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Pack a hearty appetite because Maui offers an exotic blend of savory dining. Indulge in the flavors of Hawaii Regional Cuisine, made from produce picked right from the farms of Kula and fish caught fresh from the sea. Try a traditional Hawaiian meal at a sunset luau or get off the beaten path to try some local favorites in small towns like Wailuku and Paia. On Maui you can feast on everything from haupia to hamburgers. Learn more about Maui restaurants in Kaanapali, Kahului, Kapalua, Kihei, Lahaina and Wailuku.
Cane & Canoe offers a window into the Hawaiian soul – both past and present. Here, in this [...]
Ko offers cuisine reflective of the many cultures of Hawaii's sugarcane plantation era. The menu is [...]
Oceanfront, award-winning restaurant on Napili Bay, serving breakfast 7 am-2 pm, lunch 9 am- 2 pm, Happy [...]
Burger Shack is a casual, oceanfront hideaway where guests can savor signature burgers, whimsical shakes [...]
Island Fresh Café is nestled in Paia’s historic train station. Filling a demand for conscious food [...]
Mauka Makai is located poolside with stunning ocean views at The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas and is open [...]
Home to the Original Adult Shave Ice! Serving Shave Ice, Acai Bowls, Smoothies, Cold Press Coffee, [...]
The Royal Scoop offers lighter fare with mouth-watering pastries and continental breakfast items, [...]
Hawaii's world-class visual and performing arts complex located on Maui offers arts education & Hawaiian [...]
The Hideaway at Kapalua Bay offers local fare and island inspired cocktails. The resort’s casual [...]
Down The Hatch located in the Wharf in Lahaina across from the Banyan Tree. Serving Southern Aloha for [...]
Sample creations of renowned chef Peter Merriman amid memories of old Hawaii.
Eat Like a Local
Consisting of two scoops of rice, macaroni salad, and everything from kalua pork, Korean barbecue, chicken katsu, beef teriyaki, or mahimahi, the plate lunch is a staple of local food.
No matter what island you’re on, grab a shave ice to cool off. These finely shaved snow cones are served with colorful flavors on the top with a choice of ice cream or azuki beans on the bottom.
“Pupu” is the Hawaiian term for appetizer, and every local restaurant in Hawaii offers a wide range of creative pupu platters to dine on, from poke dishes to sushi.
Treat your sweet tooth to a hot malasada (a Portuguese doughnut). Although Leonard's Bakery in Kapahulu is popular on Oahu, ask any local and they can tell you their favorite bakeries on each island to find these fresh and tasty treats.
For big appetites, try a “loco moco,” which is a hamburger steak and egg over rice, covered in gravy. You can find loco moco served throughout the islands, but Café 100 in Hilo on the island of Hawaii is said to have originated the name.