Adventurous island dining with a natural Hawaiian flair at Makena Beach & Golf Resort. Check out Makena dining specials here.

Makena's culinary team is continually coming up with new taste profiles and dishes aimed to showcase Maui’s natural bounty.  At the Makena Beach & Golf Resort you will find Adventurous Island dining with a natural Hawaiian flair.  In addition to our four restaurant outlets the resort offers both in-room dining options and special ocean-side dining opportunities; as well as great monthly food and wine events.

Special Dining Options

In Room Dining

Enjoy the luxury of breakfast in bed or the privacy of lunch or dinner service on your lanai (balcony). Or maybe you just want snacks and cold drinks while you watch your favorite sports game on your in-room flat screen TV.  Quick and convenient in-room service is just a phone call away.
In-Room Dining Hours:
Breakfast 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Wake up coffee is available each morning from 6:45 am
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dinner 5:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
In-Room Dining Menu

Oceanside Dining

Treat that special someone to a private ocean side dining experience. Can anything be more romantic than a private, catered seven-course gourmet dining experience overlooking the ocean for two? Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, or popping the question, a private Makena Oceanside dining experience is an unforgettable way to make a lasting impression on your special someone. Oceanside dinner options come in three course, four course and seven course dinner options for all budgets. 48-hours advance notice required. Please call for pricing.

To reserve private ocean side dining, please call: (808) 875-5888
E-mail: Concierge@makenaresortmaui.com

Ocean-side Dinner Menus and Packages:
Three Course Dinner Menu
Four Course Dinner Menu
Seven Course Dinner Menu

Monthly Event Series

Food & Wine Education Series

This series features a culinary partnership between Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo and Makena’s talented chefs. It is designed to pair the best of  our Chef’s fresh and cultured dishes with the best of old world and new world wines. The series will focus on various wines paired with dishes made with fresh local ingredients from local farms and companies. During each event our chef provides a cooking demonstration while Master Sommelier, Patrick Okubo educates on the wines chosen for each event. Each event will introduce a new theme with three wines and dish pairings. Past themes include: Poke & Sauvignon Blanc, Taste of Sonoma,  Taste of Australia, NE Italy and Gnocchi,  Lamb & Syrah, Spanish Wines & Tapas, Taste of Chile, Santa Barbara Wines and Taste of Napa. Event usually priced at $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

 

Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo

About Master Sommelier, Patrick Okubo

Patrick “Pat” Okubo is a Master Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers, a Certified Wine Educator (CWE), and Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS). A graduate of University High and the University of Hawaii, he is a member of the National Guard, runs The Wine GI, a personal wine consultation and education business, and is host of A Perfect Sip – an online radio show, www.aperfectsip.com. Pat is the Fine Wine Specialist and Wine Educator for Young’s Market Hawaii. Previously, he opened Formaggio Grill as Managing Partner and Wine Director / Restaurant manager at Four Seasons Lana’i. Pat is the third Master Sommelier in Hawaii and is the second youngest Master Sommelier in the nation.

 

Winery of the Month Series

Each month the Makena Beach & Golf Resort features a winery or vineyard in its dining outlets, offering three flight tastings and specials on the chosen winery’s wines. In addition, the resort holds a special Winery of the Month dinner, a five course meal designed by the resort’s chefs and paired with wine selections of the featured winery. These monthly wine dinners feature a special guest host from the chosen winery, vineyard or distributor to speak on the wines chosen and the pairings. The Makena Beach & Golf Resort introduced its new Winery of the Month series in January 2013 featuring Cakebread Cellars with special guest Dennis Cakebread. Other wineries featured include Duckhorn, Craggy Range, Banfi Vitners, Miner Valley, Cade, Rombauer, Paradigm, Silver Oak, Joel Gott and Alexander Valley Vineyards to name a few.  Event prices ranges from  at $100 - $150 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

 

Liquid Chef Cocktail Series

Master Mixologist Chandra Lucuriello
and CEO of Ocean Vodka Shay Smith

Liquid Chef Cocktail Series

Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s newest event series occurs monthly at the Molokini Bar & Grille and features a different spirit and master mixologist each month. Focusing on bartending techniques that can be utilized at home using various top shelf spirits, each event will feature drink demonstrations by the master mixologist and a representative from the chosen spirit. Guests will get the chance to sample 3-5 cocktails at each event. Specialty appetizer pairings prepared by the resort’s culinary staff will also be provided. Past event themes and spirits include: Casamigos Tequila, Ocean Vodka, Juniper Berries & Everything Gin, Whiskey and Bourbon, Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum.  Past Master Mixologists in attendance includes Chandra Lucariello  and Jeoy Gottesman. Event usually priced $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

 

Check out our full list of dining specials and events here:

DINING

Christmas Eve Buffet – Wednesday December 24, 2014

Christmas Eve Buffet – Wednesday December 24, 2014

Molokini Bar & Grille
5:30 PM – 8 PM
Adult $65++; Child (5-12) $45++
Reservations: (808) 875-5888

Join us for annual Christmas Eve Buffet

T’was the night before Christmas and all through Makena Resort;
The chefs are in the kitchen sautéing and stirring, getting ready a feast of all sorts;
Christmas Ham and Prime Rib roasted with care;
A buffet feast that will please all types of palettes there;
Dungeness Crab Legs, Shrimp, Sashimi, and a variety of poke all snug in their ice beds;
Smells of prosciutto and truffle stuffed roulade of chicken, even smoked paprika rubbed steaks play with our heads;
Chef action stations like our famed bouillabaisse and freshly made sushi on tap;
Japanese pumpkin ravioli and lemongrass corn veloute filled with flavors that will make you clap;
A full array of fresh island salads and a scrumptious dessert bar that will delight;
The Makena Ohana invites you to our holiday buffet with live entertainment on Christmas Eve Night;

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For reservations or more information call (808) 875-5888

Prices not including tax or gratuity

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Adult $65; Child (5-12) $45

Christmas All-Day Buffet – Thursday December 25, 2014

Christmas All-Day Buffet – Thursday December 25, 2014

Molokini Bar & Grille
9:30 AM – 8 PM
Adult $65++; Child (5-12) $45++
Reservations: (808) 875-5888
Brunch Hours: 9:30 AM – 3 PM;
Dinner Buffet Hours: 3 PM – 8 PM;

Join us on Christmas Day, anytime of day for our Christmas Day Buffet

Celebrate Christmas Day at the Makena Beach & Golf Resort. Whether the family celebrates with a late Christmas Day Brunch or an early Christmas dinner, the Molokini Bar & Grille’s all-day Christmas Buffet is the perfect choice. Featuring a menu to change with the appetites of the day, diners can start with breakfast favorites such as toasted macadamia nut banana pancakes, peach crepes, a made to order omelet or the signature eggs. For lunch or dinner, move on to such savory selections such as pepper seared Ahi or Mongolian BBQ ribs. The carving stations will please any time of day with the spit roasted rosemary Pommery leg of lamb or whole roasted turkey with all the fixings. Don’t forget to leave room for the dessert bar’s scrumptious selection of mini pies, tartlets, mousse and Holiday pudding.

Brunch Hours: 9:30 AM – 3 PM;  FULL MENU

Dinner Buffet Hours: 3 PM – 8 PM;  FULL MENU

For reservations or more information call (808) 875-5888

Prices not including tax or gratuity

Learn More about our Season of Aloha

Adult $65++; Child (5-12) $45++

New Year’s Eve Champagne and Tapas Party – Wednesday December 31, 2014

New Year’s Eve Champagne and Tapas Party – Wednesday December 31, 2014

Molokini Bar & Grille
Party starts at 5:30 PM
Live Entertainment & Dancing till 12:30 AM
Two Ball Drops at 10 PM & 12 AM
Adult $90++; Child (5-12) $50++
Reservations: (808) 875-5888

Ring in the New Year at the Makena Beach & Golf Resort

The Makena Beach & Golf Resort celebrates New Year’s Eve with a buffet featuring tapas selections from around the world. As the New Year approaches, Makena heads to Italy with fresh crispy calamari and Caprese salad with freshly pulled mozzarella. Then makes a stop in France for a hearty beurre monte, slow butter poached Lobster tails, or a truffle, shallot and pancetta stuffed filet mignon. Makena also heads to Asia serving tempura, dim sum, a selection of sushi and sashimi as well as firing up the Hibachi grill with fresh veggies and seafood selections. The Molokini Bar & Grille event includes a balloon drop at midnight in both Pacific and Hawaii standard times with champagne toasts. The event also includes live entertainment by the Jimi Canha Power Trio and dancing till 12:30 AM.

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For reservations or more information call (808) 875-5888

Prices not including tax or gratuity

Learn More about our Season of Aloha

Adult $90++; Child (5-12) $50++

Japanese New Year’s Day Celebration – Thursday January 1, 2015

Japanese New Year’s Day Celebration – Thursday January 1, 2015

Makena Resort Sushi Bar
Taiko Drum performance 5:30 PM
Restaurant Specials from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Reservations: (808) 875-5888

Join us for Japanese Inspired New Year’s Menu at our Sushi Bar

Join the Makena Beach & Golf Resort as they celebrate in the resort’s Japanese heritage and explore one of Hawaii’s ethnic cultures with their Japanese New Year Celebration. The resort’ Sushi Bar, formerly known as Hakone Restaurant, will be open throughout the holiday season. It will feature a special New Year’s Day Osechi-Ryori menu featuring Japanese dishes traditionally served to celebrate the New Year holiday. The sushi bar will also feature special discounts on select sushi rolls and menu items, plus specials on select sakes. To kick off the celebration, Maui Taiko group will provide a Taiko drum performance with a chance for the audience to get in on the action and participate. Guests will be able to sample Mochi, and participate in craft-making.

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For reservations or more information call (808) 875-5888

Prices not including tax or gratuity

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RARE Sushi Bar Open for Holidays – Dec. 19 – Jan. 9, 2015

RARE Sushi Bar Open for Holidays – Dec. 19 – Jan. 9, 2015

Makena Sushi Bar – RARE
December 19. 2014 – January 9, 2015
Daily 5:30 – 8:30 PM

Makena Brings Back it's Famed Sushi Bar as RARE For a Limited Time this Holiday Season!

Have you heard the good news? Makena’s Famed SUSHI bar is back for a limited time this holiday season.  Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s former Hakone Restaurant opens it's sushi bar as RARE during the holidays,  starting from December 19  through to January 9, 2015 with nightly hours from 5:30 pm – 8:30 PM. Come enjoy All the specialty sushi creations your remember made by our famed sushi chefs, Chef Ivan and Chef Kamijo, Try the Colorful and Award-winning Hurricane Ivan Roll featuring Shrimp Tempura, avocado, cucumber, surrounded by Hamachi tempura, thai chili sauce and sprinkled with tempura flake and flying fish roe.  Not a fan of raw fish? Vegetarians come try our “I No Like Fish” Roll made with avocado, cucumber, lettuce, daikon and konpyo squash. The Makena ohana wishes you a happy holidays and hopes to see you at Rare this season!  Seating is limited and is first come first serve.

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For more information call (808) 875-5888

Prices not including tax or gratuity

Learn More about our Season of Aloha

New Lobster Fest Menu - Tuesdays and Thursdays

New Lobster Fest Menu - Tuesdays and Thursdays

New Lobster Fest Menu at the Molokini Bar & Grille

We've updated our Lobster Fest menus with new offering designed by Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises! Enjoy such offerings like our rich and creamy Lobster Risotto, or a succulent Blue Crab Stuffed Maine Lobster Tail and don't forget our signature value the three course Surf & Turf Dinner only $48 per person.

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New Friday Night Island Style Buffet Menu

New Friday Night Island Style Buffet Menu

Molokini Bar & Grille
5:30 pm - 9:30pm
$55 Adults $30 Children 5-12 years
Reservations: (808) 875-5888

Our famed Friday Night Island Style Seafood Buffet has a new menu!

Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises has revamped our Friday Night Island Style buffet offering new chef specialty items and seafood selections. Start with the best of the Pacific Ocean’s bounty, add fresh locally grown produce prepared by Makena’s culinary dream team and you get an amazing buffet of five stations that feature artfully-prepared seafood, island style dishes and desserts.

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$55 Adult; $30 Child (ages 5-12); Free (Under 5 years old)

Molokini Bar and Grille Happy Hour

Molokini Bar and Grille Happy Hour

Molokini Lounge Happy Hour

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Daily

Join us for spectatcular Happy Hour experience offered daily from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Enjoy prime seats to Maui's spectacular sunsets while overlooking the Pacific Ocean and enjoying a selection of $7 specialty-island inspired cocktails and specials on select brews. The Happy Hour menu includes specials on the chef's fresh-seafood appetizers such as butter braised steamed clams, crispy calamari, fresh sashimi and poke..

Happy Hour Menu

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