HUMUHUMUNUKUNUKUAPUA’A Regional. Named after the multisyllabic official state fish of Hawaii, this ocean-side restaurant features a Polynesian thatch roof decor. Select your own lobster from a saltwater lagoon or enjoy island fish and meat entrées with Polynesian/ Hawaiian influences. Dinner daily. wailearesortdining.com. Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, 3850 Wailea Alanui Dr., 808.875.1234.
PINT & CORK Regional. Executive chef Maka Kwan calls the food here gourmet “gastropub” fare with an island touch. Specialties include kalua pork sliders, pork-belly banh mi sandwich, Parmesan garlic handcut fries and deviled eggs Rockefeller. thepintandcork. com. The Shops at Wailea, 3750 Wailea Alanui Dr., 808.727.2038.
PITA PARADISE Mediterranean. This award-winning casual bistro offers Greek and Italian cuisine featuring refreshed daily specials and fresh catches of the day. pitaparadisehawaii.com. 1913 S. Kihei Rd., 808.875.7679.
SHEARWATER TAVERN Regional. Famed chef D.K. Kodama’s answer to the gastropub trend. Casual comfort fare elevated to gourmet levels. shearwatermaui.com. Azeka Mauka Shopping Center, Kihei, 1279 South Kihei Rd., 808.793.2324.
TOMMY BAHAMA Regional. Tommy Bahama offers an eclectic Baja-meetsHawai‘i menu that’s anchored by its “World Famous Cocktail Shrimp,” ahi tuna tacos and kalua pork quesadilla. Ask about the chef’s “Fresh Sheet” specials. tommybahama.com/restaurants/wailea. The Shops at Wailea, 3750 Wailea Alanui Dr., 808.875.9983.