Maui Mixology

Maui Mixology stories published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

watermelon cocktail

Watermelon Shochu Cocktail

Japengo general manager Matt Rapping shared this refreshing recipe that uses Shochu, a distillate usually made from rice, but sometimes from sweet potato or other carbohydrate.
Ulupalakua Punchr recipe

Knockout Punches

Need a holiday punch recipe? We’ve got you covered with a one-two punch.
tropical cocktail recipe ideas

Waiter, There’s a Jalapeno in My Drink!

Adventurous bartenders have discarded bottled mai tai mixes to build their own flavor profiles with fresh local fruit and locally crafted distillates.

Pineapple Sparkling Wine

Not many wineries are crazy enough to make pineapple sparkling wine, and no one else is crazy enough to make it using the traditional method.
maui okolehao liqueur

‘Okolehao

More than 200 years after Islanders learned the art of distillation, Hawaiian moonshine is reclaiming the spotlight.
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Tequila & Mezcal 101

The pros who tend our island's bars are wizards at balancing flavors—and generous about sharing what they know.
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On the Rocks

The perfect accessory for a stunning cocktail ring? A libation created by Freddie Sconfienza, Starwood Resorts’ 2013 starMixologist.

Island Recipes

Maui Restaurants

lilikoi passionfruit

A Passion for Liliko‘i

Lilikoʻi is the Hawaiian word for passion fruit. While lilikoʻi can be eaten raw, its naturally high acidity makes it perfect for blending into baked goods, frozen custards, and drinks.

Maui Dining & Food Stories