Our Roots


Moku Roots opened in May 2018 by two friends, Alexa Caskey and Erica Gale.

As a vegetarian for over 15 years, Alexa always struggled to find interesting vegetarian options in Maui. After starting her gourmet popsicle company, Maui Tropsicles, she knew she wanted to create a restaurant that offered vegetarians and vegans a creative, constantly changing menu to keep things exciting for locals and tourists. Her farm, Mala ‘Akala, located only 6 miles away in beautiful Launiupoko, serves Moku Roots with a bounty of fresh, organically managed vegetables!

After years of living in Maui and working in the hospitality industry, Erica was seeking to create a fun, creative gathering space for people interested in locally grown, organic, healthy food. After meeting Alexa on a sailing trip in 2016, they started working together to realize their dream of offering healthy vegan and vegetarian food to the community of Lahaina and Maui.

We’ve been in the NEws!

Moku Roots opened inMay 2018. Check out the latest features below:

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New Farm to Table restaurant opens in Lahaina

The Maui News | October 8, 2018

Thanks to The Maui News for the awesome article about our opening! Come check out all our farm-to-table, zero-waste, vegan and vegetarian options in Lahaina!


Mokuroots nominated for BEST NEW RESTAURANT ON MAUI 2018

MauiTime | July 18, 2018

Moku Roots was nominated by MauiTime for best new restaurant on Maui and takes thirds place! Thanks so much to all our loyal guests for voting for us!

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Maui Watch    |    May 4th, 2018

Mahalo Maui Watch for the article about our opening in May! “Moku Roots is a new vegan and vegetarian restaurant now open in West Maui at Lahaina Gateway Shopping Center and it features food sourced from local Maui farmers and an eco-friendly attitude.

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Find us at cool cats and captain jack’s!

November, 2018

You can now find our Taro Burgers at Cool Cat’s and Captain Jack’s on Front Street! If you order one of their veggie burgers, it’s now the Moku Burger. Try them out and let us know how you like it!


Our Menu

Our Menu changes frequently with seasonality and local availability. Please call us to learn more!