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!

Kona Lobster Potstickers Recipe

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

Rib-eye Marinade

beef marinade recipe
Mahalo to Chef Craig Erickson of the Sea House Restaurant for this marinade recipe.

Crusted Mahi Mahi

Kalo crusted Mahimahi
Mahalo to Chef Justin Pardo of Market Fresh Bistro for this recipe.

Seafood Pho

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

Hamachi Carpaccio

Hamachi Carpaccio
This recipe uses a Vitamix and 8 ounces of hamachi (amberjack).

Ahi Poke by Chef Ikaika Manaku

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

Opakapaka & Mango Ceviche

This light and flavorful raw fish appetizer is a favorite at Mama's Fish House.

Disco Mix Cocktail Recipes

boogie man cocktail recipe
Get three disco-inspired cocktail recipes from the 2019 'Aipono Awards Gala.

Milk Chocolate Almond Cake

chocolate almond cake recipe
Mahalo to Chef Anton Haines for this dessert recipe.

The Herbalist Cocktail

herbalist cocktail recipe
Mahalo to Sangrita's Grill & Cantina for this cocktail recipe.

Sashimi Recipe

best sashimi recipes
Mahalo to Chef Cameron Lewark for this sashimi recipe.

Rooting for Turmeric

turmeric
Our dining editor explores the benefits of turmeric and shares her recipes.

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.

Lavender Nutmeg Crème Brûlée

creme brulee recipe
This crème brûlée recipe from Five Palms Lahaina makes 6 servings.

Macadamia-Nut-Crusted Mahimahi

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

Braised Kobe Beef Short Ribs

braised kobe beef short ribs
This sumptuous short rib entree was served at the 2011 Aipono Awards Gala.

Japanese Cheesecake

lilikoi dessert
Japanese cheesecake served with fresh lilikoi. You can substitute other fruit toppings, such as Maui Gold pineapple or pink soursop.

Pineapple Salsa

Maui pineapple fields
Laureen Jensen of Haliimaile Pineapple Company shares her recipe for pineapple salsa.

Pork Loin Rack Roast

roast pork with vegetables
Mahalo to Chef Anton Haines of Pacific'O for this recipe.

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

panna cotta
Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta Recipe With Fresh Pomegranate and Maui Gold Pineapple.

Lemon-Macadamia Olive Oil Cake

lemon macadamia cake recipe
Featuring Sammy’s Beach Bar Macadamia Nut Rum Glaze.

Sansei Special Roll

This delicious sushi roll recipe comes from D.K. Kodama's Sushi Chronicles From Hawaii.

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.

ʻOpakapaka

opakapaka fish recipe
Learn how to create crispy 'opakapaka fish dinner at home.

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.

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