Are you looking for tropical or Hawaiian Recipes for a Luau or tiki party? Well, you have hit the jackpot, my friend!
100 Hawaiian tropical recipes are listed here, from burgers and sandwiches to salads and sides to desserts and cocktails!
You won’t be short of ideas for what to serve at your tropical party!
Make sure to also check out Luau Party Food Recipes – What To Serve At A Hawaiian Luau Party to help you design a menu for your Luau!
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Tropical & Hawaiian Recipes
Back in 2016, I turned 40, and because we would be on vacation for my actual birthday, I threw a 40th Un-Birthday Hawaiian Luau!
While that party is long gone, tropical-themed parties are one of my favorites to host!
The tropical Hawaiian recipes I have gathered here will give you many options for the party you throw!
There are recipes for burgers & sandwiches, kebabs & skewers, pork & chicken dishes, fish & seafood, salads, sides & dips, desserts & cakes, and drinks & cocktails.
I’m sure many of these recipes are not authentically Hawaiian—which is why they’re also named tropical too.
All I can say is that these delicious recipes, with their tropical ingredients, will surely add some sunshine to your kitchen and your celebrations!
As with all of my roundups, there are recipes from my blog as well as from lots of fab blogs from around the world.
Check out my Party Supplies Shop (UK) for some great Tropical Hawaiian Party Luau products!
Hawaiian Burgers & Sandwiches
Indulge in the irresistible flavors of the Hawaiian islands with this mouthwatering collection of Hawaiian burgers and sandwiches.
From juicy grilled pineapple-topped burgers to succulent Hawaiian chicken sliders, each bite will transport you to a tropical paradise.
Get ready to experience a fusion of savory and sweet, all wrapped in a bun, as we explore the vibrant world of Hawaiian-inspired handheld delights!
Try our Quick & Easy One Pan Cheeseburger Sliders with a slice of pineapple for a tropical twist!
Indulge in the mouthwatering combination of ham and cheese with these scrumptious Baked Ham & Cheese Sliders from All Recipes, perfect for a quick and satisfying meal.
Transport your taste buds to the tropics with the delectable Hawaiian Burger by The Pioneer Woman, featuring a juicy patty topped with grilled pineapple for an explosion of flavors.
Savor Hawaiian cuisine’s sweet and tangy flavors with the slow-cooked goodness of Crockpot Hawaiian Chicken BBQ Sliders from Earhardts Eat, guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.
Experience a fusion of Asian and Hawaiian flavors in every bite of the Char Siu-Glazed Pork & Pineapple Buns from My Recipes, where tender pork and juicy pineapple come together in delightful harmony.
Discover the plant-based paradise of flavors with the Vegan Hawaiian Burgers from Connoisseurus Veg, showcasing a delicious patty made from wholesome ingredients and topped with tropical-inspired condiments.
Elevate your hot dog game with the tantalizing combination of flavors found in the Hawaiian Hot Dogs from The Endless Meal, featuring a perfect balance of sweet and savory toppings that will leave you craving more.
Hawaiian-Style Serving Platters
I love to theme my parties—right down to the dishes I serve.
And for a Hawaiian Luau or other tropical-themed party that calls for bright and colorful serving platters and trays with tropical flowers and leaves!
Check out my Amazon US Party Supplies Shop for some great products and supplies for a Tropical Hawaiian Party Luau!
Hawaiian & Tropical Kebabs & Skewers
Embark on a culinary journey to the tropical haven of Hawaii with our sensational array of Hawaiian and tropical kebabs and skewers.
These tantalizing creations bring together an explosion of flavors, from marinated teriyaki beef to grilled shrimp and pineapple skewers.
Let your taste buds dance with delight as you savor the vibrant combination of smoky grilled goodness and exotic island-inspired ingredients!
Experience a fiery burst of flavor as the smoky grilled pineapple perfectly complements the succulent swordfish in our delectable Grilled Pineapple and Swordfish Kebabs.
Experience the tropical flavors of Hawaii with the mouthwatering Hawaiian Chicken Kebabs by Moore or Less Cooking, featuring marinated chicken skewers bursting with delicious island-inspired ingredients.
Indulge in a taste of the tropics with the delectable Grilled Jerk Prawn and Pineapple Skewers from Stay At Home Mum, combining succulent prawns and juicy pineapple with a spicy jerk seasoning.
Satisfy your cravings for savory goodness with the tantalizing Hawaiian Beef Teriyaki Skewers from Favorite Family Recipes, showcasing tender beef marinated in a sweet and savory teriyaki sauce.
Delight your palate with the delightful combination of shrimp, mint, and honey in the mouthwatering Hawaiian Shrimp Skewers With Mint and Honey from Home & Plate, creating a perfect harmony of flavors.
Enjoy a classic pairing of glazed ham and pineapple in every bite of these irresistible Glazed Ham and Pineapple Kebabs from She Knows, perfect for grilling enthusiasts looking for a sweet and savory treat.
Hawaiian Recipes for Pork & Chicken Dishes
Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with our mouthwatering Hawaiian pork and chicken dishes collection.
From succulent slow-cooked Kalua pig to aromatic Huli Huli chicken, each recipe showcases the bold and vibrant flavors of the islands.
Immerse yourself in the irresistible aromas and tender textures that define traditional Hawaiian cuisine.
Whether you’re hosting a luau or simply craving a taste of paradise, these dishes will surely transport you to Hawaii’s sun-soaked shores.
Our tender and flavorful Hawaiian Pulled Pork combines succulent slow-cooked pork with a tantalizing blend of island-inspired spices.
Experience the taste of Hawaii with our mouthwatering Hawaiian-Style Kalua Pork, where tender and smoky slow-cooked pork takes center stage, bringing the flavors of the islands to your plate.
Treat your taste buds to the perfect balance of sweetness and spiciness with our delightful Sweet and Spicy Hawaiian Chicken, a recipe crafted to deliver a burst of tropical flavors with every bite.
Prepare to be amazed by the finger-licking deliciousness of our Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken, where juicy chicken is marinated in island-style barbecue sauce for an unforgettable dining experience.
Delight in the beloved Hawaiian classic Spam Musubi, courtesy of Two Red Bowls, featuring a delectable combination of grilled Spam, sushi rice, and a nori wrap—a delightful snack that captures the essence of Hawaiian cuisine.
Embark on a flavor-packed culinary journey with the mouthwatering Huli Huli Chicken recipe by Love From The Oven, showcasing tender grilled chicken infused with a tangy and savory Hawaiian-style marinade.
Unleash the aromatic flavors of the islands with the Slow Cooker Kalua Pig recipe from Nom Nom Paleo, offering tender and smoky shredded pork that captures the essence of traditional Hawaiian cooking.
Elevate your taco game with the Slow Cooker Kalua Pork Tacos Recipe from Everyday Southwest, where succulent slow-cooked Kalua pork meets a delicious taco’s vibrant and bold flavors, creating a fusion of Hawaiian and Mexican cuisines.
Hawaiian Fish & Seafood
Dive into the depths of flavor with our exquisite selection of tropical and Hawaiian fish and seafood dishes.
From grilled mahi-mahi with mango sauce to coconut shrimp with tangy dipping sauce, each recipe captures the essence of the ocean and the lush tropical surroundings.
Immerse yourself in a culinary journey that celebrates the bountiful seafood treasures of Hawaii, where freshness and bold flavors reign supreme.
Get ready to savor the taste of paradise with every delectable bite.
Treat yourself to a delightful fusion of flavors with our Cornflakes & Coconut Shrimp accompanied by a zesty Citrus Mustard Dip and refreshing Mango Salsa—a perfect combination of crispy, tropical goodness.
Experience the exquisite flavors of our Roasted Mahi Mahi Recipe with Mango Chipotle Sauce, where the succulent mahi mahi is perfectly complemented by the sweet and spicy notes of homemade mango chipotle sauce.
Prepare to be amazed by the explosion of flavors in our Garlic-Chili Swordfish with Grilled Pineapple and Papaya—an irresistible dish that showcases the tantalizing blend of spice and sweetness.
Indulge in the exquisite blend of flavors in our Pineapple and Shrimp Stuffed Avocado, where succulent shrimp and juicy pineapple create a delightful filling for creamy avocado—an appetizer that will transport you to a tropical paradise.
Impress your guests with our Mango Shrimp Cups Appetizer, featuring a harmonious combination of succulent shrimp, juicy mango, and various flavorful ingredients, all nestled in a crispy cup—a delightful bite-sized treat.
Discover the perfect harmony of textures and flavors in the Panko Crusted Tilapia with Mango Salsa recipe by Wanna Bite, where crispy panko-coated tilapia meets a refreshing mango salsa for a mouthwatering seafood dish.
Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with our Crispy Lemon Panko Fried Shrimp. These succulent shrimp are coated in a crispy panko crust infused with zesty lemon, delivering a delightful crunch and burst of citrusy flavor.
Experience the vibrant flavors of the Hawaiian islands with the Ahi Poke Salad with Macadamia Nuts recipe from Diabetes Strong, combining fresh ahi tuna, crunchy macadamia nuts, and a medley of ingredients for a healthy and satisfying salad bursting with tropical flair.
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Tropical Hawaiian Salads, Sides & Dips
Elevate your dining experience with our vibrant tropical Hawaiian salads, sides, and dips collection.
From refreshing pineapple coleslaw to creamy macaroni salad with a tropical twist, these dishes will transport your taste buds to a sun-drenched island retreat.
Discover a symphony of flavors, textures, and colors as you explore the refreshing salads, mouthwatering sides, and irresistible dips that embody the spirit of Hawaii.
Prepare to be captivated by the vibrant ingredients and harmonious combinations that make each bite a tropical delight.
Indulge in our vibrant and flavorful Jeweled Rice Salad featuring a colorful medley of aromatic herbs, nuts, and dried and fresh fruits that create a feast for both the eyes and the taste buds.
Experience the delightful combination of flavors and textures in our Nutty Noodle Salad, where tender noodles are tossed with a nutty dressing and an assortment of fresh vegetables for a refreshing and satisfying dish.
Transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise with our Tropical Island Rice, which infuses fluffy rice with exotic flavors like pineapple, mango, macadamia nuts, and chilies—a true taste of the islands.
Enjoy the perfect balance of tropical flavors in our Tropical Noodle Salad with Chicken, featuring tender chicken, vibrant vegetables, and a tangy dressing that brings a taste of the tropics to every bite.
Delight in the refreshing blend of flavors in Tropical Rice Salad, where fragrant wild rice is tossed with tropical fruits, crunchy vegetables, and a zesty dressing—a delightful salad that captures the essence of a tropical getaway.
Spice up your meals with our Spicy Mango Salsa Recipe, boasting a perfect combination of sweet and spicy flavors, fresh mango, and aromatic spices—a salsa that adds a tropical twist to any dish.
Dive into the irresistible flavors of our Hawaiian Baked Beans (Luau Lava Beans), where tender beans are simmered in a flavorful sauce infused with Hawaiian-inspired ingredients—creating a side dish that’s perfect for any barbecue or gathering.
Elevate your coleslaw game with our Pineapple Coleslaw with Bacon, a delicious twist on a classic recipe, combining the sweetness of pineapple, the smokiness of bacon, and the creaminess of coleslaw dressing—a side dish that brings a burst of flavors to your plate.
Delight in the rich and caramelized flavors of the Caramelized Maui Onion Dip, a recipe from My Recipes, where sweet Maui onions are transformed into a luscious and addictive dip—a perfect party appetizer.
Experience the refreshing combination of papaya and avocado in this Papaya and Avocado Salad, perfectly complemented with a Hawaiian Vanilla Vinaigrette, a recipe from My Recipes that adds a touch of sweetness and elegance to every bite.
Enjoy the iconic Hawaiian Macaroni Salad by Thrifty Jinxy, featuring al dente macaroni tossed with a creamy dressing and a medley of vegetables—a classic side dish that adds a taste of the islands to your meal.
Dive into the refreshing flavors of the Big Kahuna Hawaiian Salad by Healthy Happy Life, where a vibrant mix of greens, tropical fruits, and crunchy macadamia nuts create a healthy and satisfying salad that transports you to paradise.
Savor the crisp and refreshing Pineapple Cucumber Salad by Miss In The Kitchen, combining juicy pineapple, crunchy cucumbers, and a tangy dressing—a perfect side dish that adds a tropical touch to any meal.
Delight in the medley of flavors in the Tropical Pasta Salad from 3 Boys And A Dog, featuring colorful vegetables, tropical fruits, and a zesty dressing tossed with al dente pasta—a vibrant and satisfying salad that brings a taste of the islands to your table.
Dive into the tropical flavors of the Easy Hawaiian Dip by The Salty Marshmallow, a creamy and tangy dip featuring a perfect blend of ingredients that create a burst of flavor—a quick and easy appetizer for any occasion.
Indulge in the creamy and flavorful Hawaiian Onion Dip by Miss In The Kitchen combining caramelized onions, cream cheese, and a touch of tropical flair—a dip that will take your taste buds on a delicious island adventure.
Experience the delightful combination of sweet and savory in the Mango Salad with Peanut Dressing by TipBuzz, featuring juicy mangoes, crisp vegetables, and a creamy peanut dressing—a refreshing and vibrant salad that satisfies your cravings.
Enjoy the mouthwatering flavors of Hawaiian Fried Rice by Life In The Loft House, where tender rice is stir-fried with a medley of colorful vegetables, juicy pineapple, and savory seasonings—a delightful dish that brings the taste of Hawaii to your table.
Savor the roasted goodness of the Hawaiian Roasted Vegetables by Pinch of Wellness, featuring a colorful array of vegetables roasted to perfection with a touch of Hawaiian-inspired seasonings—a side dish that adds a burst of flavors to any meal.
Hawaiian & Tropical Desserts & Cakes
A dessert table filled with sweet treats is always welcome at any Hawaiian party!
Satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in a taste of paradise with this yummy selection of Hawaiian and tropical desserts and cakes.
From luscious coconut pineapple cake to refreshing mango ice cream, each recipe is a delectable celebration of the flavors that define the islands.
Experience the tropical allure of these mouthwatering treats, where the richness of coconut, the sweetness of pineapple, and the tanginess of tropical fruits combine to create unforgettable desserts.
Get ready to be transported to a world of sweetness and bliss!
Indulge in the tropical paradise with our Mini Piña Colada Cheesecakes, lovingly created by us. These delectable rum-infused treats feature a sweet pineapple topping, offering a delightful taste of the tropics in every bite.
Experience the lusciousness of our Pineapple and Coconut Upside-Down Cake. The moist cake is adorned with caramelized pineapple and coconut, creating a delightful tropical dessert that is sure to impress.
Delight in the creamy goodness of our Marvelous Mango Ice Cream, a homemade recipe that celebrates the tropical flavors of ripe mangoes. This delightful treat is a perfect way to cool down on a hot day.
Indulge in the vibrant flavors of our Tropical Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Tortilla Chips, a refreshing recipe that combines a medley of tropical fruits and is perfect for adding a tropical twist to any gathering.
Savor the comforting flavors of ‘Ohana Bread Pudding. A classic Disney recipe, this indulgent dessert features pure Hawaiian paradise!
Indulge in the irresistible flavors of our Pineapple Upside Down Cake Fudge, which combines the classic flavors of pineapple and buttery cake into bite-sized irresistible treats.
Celebrate the tropical allure with our Hawaiian Pineapple Coconut Cake. This moist and flavorful cake, infused with pineapple and coconut, will transport you to a sunny Hawaiian beach with every bite.
Satisfy your sweet cravings with our Hawaiian Sweet Pineapple Coconut Loaf Cake, bursting with tropical flavors, and is the perfect treat for any occasion.
Experience the magic of Disney with Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort-inspired Tropical Minnie Ears Cupcakes. Inspired by the Walt Disney World opening-day resort, these cupcakes are a delightful way to bring a touch of Disney magic into your celebrations.
Indulge in the tangy sweetness of our Mango Lime Frozen Yogurt. This creamy and refreshing frozen yogurt, bursting with the tropical fusion of mango and lime, is a perfect treat for a hot summer day.
Savor the creamy indulgence of our Creamy Banana Frozen Yogurt. Made with ripe bananas and a touch of tropical flair, this frozen yogurt is a guilt-free way to enjoy the flavors of the tropics.
Tantalize your taste buds with our Coconut Pineapple Cupcakes with Rum. These moist cupcakes, infused with tropical flavors of coconut and pineapple, are topped with a hint of rum for an extra touch of indulgence.
Delight in the flavors of paradise with our A Delicious Pina Colada Layer Cake. Layers of pineapple cake are sandwiched between coconut rum frosting and decorated with toasted coconut and cherries – delicious!
Enjoy a taste of the tropics with our Piña Colada Cupcakes with Malibu, which will transport you to sandy beaches and swaying palm trees.
Experience the heavenly blend of flavors with Piña Colada Shortcake from Busy Mommy Media. This delightful dessert combines tender shortcake, juicy pineapple, and luscious coconut whipped cream for a tropical twist on a classic favorite.
Cool down with the tropical delight of No-Churn Piña Colada Ice Cream from You Brew My Tea will transport you to a sunny island getaway with every spoonful.
Indulge in the tropical goodness of these Tropical Pineapple Coconut Bars from Moore or Less Cooking. These irresistible bars, filled with pineapple and coconut flavors, are a delightful treat for any occasion.
Beat the heat with Piña Colada Popsicles from Swanky Recipes are a cool and fruity way to enjoy the flavors of a classic Piña Colada.
Experience the vibrant flavors of Tropical Fruit Kabobs from Muy Bueno Cookbook, and bring a burst of tropical goodness to any gathering.
Delight in the tropical allure of Tropical Island Banana Cake by Punchfork, infused with ripe bananas and tropical goodness, is a slice of paradise on a plate.
Celebrate the spirit of Hawaii with Aloha Cupcakes from Bakerella are a sweet and charming way to spread Hawaiian joy.
Enjoy the taste of the tropics with Tropical Cookies by Sweetie Petitti, a delicious treat that will transport you to a sunny beachside paradise.
Savor the tropical goodness of Tropical Honey Mint Pineapple Fruit Salad from Honey & Lime, which combines juicy pineapple, refreshing mint, and a drizzle of honey, and serve in a pineapple bowl!
Indulge in the tropical flavors of this Piña Colada Cupcakes recipe by Sally’s Baking Addiction, where you can have your Piña Colada and eat it too!
For more sweet treats, make sure you check these Hawaiian Themed Desserts out next!
Hawaiian Drinks & Cocktails
Indulge in the ultimate tropical experience with this enticing selection of Hawaiian drinks and cocktails.
Sip on refreshing pineapple rum cocktails or get whisked away by the exotic allure of blue Hawaiian concoctions.
Each drink captures the essence of Hawaii’s sun-soaked beaches, delivering a symphony of tropical flavors, vibrant hues, and island-inspired ingredients.
Whether you’re lounging poolside, hosting a Hawaiian-themed gathering, or simply seeking a sip of paradise, these tantalizing beverages are guaranteed to transport you to a world of pure tropical bliss!
Make sure you try my super popular Hawaiian Margarita—with hundreds of thousands of shares on Pinterest, it is a hit!
Quench your thirst with our refreshing Watermelon Breeze, made with fresh watermelon, coconut water, and lime and spiked with rum and tequila.
Stay cool with our Tropical Agua Fresca, a rejuvenating beverage bursting with the natural sweetness of fresh fruits
Indulge in the tropical vibes with our Totally Tropical Blue Hawaiian Cocktail blending luscious pineapple, coconut, and a hint of blue curaçao for a vibrant sip every time.
Ride the waves of flavor with our Surf’s Up! Tropical Vodka Cocktail topped with creamy coconut cream and filled with tropical fruity goodness.
Experience the ultimate taste of paradise with our very own creation, the Hawaii Waikiki Beach!
This enchanting pineapple rum cocktail, featuring delightful layers of pink and blue, is infused with the vibrant essence of blue curaçao.
Savor the flavors, savor the moment, and let the Hawaiian spirit captivate your senses!
Take a sip of paradise with our Passion Fruit Mango Mojito, a tantalizing twist on the classic cocktail, combining the vibrant flavors of passion fruit, mango, and refreshing mint
Experience tropical indulgence with our Totally Tropical Whiskey Sour Cocktail featuring a unique blend of two kinds of whiskey and tropical notes specially crafted to elevate your taste buds.
Indulge in the ultimate tropical libation with our Layered Tropical Margarita featuring three exquisite tequilas – Almond, Tangerine, and Mango.
This vibrant and refreshing cocktail showcases layers of rich flavors that transport you to a sun-kissed paradise with every sip.
Transport yourself to Disney’s Poly Resort with our Disney-Inspired Polynesian Village Cocktail, a magical concoction of rum and tropical juices inspired by the enchanting atmosphere of the resort.
Beat the summer heat with our Frozen Piña Colada Cocktails, a refreshing blend of pineapple, coconut, and rum, and perfect for summer soirees!
Escape to a fruity paradise with our Fruity Island Escape, a tantalizing rum cocktail that embodies the spirit of summer to whisk you away to a tropical oasis.
Delight in the luscious combination of rum and banana with our Banana Colada, which is simply perfect for parties.
Experience a taste of paradise with our Tropical Paradise Cocktail, infused with the rich flavors of rum and banana liqueur, inviting you to indulge in a tropical escape.
Chill out and unwind with our refreshing Watermelon Vodka Slush Cocktail, featuring the perfect balance of watermelon, vodka, and a hint of zesty lime.
Dive into the tropical flavors of our vibrant Tropical Blue Cocktail that we have called Blue Rumba, blending tropical fruits and a touch of blue curaçao for a dazzling visual and sensational taste.
Embark on a journey to paradise with our Tropical Island Breeze Cocktail, a delightful blend of bourbon, rum, and tropical notes that will transport you to sun-kissed beaches.
Cool off on sunny summer days with our Watermelon Moscato Slushie Cocktail, a refreshing and fruity combination of watermelon, Moscato, and a touch of zesty lime.
Immerse yourself in the classic island flavors of our Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe, a harmonious blend of rum, triple sec, and tropical fruit juices.
Experience the allure of the Chief Lapu Lapu Cocktail, a Polynesian-inspired delight by Modern Tiki featuring a blend of rum and tropical juices that will transport you to a tropical oasis with every sip.
Experience the enchantment of Blue Passion Fruit Mojito by Honey & Lime, combining the vibrant flavors of passion fruit, lime, and mint for a refreshing and tropical twist on a classic cocktail.
Sip on the refreshing and tropical delight of Tropical Rum Punch, a luscious blend of rum, honey brandy, and tropical juices created by Ann’s Entitled Life to transport you to a sunny island paradise.
Transport yourself to a beachside paradise with a classic Piña Colada created by Ann’s Entitled Life, featuring the perfect balance of creamy coconut and tangy pineapple for a taste of tropical bliss.
Cool down with the Frozen Blue Hawaiian Cocktail, a frosty and tropical creation by Flour On My Face, combining the flavors of pineapple, coconut, and blue curaçao for a refreshing sip.
Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of this Mocktail Hawaiian Sangria, a delightful alcohol-free twist on a classic sangria by Organized 31, featuring a medley of tropical fruits for a burst of refreshing sweetness.
Experience the tropical fusion of flavors with the Strawberry Piña Colada Lava Flow, a fruity and creamy creation by Swanky Recipes, combining strawberries, pineapple, and coconut for a truly indulgent sip.
Savor the refreshing and fruity notes of Green Fruit Tea, a delightful concoction by Country Chic Cottage, blending a medley of tropical fruits with tea for a revitalizing beverage.
Delight in the tropical medley of flavors with the Cherry Rum Puncha vibrant and refreshing cocktail by Mom On The Side, combining cherry syrup, rum, and ginger ale for a taste sensation.
Raise a glass to the exotic flavors of the Luau Cocktail, a tropical concoction by Mom On The Side featuring a delightful blend of tropical juices and rum reminiscent of a Hawaiian celebration.
Dive into the tropical goodness of the Blue Hawaiian, a vibrant creation by Baking Beauty, blending pineapple, coconut, and a touch of rum for a taste of paradise in every sip.