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780 Haiku Rd, Haiku, Maui, HI 96708-5846
+1 808-575-2939
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (78 reviews)
“tempura” (10 reviews)
“donburi” (6 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
780 Haiku Rd, Haiku, Maui, HI 96708-5846
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard good things about Nuka from some friends. My wife and I recently moved to Maui and was told this is one of the best restaurants in Haiku, which is true because there are so few. I would have to say it did...More

Thank Jarett C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended to us numerous times on one of our activities. The atmosphere is very laid back and their specials were different and tasty

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Idk what cho1978 is talking about! We eat sushi all the time, all around the country and this is BY FAR the best. Forget going to kapalua and Wailea for awesome food, come here. We had the spicy edamame, sashimi plate and Hawaiian roll. All...More

Thank Benizziranch
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The portions are small and way overpriced. I find it hilarious how all the great reviews are from visitors. Born and raised in Hawaii, this local knows way better sushi places on Maui with way better prices. I can only choose "fine dining" for its...More

Thank CHO1978
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We happened to drive by and decided to try Nuka for lunch. The selection was not the typical Japanese menu for us. So it was a little bit of an adventure, picking a couple of noodle dishes with bone broth and a specialty roll. Everything...More

Thank Papuacragrat
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Been here before but it gets better and bette. In a small town on Maui, haiku is well worth the drive from wherever you are. Opens at 4:30pm, so go early as they don't take reservations. The food kept coming as well as excellent drinks,...More

Thank srimanone
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Worth traveling anywhere on Maui to get here! Most amazing Japanese/Sushi restaurant! So cozy yet fusion and trendy! Try anything on the daily specials and you won't be disappointed. Worth any time waiting since they don't take reservations. Open at 4:30, and I would suggest...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We enjoyed a light meal there. Got in early before the crowd. ( It's very popular ! ) It's an Asian-themed eatery with a modern touch.

Thank J Christian S
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Good saimin, very fresh salad, and great hurricane fries made this place a real find for our party. Would be happy to eat here again and explore their dinner menu.

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Pouring rain outside great inside. Cozy searing but still great atone sphere. Great specialty sushi rolls

Thank Mark W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 Haiku Rd, Haiku, Maui, HI 96708-5846
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Haiku
  • Phone Number: +1 808-575-2939
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