Recipes

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

Sashimi Recipe

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

After-School Special

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

Pineapple Salsa

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

Taro Gnocchi Recipe

homemade gnocchi
Mahalo to Chef Brian Etheredge for this taro gnocchi recipe.

Holiday Test Kitchen 2018: Buono Festa!

Get tasty recipes in our annual Holiday Test Kitchen with a Maui chef.

Japanese Cheesecake

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

Disco Mix Cocktail Recipes

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

Macadamia-Nut-Crusted Mahimahi

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

Coconut Tapioca Dessert

ginataan recipe
Chef Sheldon Simeon prepared some amazing dishes for our 2014 Holiday Test Kitchen, including this Filipino recipe for coconut tapioca dessert.

Holiday Test Kitchen 2020

Herb and Mustard Crusted Chateaubriand
What are Maui chefs’ favorite holiday dishes?

Powered by Poi

kalo field
Kalo, a legendary plant, has deep roots in Hawaiian culture.

Natal Plum

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

Fire and Ice

mango paloma cocktail
Locally grown Hawaiian chili pepper spikes up these icy, spicy drinks.

Braised Kobe Beef Short Ribs

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

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

sweet potato gnocchi
This delicate dish won the chefs' competition at Ka'anapali Fresh in 2012.

Sansei Special Roll

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

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.

Seafood Pho

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

Masters of Mixology

Japengo Maui cocktail
Five cocktail recipes to start the weekend off right.

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.

Ahi Poke by Chef Ikaika Manaku

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

Sweet Kula Corn Pudding

corn pudding
Chef Tylun Pang's delicious sweet corn pudding recipe highlights the offerings of Maui farmers.

Go, Cocktails! (RECIPES)

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

Hot Buttered Yum + RECIPE

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

Hana Haze

hana haze cocktail
Bartender Eric Martinez from the Four Seasons Resort Maui conjured up this magical cocktail. His choice of garnish was inspired by the lush environment of Hana: a candied hibiscus.

A Delicious Spin on Holiday Entertaining

holiday recipes
Hosting a party? Unwrap these tasty recipes, courtesy of The Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation.

High Spirits

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

Island Recipes

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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.