Recipe courtesy of Old Lahaina Luau

Squid Luau

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 35 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 1/2 pounds cooked squid or octopus

2 pounds luau leaf (taro leaves)

2 cups water

2 cups coconut milk

1 teaspoon salt


  1. Cut the cooked squid or octopus into thin crosswise slices and set aside. Wash luau leaves thoroughly; remove stems and fibrous parts of veins. Place washed leaves in large saucepan; add water. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer for 1 hour, stirring frequently. Drain luau leaves thoroughly; stir in coconut milk, salt, and squid. Heat but do not boil.