2012 Maui Onion Festival Saturday, May 5th

If you haven't had the opportunity to enjoy the unmatched sweetness of a Maui onion, you don't want to miss this event! This Saturday, May 5 will play host to the 23rd Annual Maui Onion Festival to celebrate our revered bulb. Boasting a chef cook off, food competitions, live music, hula performances, even a competition for local Ka'anapali bartenders mixing up delicious cocktails in honor of Cinco De Mayo! 

2011's winning Maui Onion dish: Kekaha Shrimp & Lobster Cake with Swiss Chard, Hamakua Aliʻi Mushrooms & Lobster Uni Sauce by Chef Dave “D.K.” Kodama in the Maui Onion Recipe Contest at the 22nd Annual Maui Onion Festival hosted by Whalers Village Fine Shops & Restaurants. Photo courtesy: Reflections Photography by Martin Wyand, Inc.

2011's winning Maui Onion dish: Kekaha Shrimp & Lobster Cake with Swiss Chard, Hamakua Aliʻi Mushrooms & Lobster Uni Sauce by Chef Dave “D.K.” Kodama in the Maui Onion Recipe Contest at the 22nd Annual Maui Onion Festival hosted by Whalers Village Fine Shops & Restaurants. Photo courtesy: Reflections Photography by Martin Wyand, Inc.

And of course, you can count on a plethora of incredible food all featuringsweet Maui onions, a true local favorite-it is definitely an event you won't want to miss for a day in the sun with delicious local produce and fabulous entertainment! Click here for more information on this wonderful event and even a menu of the fabulous dishes our talented island chefs will be whipping up!