Featured Recipes

Some of our favorite recipes!

Birds of a Feather: The Birdcage Bar & Lounge

Fly by night cocktail
No matter what your druthers, the Birdcage Bar and Lounge at Hotel Wailea can deliver.

Tiger Balm

year of tiger cocktail
Make this fun cocktail to celebrate 2022, the Year of the Tiger, or simply to ring in the weekend!

Homemade Portuguese Sausage

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

Masters of Mixology 2016

guava cocktail
Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.

Jungle Juice

cheeky monkey
The Cheeky Monkey transports you to a lazy, gently swaying hammock on Gilligan’s Island.

Seafood Pho

best pho recipes
What makes pho so glorious? Can it really cure what ails you?

Natal Plum

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

Big Island Abalone Congee

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

Creamy Mascarpone

polenta recipe
Mahalo to Chef Anton Haines for this recipe.

Kona Lobster Potstickers Recipe

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

Macadamia-Nut-Crusted Mahimahi

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

Mmmmangoes

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

Stuck on Kiawe

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

Rummed Up

Ritz Carlton Mai Tai Maui Hawaii
Getting into the spirit of the mai tai at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua’s Alaloa Lounge.

All About Trout

trout recipe
Enjoy this recipe for Rainbow Trout Almondine courtesy of chef Riko Bartolome.

Tomahawk Steak

steak chimichurri
Private Chef Riko Bartolome shares his recipe for his tomahawk steak accompanied by stuffed, tempura fried squash blossoms.

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.

High Spirits

Maui Gold Cocktail
Enjoy these cocktail recipes to keep your holidays bright!

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!

Corn Tamales

award winning corn tamales recipe
Executive Sous Chef Raymond Nicasio's award winning recipe for corn tamales.

Namasu with Crab and Ogo

This recipe incorporates English cucumbers, spiked with the crunch of ogo grown by island aquaculturalists. Shredded crab meat adds a touch of luxury.

Lahaina Grill’s Roasted Roma Tomatoes

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

Banana Lumpia

banana lumpia
Mahalo to Chef Tylun Pang for this yummy recipe for banana lumpia.

Coconut Cloud Martini

coconut cloud martini
Create the ultimate tropical indulgence at home with this recipe!

Ulu Poke Recipe

Ulu Poke recipe
Got ʻulu (breadfruit) and not sure what to do with it? Try this unique and tasty recipe courtesy of chef Tylun Pang from the Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea.

Papaya Crisp

papayas
Enjoy Kumu Farms’ papaya fruit crisp recipe courtesy of Emanuela “Manu” Vinciguerra.

Bali Hai May Call You

Mamas Fish house Cocktails
Find a dream world in a cocktail glass at Mama’s Fish House.

Island Recipes

Maui Dining & Food Stories

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.