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

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, 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:


RARE Sushi Bar Open Through Early 2015

RARE Sushi Bar Open Through Early 2015

Makena Sushi Bar – RARE

Tuesday through Saturday

5:30 – 8:30- PM

Due to popular demand, RARE sushi bar stays open till in 2015!

Makena’s Famed SUSHI bar is staying open for new year and will delight guests and residents alike until late March.  RARE will be open Tuesday through Saturday 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 Tom, 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 to try our “I No Like Fish” Roll made with avocado, cucumber, lettuce, daikon and konpyo squash.  See you at Rare!  Seating is limited and is first come first serve.


For more information call (808) 875-5888

Prices not including tax or gratuity


Superbowl Pool Party - Sunday February 1, 2015

Superbowl Pool Party - Sunday February 1, 2015

Pool Bar and Grill

Starts at 1:30 PM

For more information (808) 875-5888

Resort guests join the Makena Beach & Golf Resort Ohana for a superbowl viewing party on our pool deck with multiple hi-definition televisions to view the game from every angle, drink and food specials and WOW giveaways.

Preferences for seating given to Registered Resort Guests

Aipono Dinner: California Showcase - Saturday February 7, 2015

Aipono Dinner: California Showcase - Saturday February 7, 2015

Molokini Bar & Grille

6:30 PM

Reservations: (808) 875-5888

Maui No Ka Oi's Aipono Winemaker's Series comes to Makena!

Advance Sommelier Charles Fredy of Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants presents a California Showcase in the next 'Aipono Wine Dinner hosted at the Makena Beach & Golf Resort's Molokini Bar & Grille restaurant on Saturday Feburary 7, 2015 at 6:30 PM.  The five course dinner, designed by Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises, includes wine airings with the acclaimed Napa Valley wines of sister wineries: Far Neinte Winery, Nickel & Nickel Winery, EnRoute Winery and Dolce.

The Aipono Winemakers Series brings the industry's top wine-maker to 'Aipono Award-winning restaurants. Dinners are intimate and educational, with the direction of Advanced Sommelier Charles Fredy of Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants and personal appearances by winery owners and/or representatives. $25 from each dinner goes to Maui Culinary Academy, in addition, students apprentice under Maui's top chefs to prepare the dinners.


For more information or reservations contact: (808) 875-5888

$130 per person

Six Course Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner - February 14, 2015

Six Course Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner - February 14, 2015

Friday February 14, 2014

Molokini Bar & Grille

$125++ per person

Reservations (808) 875-5888

This Valentine's Day Makena's culinary team under the direction of Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises offers special six course romantic Valentine's Day dinner at the Molokini Bar & Grille served with panoramic views of the Makena's coastline and Maui's spectacular sunsets.

Also available on our oceanfront lawn with private butler service*

Prices not including tax and gratuity

*Additional costs and fees do apply.



$125 ++ per person

Chinese New Year Buffet - Saturday February 21, 2015

Chinese New Year Buffet - Saturday February 21, 2015

Molokini Bar & Grille

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

$48++ per Adult; $24++ per Child (5-12);

Children 5 and under eat free with paid adult

Reservations (808) 875-5888

Gung Hee Fat Choy! The Makena Beach & Golf Resort invites you to celebrate the year of the sheep with our annual Chinese New Year Buffet at the Molokini Bar & Grille. Plus enjoy a traditional Chinese Lion Dance and martial arts  performance by Oahu's Au Shoalin Art's Society at 7:00 PM.


Prices not including tax and gratuity

Adult $48; Child (5-12) $24

2015 Lobster Fest Menu - Tuesdays and Thursdays

2015 Lobster Fest Menu - Tuesdays and Thursdays

New Lobster Fest Menu at the Molokini Bar & Grille

Check out our Lobster Fest menus designed by Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises. Enjoy scrumptious 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 for only $55 per person.

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2015 Friday Night Island Style Buffet Menu

2015 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 a spectacular Happy Hour experience daily from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Enjoy prime seats to Maui's dazzling sunsets over the Pacific Ocean while enjoying a selection of specialty $7 '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

See full offerings at Molokini Bar & Grill