Recipes

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

Chicken Hekka

chicken hekka
Chef Sheldon Simeon prepared some amazing dishes for our 2014 Holiday Test Kitchen, including this chicken hekka recipe.

Pickled Onion

pickled onions recipe
Chef Sheldon Simeon prepared some amazing dishes for our 2014 Holiday Test Kitchen, including this pickled onion recipe.

Banana Lumpia

banana lumpia
Mahalo to Chef Tylun Pang for this yummy recipe for banana lumpia.

Lime in the Coconut

fleetwood's lime coconut cocktail
Fleetwood's on Front St. — which tied for this year's Gold ʻAipono Award for Best Bar — shares a lime and coconut cocktail recipe just in time for summer.

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.

ʻAhi Poke Tacos Recipe

best ahi poke recipe
Follow this recipe from Pineapple Grill

Coconut Cream Filling

coconut cream filling
Coconut cream filling.... Mmmmmm!!!

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

Lilikoi Bars

Start drooling... this sweet recipe from The Hali'imaile General Store Cookbook will stir your passions!

Upcountry Corn Malasadas with Eucalyptus Honey Butter

corn malasadas
Learn to make honey butter for this corn malasadas recipe.

Pickled Green Papaya

green papaya achara
After it's ready, you can save Achara for up to 6 months in jars in the refrigerator. Use it as a relish on sandwiches, or add it to lettuce wraps. The extra vinegar mixture can be used as a base in marinades and salad dressings.

Kula Onion and Surfing Goat Dairy Cheese Flatbread

homemade flatbread pizza
Recipe from Chef Tylun Pang's "What Maui Likes To Eat."

Breadfruit Nog

ulu egg nog
Ross Steidel of Perfect Pour Maui created two versions of ‘ulu nog: one with eggs and cream, one vegan.

Masters of Mixology

adult shave ice on maui
Thirsty? We've compiled some of Maui's tastiest and most beloved cocktails and 'mocktails' for you!

The Great Beer Cocktail

beer cocktails
Beer cocktails as luxury drinks? You bet your tankard! The refreshing, ice-cold bubbly from Maui’s craft breweries can stand up to some of the continent’s best craft beers.

Tomahawk Steak

steak chimichurri
Private Chef Riko Bartolome shares his recipe for his tomahawk steak accompanied by stuffed, tempura fried squash blossoms.

Puffy Pancake

puffy pancake recipe
Mahalo to Chef Cameron Lewark, chef de cuisine of Spago in Wailea, for this great recipe.

Masters of Mixology 2016

guava cocktail
Eight locally-made cocktail recipes to savor.

Bouillabaisse

Bouillabaise recipe
You will need monchong, mahimahi, and skinless red snapper for this tasty Bouillabaisse recipe.

Duo’s Tofu Scramble

tofu scramble
Hungry for an indulgent yet guilt-free breakfast? Skinny up to a Southwestern-style tofu scramble.

Crab Cannelloni Recipe

Taverna Restaurant Maui
Contrasting flavors of creamy cheesiness and bright, fresh tomatoes dazzle your taste buds in this recipe for Taverna’s Maui Crab Cannelloni / Manicotti.

Banana Bread

banana bread recipe
Javi Barberi shares the recipe for Breakwall Shave Ice's rich and creamy Banana Bread with Lilikoi Cream Cheese.

A Toast to Your Health This Holiday Season

holiday recipe
Free-range advice for skipping the sugarplums

Hook, Line & Supper (VIDEO + RECIPES)

Maui fishing charter
Our private chef turns an invasive species into a yummy meal. This story includes recipes for Macadamia Nut Caper Sauce and Green Chermoula!

Kanto Zouni (Ozoni)

ozoni recipe
Try Japengo Chef Jin's recipe for ozoni, a seafood broth traditionally enjoyed during Japanese New Year.

Ahi Bruschetta Recipe

Ahi Bruschetta recipe
Mark Ellman's ahi bruschetta wins Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine's "Best of the Fest" award at the 2012 Kapalua Wine and Seafood Festival. Learn how to make it.

Smoked Salmon on Blini

smoked salmon recipe
Get this recipe for smoked salmon on homemade blinis.

Island Recipes