Posted on 08/24/2014

Video: Make Fresh-Squeezed Hawaiian Lemonade

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Puka Dog is well-known in Kaua’i for using the ever so tasty Aunty Liliko’i Hawaiian Mustard, and offering island-inspired relishes like mango or pineapple in their veggie or sausage dogs. But locals and tourists alike also enjoy the super sweet fresh-squeezed lemonade made-to-order by cup right before your eyes. Use the below video for a rough estimate of Puka Dog’s lemonade recipe to try with the kids at home (and enjoy)!

Ingredients and Tools

  • 1 lemon (sliced in half)
  • 1 shaker
  • 1 manual juicer
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups ice
  • 1 cup


  1. Juice both lemon halves into the shaker
  2. Add sugar and throw in the second lemon half
  3. Pour about 3 cups of ice in with water
  4. Shake and pour
  5. Enjoy and repeat!



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  • Reply Eden 08/27/2014 at 8:44 am

    I’d forgotten how much I love freshly squeezed lemonade. This brings back memories of hanging out on my great grandparents’ back porch waiting for my great grandmother to bring out lemonade to cool us off after we’d been running around in her rose garden. I’m going to have to try making this with my 2.5 year old.

    • Reply Shari Wargo Stamps 08/27/2014 at 8:48 am

      That’s so great to hear, Eden! What a special memory.

  • Reply Christina 08/25/2014 at 11:07 pm

    My daughter loves making lemonade I will have to show her this

    • Reply Shari Wargo Stamps 08/26/2014 at 1:17 am

      It’s a fun, quick way to make individual lemonade so I’m sure she’ll enjoy it, but let me know how it works out for her!

  • Reply Marian 08/25/2014 at 10:04 am

    I’m thirsty. Trying out the recipe this week.

    • Reply Shari Wargo Stamps 08/26/2014 at 1:14 am

      Awesome, let me know how it turns out! I’m definitely heading to the store for some lemons to make this soon, too.

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