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- ‘I asked for a mai tai and it tasted foul.’
- ‘I am hoping for maybe a free mai tai or a trip through the buffet line.’
- ‘Though the sake at dinner was excellent and my two tacky mai tai's were fun, I prefer quality over quantity.’
- ‘Decisions by the judges are, of course, entirely dependent on the quantity of mai tais consumed when the names are picked out of the ol’ Corrente hat.’
- ‘Where you sip a mai tai is almost as important as the ingredients.’
- ‘After taking a sip of her mai tai, she asked ‘Randy, are you here for a visit?’’
- ‘But it would probably take a lot of money - and the right situation - to convince him to give up his semi-retirement sipping mai tais poolside in Maui.’
- ‘He's gone on with his $50 plus million solid gold parachute, drinking mai tais in the Bahamas.’
- ‘Two choices of liquor were placed in the cabin at the beginning of the trip, along with complimentary rum punch, mai tais, and bloody marys ondeck at various times.’
- ‘They envision themselves lying around all the time, impressing their friends back home with their tan, drinking mai tais and taking morning swims.’
- ‘Order one of Halekulani's famed mai tais and enjoy a spectacular view of the sunset and the sea.’
- ‘Beer, wine, and mai tais are served on all tours, after water sports are completed.’
- ‘For about 48 hours in July, Waikiki harbor is awash in mai tais, mimosas, Gatorade, and joy.’
- ‘First off, the three railroad-style rooms couldn't look more inviting if they included a swimming pool with private cabanas and free mai tais.’
- ‘Send Becca funny emails with pictures of places we'd like to go, with exes marking the spot on the idyllic beach where we'd sit drinking mai tais.’
- ‘I also hope that the next time Dad is at the beach, he's holding a mai tai.’
- ‘Relax in a hammock or ride horseback to a waterfall, glide with green sea turtles in a luminous sea or sip a mai tai on a torchlit oceanside terrace.’
- ‘Then in Waikiki, she says, she'll hoist high a mai tai, recount the adventure, and toast, with gratitude, the crossing - and her dad.’
- ‘Even my co-worker's husband, who was generally opposed to any sort of ‘organized joy’ had a good time (the mai tais certainly didn't hurt).’
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