The little town of Makawao has a great little restaurant scene. The Makawao restaurants are limited, there are only a handful of restaurants, but the variety spans so many genres that it seems like there are more restaurants than there actually are. Sushi, steak, tacos, pasta and burgers are all able to be found within the confines of Makawao town. Makawao is a great place to eat and then go for a walk to do some window shopping. There are a bit more options for dinner than for lunch but there is food available all day.
The thing that may be an issue for you when going to eat in Makawao is parking. The street parking can be limited and the larger parking lots are hidden from view on either side of town. Make sure that you know where the parking areas are before you go to avoid any frustrations when finding parking on your when going on your adventure to dine at the Makawao restaurants.