Maui Food and Dining

Localvore Week at Humu: Farm to Table Dining at Grand Wailea

March 9, 2011, 2:04 PM HST
* Updated March 10, 7:12 AM
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By Erica Garza

Starting March 13th, Humu at Grand Wailea will be featuring farm to table dining in its Localvore menu. Photo courtesy of Grand Wailea.

Humuhumunukunukuapua’a, Grand Wailea’s gourmet restaurant, is celebrating locally grown food in Maui with their Localvore Week dining menu starting Sunday, March 13th through Saturday, March 19th.

The menu, designed by Executive Chef Isaac Bancaco, features Maui-grown items from Anuhea, CN, Evonuk, Otani and Waipoli Hydroponic Farms. Indulge in farm-to-table dining in Maui, featuring everything from papaya seed dressing and crisp Kula onions to Olowalu tomatoes and even blue spiced monchong.

Localvore Menu:



“All Grown on Maui” Papaya-Baby Tatsoi Toss


with Papaya Seed Dressing, Red Radish and Crisp Kula Onions


Olowalu Tomato “Martini”


Grape Tomato Concasse, Mozzarella,

Caper Berry Skewer and Basil Drip


Kalbi Muscovy Duck Breast

with Spring Pea Tendrils, Blue Lake Beans,

Duck Confit Jasmine Rice and Candied Kumquats


Blue Spiced Monchong

with Blue Crab, CN Farms Baby Spinach, Kula White Corn Grits and Yuzu-White Corn Pico de Gallo

Created by Chef Isaac Bancaco


Peanut Crème Caramel

with Local Organic Apple Banana “Brulee”

and Cinnamon Rum Cremeux

Created by Pastry Chef Natalie Wilkinson

The cost is $59 per person, excluding tax and service charge. Call 808-875-1234 x4900 for reservations. The next Localvore menu will be offered at Bistro Molokini March 20th-26th.

Executive Chef Isaac Bancaco (right) planning the Localvore Menu at a local farm. Photo courtesy of Grand Wailea.

Localvore will continue in the coming months in addition to other ongoing events at Grand Wailea, including the Signature Toast! Series, also devised by Isaac Bancaco, and Spalicious at Spa Grande.

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