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With its verdant upland pastures and fertile soil, Maui is at the center of the farm-to-table process that is so integral to Hawaii Regional Cuisine in the islands. On the "Valley Isle," it's easy and rewarding to eat local, sampling the fresh produce, grass-fed beef and even cheeses, beers and wines that are produced right here on this sustainable island—and getting an authentic taste of local culture as well.
Take a farm tour in Kula and see how the volcanic soil of Upcountry Maui makes the Maui Onion so sweet. Try award-winning cheeses at a goat dairy. Roam the fragrant fields of a lavender farm. Or pull off to stop at any of the amazing farmers markets and roadside stands peddling just-picked produce, fresh-squeezed juices and sweet treats like pillowy banana bread and tangy butters made from lilikoi (passion fruit).
Since early times, Hawaiians have grown taro and sweet potato in Maui's upcountry fields. Today, you can experience Maui's cowboy culture or even sip local wines and spirits in the rustic farm towns of Kula and Makawao.More
Chef Jeff Scheer (2015 ‘Aipono Chef of the Year) uses only the highest quality ingredients, hand-picked within our own plantation’s fields, working closely with select Maui farmers and providers. Each dish is prepared with integrity, expertise, and fearless creativity.
Sample Maui's sweetest fruit Maui Gold while our knowledgeable tour guide shares entertaining facts and history about Hawaii's Pineapple- Visit Pineapple fields, Tour Maui Gold, Pineapple Packing Factory, and bring home free pineapple.
MauiWine is Hawaii's largest winery, growing & crafting quality wines capturing Maui's essence through its pineapple & estate-grown wines. Daily tastings & tours of the cellar & historical grounds. MauiWine embraces its responsibility to Maui's agriculture, manufacturing & hospitality industries.
Maui Tropical Plantation offers guests a chance to experience a unique side of Maui! Surrounded by over 500 acres of farmland, our inner property offers educational tours, zip lining, a coffee roaster and cafe, retail shopping and the farm-driven Mill House Restaurant and Bar.
Enjoy your favorite day in Paradise with a one-of-a-kind Custom Private Guided Tour of Maui's highlights & best-kept secrets! See sights not in guide books, where buses can't go, & more popular areas, with or w/o walking. Hawaiian Culture, history, nature, food, music. Service with aloha since 1983!
Sink your teeth into just-picked coconuts, fresh-baked banana bread and the many varieties of avocado grown on Maui at these amazing farmers markets around the island.More