Kai-WaileaPhoto credit: Kai Wailea
For those looking for more exotic fare there are a number of great Asian dining options on Maui due to its location in the Pacific Ocean and proximity to Asia. One standout Japanese restaurant on Maui is Kai-Wailea, located in the gorgeous Wailea Resort and Spa. Kai is world famous for their incredible Japanese-Hawaiian inspired fusion and locally inspired sushi and sashimi. The bluefin tuna rolls and saba shioyaki are especially scrumptious if a little pricey. Kai also has a great selection of local and imported sakes that are sure to put a fire in your belly.