Recipes

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

Joy of Cooking

lobster tails with butter
Chef Alex Stanislaw infuses his food with happiness.

When Hearth is Home

kitchen party
Food, family, and friends form the heart of this small Huelo home.

Attack of the Killer Daqs at Esters Fair Prospect

Sea Hag cocktail
Get the Sea Hag cocktail recipe from Wailuku's new tiki bar.

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!

Bali Hai May Call You

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

Vietnamese Seared Beef

Vietnamese beef
Mahalo to Chef Greg Grohowski for this recipe for Vietnamese beef.

The Great ‘Ulu Challenge

Ulu chowder
Breadfuit is having a moment. Here are some recipes to entice your palate and please even the pickiest eaters.

The Great Chocolate Challenge

Top chefs spill the cacao beans on four scrumptious desserts. Now you can make them, too.

Bele Under Wraps

bele spinach
Becky sources fresh bele, aka Tongan spinach, and uses it for breakfast.

High Spirits

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

Jungle Juice

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

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.