Surely Maui is the heart of Hawaii’s culinary renaissance. With fine ingredients such as sweet pineapples, papayas and Kula onions grown in its own fertile soil, Maui offers a plethora of creative and quintessentially local cooking. Add flair to your pau hana hour with a concoction like the lovely Haleakala Sunrise, accompanied by Sweet Maui Onion Lomi Lomi Salmon. Or enjoy a bowl of Maui Onion Soup then indulge in a plate of Kalua Turkey, Cold Ginger Chicken or Spicy Sweet and Sour Shrimp. Those who can’t skip dessert will love the crispy Mango Cobbler or even the very simple Traditional Haupia. Maui No Ka Oi – “Maui is the Best” – coined by proud Maui residents and felt by anyone who has experienced the charm of this island, the recipes in Tastes & Flavors of Maui are a slice of Maui’s best and will leave all who get a taste feeling the same.