. The history of Islam in Maluku including the history of the entry and development of Islam among various other countries up to now is still very interesting to be studied, given the history or history agreed by researchers and observers of Islamic history. This paper describes Islam in Maluku in the framework of two major sultanates of its time namely the Sultanate of Ternate and Tidore Sultanate. Based on the search on the limited this paper shows: First, the Sultanate of Ternate and Tidore is a great Islamic kesulturasi in Maluku which intersect with a major sultanate in the archipelago that has a major role in the process of Islamization in Maluku. Second, the success of Islamization in Maluku mostly uses the term through Islamization culture in Java. Third, the Islamization Process begun from the elite accounts of the kingdom/sultanate, followed by the people.