Oahu Cooking Classes

Joining a cooking class in Oahu is a great way to take a deeper dive into Hawaiian food and culture. Learn to make traditional Hawaiian dishes like poke, take a couples cooking class for date night, or join a kids cooking class that’s just for the keikis. 

Hawaiian Cooking Classes

Hawaiian Style Cooking Class

Join an authentic Hawaiian cooking experience in a beautiful home on the Diamond Head coast. Make a traditional meal including dishes like poke or musubi. Afterwards, enjoy your meal with a glass of wine then take home local recipes to relive your culinary experience. 

Cost: $125

Cuisine: Traditional Hawaiian

Location: Honolulu

Schedule/Frequency: Typically available daily

International Classes

Wellness Kitchen

Join a private cooking class in a Honolulu home. Choose from a plant based course, brunch, or a couples cooking class for date night. Typical dishes include broiled hamachi with daikon radish, pork gyoza, crab cakes and dessert crepes. 

Cost: $95pp

Cuisine: Japanese, Mediterranean, Vegan/Vegetarian, or Customizable

Location: Honolulu

Schedule/Frequency: Contact to Schedule

Hi Love Cooking

Try your hand at Italian classics in this course hosted by personal chef, Conny Cannizzo. Learn to make authentic spaghetti, tiramisu, or Mahi Mahi on Oahu’s windward coast.

Cost: Up to $70 per person excluding ingredients

Cuisine: Italian

Location: Kailua

Schedule/Frequency: Contact to schedule


Enjoy a hands-on cooking experience and prepare vegetarian Indian dishes including curries, flatbreads, rice, and bevvies in Koki’s cooking class.

Cost: $75 per person or $150pp for a private class. 

Cuisine: Indian 

Location: Honolulu

Schedule/Frequency: Weekly on Friday or contact to schedule a private experience

Windward Community College Cooking Classes

Join diverse cooking classes led by local chefs with Windward Community College. Courses range from Japanese cooking series to Italian classics to baking classes. 

Cost: Typically $95pp

Cuisine: Japanese, Italian, baked goods

Location: Kaneohe

Schedule/Frequency: Weekly on Saturday

Make Your Own Hawaiian Chocolate Bar

Make your own local chocolate bar in Honolulu, HI. Hear about the chocolate making process from bean to bar and enjoy a local chocolate tasting featuring five popular flavors. Then, make your own local chocolate creation, including flavors like chipotle pepper or caramelized ginger. Leave with your own custom-made chocolate bar. 

Cost: $32

Cuisine: Chocolate

Location: Honolulu

Schedule/Frequency: Weekly on Thursday

Kids Cooking Class

Kids Cooking Local

Join a remote class for the keikis hosted by the Hawaii Agriculture Foundation. Local chefs from popular Oahu restaurants like 53 By the Sea, Tiki’s Bar and Grill, and Plantation Tavern host cooking courses online. Previous courses and recipes also available demand. 

Cost: Free

Cuisine: Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Hawaiian

Location: Online

Online Cooking Class

Foodland Online Cooking Class

Hop into Foodland’s monthly online cooking classes. Learn to prepare Hawaiian poke, creamy ahi dip, or roasted salmon. Sign up to join live or watch earlier courses on demand.  

Cost: Free

Cuisine: Hawaiian, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese

Location: Online 

Schedule/Frequency: First Wednesday of the month

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