Best of Maui Food and Drink

Food & Drink Best Ramen Restaurant Photo credit to Sean M. Hower Ramen Ya When you love noodles, just one noodle shop will do. Ramen Ya has incredible noodles, a rich broth and our readers decided that it’s the best. Their gyoza Happy Hour had nothing to do with it. Their set menu deals are […]

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Best Of Maui’s Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment Best Male Musician Photo credit to Sean M. Hower Kanoa Kanoa Kukaua pushes the envelope when it comes to music, and Maui can’t get enough. Whether he’s creating videos on his youtube channel, looping or playing as half of the duo Kanoa and Jessica or in the band Gomega, Kanoa is passionate […]

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

CORRECTED: Best of Maui Politics And Environment

Politics and Environment Best County Official Alan Arakawa Going into an election in which five other people would like to replace him, we’re sure that Mayor Arakawa will appreciate the fact that our readers consider him the county’s best public official. Hey, have you seen his yellow campaign signs? The ones that say, “Mayor Arakawa–Getting […]

Anthony Pignataro

About Anthony Pignataro

Anthony Pignataro has been a journalist since 1996. He started work as MauiTime's Editor in 2003, took a couple years off starting in 2008, then returned to the staff in 2011. He's the author of "Stealing Cars With The Pros," a 2013 collection of his journalism and the Maui novels "Small Island" (2011) and "The Dead Season" (2012)–all of which were published by Event Horizon Press. In 2014, his one-act play "War Stories" won second place in the Maui Fringe Festival.

Best of Maui Sports and Leisure

Sports & Leisure Best Fitness Club Photo credit to Sean M. Hower Crossfit State of Mind After personally watching lots people get into the best shape of their lives through this program, it’s no wonder our readers once again chose CrossFit State of Mind as Maui’s best fitness club. Although the intense workouts can be […]

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

Best of Maui Goods and Services

Goods & Services Best Local Clothing Designer Photo credit to Sean M. Hower Maui Thing Our readers love Maui Thing for their original designs made for people of all ages. Their clothing encompasses the aloha spirit in their unique brand that was built upon the saying, “Stuck on Good.” And how could you be stuck […]

About Jen Russo

I write lifestyle and culinary columns for MauiTime. I love being a Maui girl and adore my big family. Dedicated food taster, blogger, internet fanatic, and Maui and Hawaii specialist.

MauiTime’s Awesome Calendar of Events | June 5-11th, 2014

BIG SHOWS 2014 MAUI FILM FESTIVAL – Jun 4-8. This annual film extravaganza on Maui is filled with outstanding cinema in all forms. Maui Film Festival has made a name for itself with a concentration on life-affirming films. The Festival offers a wide array of special events at the MACC, The Grand Wailea Resort, Wailea […]

MauiTime’s Awesome Calendar of Events | May 29-June 4th, 2014

BIG SHOWS FEEL DI VIBZ- Fri, May 30. Come Upcountry this Friday night and check out the “Bring Them Together” album release party with The Lambsbread & Messenjah Selah LIVE. Roots Reggae, Dancehall, and a likkle bit mo fyah! Every last Friday of the month with DJ Irie Dole of Q103/Jah Warrior Shelter Hi-Fi, and […]

MauiTime’s Awesome Calendar of Events | May 22-28th, 2014

BIG SHOWS ALOHA FRIDAZE WITH DJ KAMIKAZE & DJ BIG MIKE – Fri, May 23. Here’s a chance to dance, flirt and check out the North Shore’s nightlife scene. 21 and over. 10pm, $10 at the door. Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon. (142 Hana Hwy., Paia); 808-579-8085; Charleysmaui.com POWER-UP’S COMEDY CIRCUS – Sat, May 24. The […]

MauiTime’s Awesome Calendar of Events | May 15-21, 2014

Big Shows ‘90S NIGHT WITH DJ BLAST – Fri, May 16. Friday nights on the North Shore are always a for sure party! Bring your friends, meet new friends, mingle and get down and dirty on the dance floor. 10pm. $5 before 11pm, $10 after. 21 and over. Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon. (142 Hana Hwy., […]

MauiTime’s Awesome Calendar of Events | May 8-14th, 2014

Big Shows KANANI ENOS – Sat, May 10. The South Kona singer, songwriter, musician and hula dancer is presenting an evening of music, storytelling, hula and heart. It will feature new and unreleased music as well as traditional and contemporary songs from her debut album Aloha I Ho‘okena. “Her music captures the essence of the […]