Recipes

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

Pineapple Salsa

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

Corn Tamales

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

Swiss Meringues

swiss meringues recipe
These meringues are great for decorative accents in dishes like a traditional Buche de Noel.

Valley Isle Sunrise

island cocktail recipes
Inspired by a mimosa and turned up by James Shoemaker. Each ingredient is a product of Maui agriculture.

ʻOpakapaka

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

Kona Lobster Potstickers Recipe

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

Passion Fruit Sangria

passionfruit sangria recipe
Mahalo to Maui Winery for this cocktail recipe.

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

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

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."

Obachan’s Backyard Koko

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

Ocean Spiced Apple

spiced apple cocktail
Made with Ocean organic vodka. Try one tonight!

BBQ Ribs

Chinese bbq ribs recipe
Get Maui Chef Sheldon Simeon's Chinese BBQ Ribs recipe.

Big Island Abalone Congee

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

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.

Maui Onion Shrimp and Lobster Cake

Shrimp Lobster Cake recipe
Mahalo to Chef D.K. Kodama of Sansei, Cane & Taro, and Vino Restaurants, for this delicious lobster cake recipe.

Quinoa Salad

quinoa salad dressing
Mahalo to Lynn Stettler of Café Carmen in Kihei for this recipe.

On the Rocks

best maui cocktails
The perfect accessory for a stunning cocktail ring? A libation created by Freddie Sconfienza, Starwood Resorts’ 2013 starMixologist.

Pork Loin Rack Roast

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

Lahaina Grill’s Roasted Roma Tomatoes

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

A Toast to Your Health This Holiday Season

holiday recipe
Free-range advice for skipping the sugarplums

ʻAhi Tartare Recipe

Ahi Tartare
Get this ahi tartare recipe from Chef de Cuisine Michael Lofaro from the Grand Wailea's Humuhumunukunukuapua‘a restaurant.

Lilikoi Passion Fruit Daiquiri

lilikoi passionfruit
A daiquiri is a family of cocktails whose main ingredients are rum, citrus juice, and sugar or other sweetener. Do try this at home!

RECIPE: Coriander and Chili Gremolata Sauce/Marinade

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

Appealing Cocktails

cocktails
Get three delicious cocktail recipes featuring orange.

Go, Cocktails! (RECIPES)

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

And the Winner Is . . .

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

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.

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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