Dining

Maui Nō Ka ʻOi offers you an insider’s perspective on food in Maui. Read our stories below to discover the diverse and inspiring stories behind Maui’s thriving culinary scene.

roasted tomato recipe

Lahaina Grill’s Roasted Roma Tomatoes

Get a delicious recipe for roasted roma tomatoes.
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The Wow Factor

This Maui business has a zest for success.
Miso Phat Sushi Maui

Dee-lish: 5 Winning Restaurants

Our food editor Becky Speere dishes on the Maui dishes she loves.
cocktails

Appealing Cocktails

Get three delicious cocktail recipes featuring orange.
Wine sommelier

Deciphering da Vino Code

Tips on reading wine labels, evaluating ratings, and picking top value vintages.
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Side Dish: Lambs to the Slaughter

Miz G yaks it up with farmers at the Maui Ag Fest and dishes about the 2009 'Aipono Awards.
holiday test kitchen 2017

Holiday Test Kitchen 2017

Our Holiday Test Kitchen springs from a treasured collection of family recipes that Chef Tylun Pang wanted to share with the world.
Wine sommelier

Read the Label

How to choose wine, advice from our resident sommelier
Star Noodle Empty Bowl fundraiser

Empty Bowl, Full Heart

Empty Bowl fundraiser at Star Noodle features entertainment, handcrafted art, and Asian-inspired dishes to benefit the Maui Food Bank and others.
Peter Merriman Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

Meet Peter Merriman, the 2020 ‘Aipono Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
Kapalua wine and food festival

Kapalua Uncorks a Winner

The annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival will once again host a three-day celebration of all things wine. Read on to discover what 2012 edition has in store.

Savor the Vintage

Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants proudly presents a distinguished selection of domestic and imported wines from 42 vineyards.
Wine sommelier

Fit the Wine to the Mood

In his wine-and-spirit advice column, master sommelier Charles Fredy sheds light on the connections between wine and romance.
Maui chef Chris Kulis

Command Performance

Chef Chris Kulis offers his recipe for the best opakapaka fish dinner — a crispy-skinned fish with a kale-, sorrel-, and bone-marrow emulsion.
Waialua Chocolate

Waialua Chocolate

Attention, Hawai‘i locavores: Add chocolate to the list of gourmet goodies grown within a 100-mile radius of your home.
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Indulgence!

Over-the-top dining at Maui's posh resorts.
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Holiday Test Kitchen 2009

What would you give for a great island cookbook? Our staff puts local chefs’ recipes to the test.
boutari moschofilero

Summer Whites

Moschofilero, Assyrtiko, Albarino and Vermentino are four wines you may not have heard of, but they're worthy choices for summer.
chef Tylun Pang

Tradition!

Chef Tylun Pang shares his family traditions in his cooking with each dish as a celebration of the Islands multicultural heritage.
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Excellence in Sustainability: Fairmont Kea Lani

Congratulations to Fairmont Kea Lani, winner of Pacific Biodiesel’s Excellence in Sustainability Award.
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Bottoms Up!

Sandwich Islands Distilling Corporation will produce ‘okolehao, the legendary Hawaiian ti liquor.

Winning Dishes

They’re the orders that come through the kitchen so often, the line cooks can prepare them blindfolded or sleepwalking. Chefs may curse the repetition, but what can they do when guests threaten never to return if those dishes disappear from the menu?
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Wild Boar Ragù Pasta Recipe

Pasta with wild boar ragù recipe by Chef Rosa Mariotti.
boogie man cocktail recipe

Disco Mix Cocktail Recipes

Get three disco-inspired cocktail recipes from the 2019 'Aipono Awards Gala.
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Eat You Heart Out, Lovers!

Three romantic picnics: what to bring, where to go. (With whom? Up to you.)
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Side Dish: Ohno Grinds

Miz G reflects on the 'Aipono Awards, Apolo Ohno, and Chef James' bun in the oven.
Kamayan dinner

Kamayan and Get It!

Star Noodle’s new themed dinners are winners, hands down.

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