Video: Hunting and Foraging in Maui’s Backyard

Spearfishing in Ahihi Bay and scouring the forest floor in the sacred Iao Valley.

Sung Han

Once a month, when Chef Mike Lofaro of Maui’s Grand Wailea Resort prepares a special five-course meal known as the Ka Malama Dinner, he and the hotel’s cultural ambassador, Kainoa Horcajo, set out to forage their island for its edible bounty. We followed along as they spearfished in Ahihi Bay and hunted the forest floor in the Iao valley, then cooked their haul for a traditional feast.

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