Recipes

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

Attack of the Killer Daqs at Esters Fair Prospect

Sea Hag cocktail
Get the Sea Hag cocktail recipe from Wailuku's new tiki bar.

Hot Buttered Yum + RECIPE

hot buttered rum
Enjoy this recipe for Liliko‘i-Coconut Hot Buttered Rum!

RECIPE: Steak Crudo with Finadene

Steak Crudo Recipe
Hone your culinary skills by recreating a recipe from one of the finest chefs & restaurants on Maui!

Homemade Portuguese Sausage

Portugese Sausage
Learn how to make homemade Portuguese sausage with this recipe from our dining editor.

Cake Noodles Recipe

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

Lime in the Coconut

fleetwood's lime coconut cocktail
Fleetwood's on Front St. — which tied for this year's Gold ʻAipono Award for Best Bar — shares a lime and coconut cocktail recipe just in time for summer.

Chicken Hekka

chicken hekka
Chef Sheldon Simeon prepared some amazing dishes for our 2014 Holiday Test Kitchen, including this chicken hekka recipe.

Olive Oil Monchong

best monchong recipe
This tasty recipe by Chef Joey Macadangdang won two awards at the 2014 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.

Ahi Bruschetta Recipe

Ahi Bruschetta recipe
Mark Ellman's ahi bruschetta wins Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine's "Best of the Fest" award at the 2012 Kapalua Wine and Seafood Festival. Learn how to make it.

Kona Lobster Potstickers Recipe

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

Natal Plum

natal plum
Get the recipe Natal Plum Holiday Relish for a new holiday tradition.

Masters of Mixology 2016

guava cocktail
Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.

Stuck on Kiawe

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

Squid Lū‘au Recipe

Use this recipe to make up to 50 portions as a side dish.

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.

The Great Coffee Challenge

pork tacos Four Season Wailea Maui
We asked a few of our favorite chefs for recipes using Maui coffee. Talk about creative!

Prime Rib au Jus

Prime Rib au Jus recipe
Mahalo to Island Gourmet Markets for this tantalizing prime rib recipe.

Obachan’s Backyard Koko

pickling ingredients
This recipe provides approximately 2 quarts and needs 2-4 days for fermentation.

Ti-Leaf Baked Mahimahi

baked mahi recipe
Mama's Fish House Executive Chef Perry Bateman is creating a dish just for us: mahimahi wrapped and baked in ti leaves.

Lahaina Grill’s Roasted Roma Tomatoes

roasted tomato recipe
Get a delicious recipe for roasted roma tomatoes.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Vegan Recipes

vegan recipes
Delicious recipes for vegan mac & cheese, lu‘au leaf w/ roasted garlic dip, vegan nut cream, garlic mash potatoes with vegan gravy, and kabocha pie.

Ooey Gooey Chia Brownies

chia seed brownies
These gluten-free treats require no baking.

Mmmmangoes

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

Macadamia-Nut-Crusted Mahimahi

mac nut crusted mahimahi
Another delicious recipe from Chef Tylun Pang's "What Maui Likes To Eat."

Abalone & Hamachi Shooter

Abalone Hamachi Shooter
Try this recipe at home or stop by Japengo at the Hyatt Regency Maui, where it's on the menu.

Bouillabaisse

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

Ahi Poke by Chef Ikaika Manaku

Ikaika Manaku
In the kitchen with Mauka Makai's Chef Ikaika Manuku.

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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.