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.

Olive Oil Monchong

best monchong recipe
This tasty recipe by Chef Joey Macadangdang won two awards at the 2014 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.

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.

Banana Lumpia

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

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.

Kanto Zouni (Ozoni)

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

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 Pie That Binds

Each Thanksgiving, the family behind Four Sisters Bakery bake 6,000 pies to “raise dough” for local nonprofits.

Coconut Cream Filling

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

Banana Bread

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

Breadfruit Nog

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

Upcountry Corn Malasadas with Eucalyptus Honey Butter

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

ʻAhi Poke Tacos Recipe

best ahi poke recipe
Follow this recipe from Pineapple Grill

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.

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

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.

Go, Cocktails! (RECIPES)

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

Bouillabaisse

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

Fig Mango Papaya Parfait

fig mango parfait
Get a recipe for Fig Mango Papaya Parfait plus an alternative recipe for fig & clementine parfait.

Lilikoi Bars

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

Kula Onion and Surfing Goat Dairy Cheese Flatbread

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

Abalone & Hamachi Shooter

Abalone Hamachi Shooter
Try this recipe at home or stop by Japengo at the Hyatt Regency Maui, where it's on the menu.

Ooey Gooey Chia Brownies

chia seed brownies
These gluten-free treats require no baking.

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.

Sweet Kula Corn Pudding

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

Chicken Tinola

chicken tinola
Our dining editor shares a recipe from a Big Island cook for chicken tinola, a soup-based dish from the Philippines.

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!

Island Recipes