is still within reach. Enjoy our tropical blue Hawaii cocktail & make your own island paradise.

Updated February 2, 2024
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Celebrate the islands with a tropical blue cocktail filled with the aloha spirit. We love the simple tropical flavors of a blue Hawaii cocktail — juicy citrus, sweet pineapple, and, of course, a little bit of booze. So, if you can't make it to a luau this week, you can still make this in your kitchen.

Blue Hawaii Cocktail

When you can't decide between vodka and rum, this is the cocktail for you. With a color as blue as the Hawaiian sky, it's loaded with the flavor of the islands. 


  • ¾ ounce vodka
  • ¾ ounce white rum
  • ½ ounce blue curaçao
  • 2½ ounces pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge and cherry for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, white rum, blue curaçao, pineapple juice, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into hurricane or highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and a cherry.

Related: 11 Blue Curaçao Cocktails From Beachy to Elegant

Blue Hawaii Cocktail Variations and Substitutions

There are a few ways to make your blue Hawaii stand out from the rest, so take a glance at these ideas as you shake it up.

  • Use only vodka instead of rum and vodka.
  • Experiment with the vodka and rum proportion, exploring which one you prefer best.
  • For a brighter pop of blue, add an extra splash of blue curaçao.
  • Make your blue Hawaii with a bit of pucker by increasing the amount of lime juice.
  • Split your pineapple juice with some freshly squeezed orange juice.

Garnishes for a Blue Hawaii

Since the blue Hawaii is a tropical drink, no one will bat an eye if you craft an extravagant garnish. Then again, maybe you want to keep yours simple.

  • Add an orange or lime slice, wedge, or wheel to give your cocktail an additional pop of color.
  • Make your citrus garnish stand out by using a dehydrated citrus wheel.
  • Include a pineapple leaf or two for a tropical look.
  • Pierce a cocktail skewer with a lime or orange peel, completing it with a cherry and pineapple wedge.

Aloha Blue Hawaii

Escape to Hawaii with a stunningly blue cocktail that magically tastes more delicious than it looks. However, wherever, and whenever you pour yourself one of these, the blue Hawaii cocktail will have you in an island state of mind. Now get ready to try some other blue curacao drinks.

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Blue Hawaii Cocktail Full of the Aloha Spirit