Maui’s Cuisine

The Island of Maui is very popular for traditional Hawaiian cuisine, as well as modern fusion recipes. It is not uncommon to find restaurants that serve food that is a blend of Chinese, American, Polynesian, Korean, and Filipino cuisine.

Open air restaurants by the seaside are a common sighting here and are known for their exquisite sea food specialties. Popular dishes include the tequila shrimp and crab lumpia. If that’s not enough, you can always find several other seafood options.

Some of the most popular dishes include the Kalua Roast Pork, which is basically roasted pork meat. The meat, which is usually an entire pig, is prepared in a traditional imu pit. This is a Hawaiian delicacy that cannot be missed, especially by those who love their pork. Other popular Maui delicacies include Poi, Ahi Poke, Mahi-Mahi.

Maui is also popular for its desserts, that are known for their rich ingredients. Ingredients in these desserts usually include chocolate, tropical fruits, macadamia nuts and coconut.