Recipes

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

Rib-eye Marinade

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

Japanese Cheesecake

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

Pork Loin Rack Roast

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

Tasty Temperance: Mocktails + Recipes

mocktails
Story by Becky Speere On a recent visit to the Four Seasons’ ‘Aipono Award-winning Lobby Lounge, my daughter and I ordered mocktails—and found paradise in...

Lemongrass-cured Salmon

Clever pastry spoons loaded with salmon and roe wowed guests at the 2010 Noble Chef gala.

Coctel a la Campechana

award winning seafood cocktail
Amid stiff competition at the 2015 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, this seafood cocktail was a standout, winning the people's choice "Best of the Fest" award.

Valley Isle Sunrise

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

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.

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."

Ko’s Signature Edamummus

Edamummus
Served as a complimentary starter, this appetizing Edamummus dip is a huge crowd-pleaser.

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.

Maui Banana Bread

banana bread chef
This wonderful banana bread won 1st place at the 2011 Maui Ag Fest The bread was moist and sweet, its flavor reminiscent of sun dried bananas.

Seafood Takoyaki Recipe

seafood dumplings
This award-winning seafood takoyaki recipe makes 35 half-ounce dumplings.

Amarillo Fizz

amarillo fizz maui cocktail
Mahalo to Matthew Corbin of Cane & Canoe Restaurant at Montage Kapalua Bay Resort for this cocktail recipe.

Braised Kobe Beef Short Ribs

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

Hamachi Carpaccio

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

Rooting for Turmeric

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

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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