Recipes

Hungry? Check this page for island-inspired recipes from Maui chefs and culinary stars. You won’t be disappointed.

Masters of Mixology

mixology
Get 23 cocktail recipes in our latest edition of Maui Mixology!

Teens Cook with Heart + RECIPE & VIDEO

Teens can Cook
Get a delicious recipe for Whole Wheat Pancakes from the American Heart Association’s Teens Cook with Heart competition.

After-School Special

Learn what the student chefs are up to at Paia Bay Cafe, a community-funded nonprofit kitchen space.

Stuck on Kiawe

kiawe cocktail
Our thanks to Sunny Savage for sharing her recipe for this kiawe cooler.

Duo’s Tofu Scramble

tofu scramble
Hungry for an indulgent yet guilt-free breakfast? Skinny up to a Southwestern-style tofu scramble.

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.

Naughty & Spiced

maui mixology
Holiday cocktails? No time like the present!

Ginger-steamed Kahuku-farmed Moi Recipe

steamed moi lup cheong
Ginger-steamed Kahuku-farmed Moi with Chinese Sausage, Ginger, Green Onions, Chinese Parsley, Soy, and Sizzling Peanut Oil.

Beef Tenderloin Lettuce Wraps Recipe

beef lettuce wrap
Beef Tenderloin Lettuce Wraps using the party rock — this delightful dinner style adds interaction and fun to your meal.

Cake Noodles Recipe

A delicious Tylun Pang recipe for cake noodles with veggie stir fry.

Kona Lobster Potstickers Recipe

lobster potstickers
Mmmm! Kona Lobster Potstickers recipe with Shiitake Mushrooms, Heart of Palm, Soy-Chili Vinegar

Kaua‘i Shrimp Recipe

Kauai shrimp recipe
Get an amazing recipe for Kaua‘i Shrimp Cedar-wrapped with Kula Herb-Garlic Butter and Sea Asparagus.

Big Island Abalone Congee

abalone congee
Serve this recipe for Big Island Abalone Congee garnished with crumbled nori.

The Pie That Binds

Each Thanksgiving, the family behind Four Sisters Bakery bake 6,000 pies to “raise dough” for local nonprofits.

Sabayon & Strawberries Recipe

strawberry dessert
Lokelani sparkling-wine sabayon lightly garnished with chocolate shavings, Upcountry Maui strawberries, and a chunk of Chef's sensationally crunchy macadamia-nut brittle.

And the Winner Is . . .

charred octopus
Fourteen Maui restaurants vie for Best of Fest at the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival’s seafood finale.

Go, Cocktails! (RECIPES)

YourBar
Maui’s mobile bars bring craft-cocktail services right to your party.

RECIPE: Coriander and Chili Gremolata Sauce/Marinade

John Sandbach
Texas native John Sandbach pays homage to both Texas and Maui in his culinary creations.

Mmmmangoes

mangoes
Mangoes were introduced into the Islands in 1824; today no fewer than fifteen hybrid varieties have taken root.

La Dolce Vita

beach picnic
Italian cuisine goes al fresco at this beach picnic on Maui. The menu: chicken Milanese on flatbread, pasta fregola salad, and marinara and cheese-filled panzarotti.

Masters of Mixology

adult shave ice on maui
Thirsty? We've compiled some of Maui's tastiest and most beloved cocktails and 'mocktails' for you!

Hook, Line & Supper (VIDEO + RECIPES)

Maui fishing charter
Our private chef turns an invasive species into a yummy meal. This story includes recipes for Macadamia Nut Caper Sauce and Green Chermoula!

The Great Beer Cocktail

beer cocktails
Beer cocktails as luxury drinks? You bet your tankard! The refreshing, ice-cold bubbly from Maui’s craft breweries can stand up to some of the continent’s best craft beers.

Crab Cannelloni Recipe

Taverna Restaurant Maui
Contrasting flavors of creamy cheesiness and bright, fresh tomatoes dazzle your taste buds in this recipe for Taverna’s Maui Crab Cannelloni / Manicotti.

Bouillabaisse

Bouillabaise recipe
You will need monchong, mahimahi, and skinless red snapper for this tasty Bouillabaisse recipe.

Mascarpone Polenta

polenta appetizer
Mick Fleetwood passes the polenta pupu during our 2016 Holiday Test Kitchen.

Poke for days (literally) + poke recipe

poke
This local-style staple is making waves across the Pacific—but the best spot to enjoy poke will always be here in Hawaiʻi. One West Maui eatery is honoring our poke traditions with a tasty twist on "The 12 Days of Christmas."

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