BEST OF MAUI 2015: Best Maui Businesses, Shops and Services Revealed

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Stand Up Paddle Store Second Wind Sail, Surf and Kite by Sean Hower

Maui’s Best Businesses, Shops and Services These are the top voted goods and services on Maui. We asked you Maui, what shops were the best, and you responded with your votes.  We tallied up all of your votes and posted them here. These top stores and services are the definitely the best on Maui, because […]

BEST OF MAUI 2015: Best Maui Politics, Community and Environment Revealed

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Best Maui Politics, Community and Environment Here are the top voted choices for politics and the environment on Maui. We asked you Maui, what politics, what issues are important, and who the top community leaders were on Maui, and you responded with your votes.  We tallied up all of your votes and posted them right […]

BEST OF MAUI 2015: Best Maui Arts Entertainment and Nightlife Revealed

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These are the top voted arts and entertainment on Maui. We asked you Maui, what activities, what live music, and who the top entertainers were on Maui, and you responded with your votes.  We tallied up all of your votes and posted them right here. These top spots for Maui nightlife, top people in the […]

MauiTime BEST OF MAUI 2015: Best Maui Restaurants and Bars, Food and Drink Revealed

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Local Food Aloha Mixed Plate by Sean Hower

These are the top voted restaurants and bars on Maui. We asked you Maui, what restaurants were the best, and you responded. These top Maui Restaurants are the definitely the best on Maui, because you said so. Read on for the best places to have breakfast, where the best service is, who is Maui’s best […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Local Visual Artist on Maui Taryn Alessandro

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  BEST LOCAL VISUAL ARTIST ON MAUI Taryn Alessandro Just like in her work, there’s a lot going on for this dedicated artist. Ms. Allesandro’s canvases feature much more than acrylic paints. Displayed on her masterpieces are materials she found herself like sand, aluminum cans, gold leaf, and corrugated cardboard. Alessandro’s layered paintings have been […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Place to Shoot Pool on Maui Diamonds Ice Bar

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Place to Shoot Pool Diamonds Ice Bar & Grill by Sean Hower

BEST PLACE TO SHOOT POOL ON MAUI Diamond’s Ice Bar While the rest of Kihei is asleep, you can always hear the live music thumping from Diamond’s Ice Bar. What better place to compete in a game of pool with friends after you’re pau with work than at this lively restaurant, which serves Mexican food […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Live Theater on Maui Iao Theatre

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Live Theater Iao Theater by Sean Hower

BEST LIVE THEATER ON MAUI Iao Theatre The entertainers on Iao Theatre’s stage have been on the receiving-side of Maui’s applause and critical appraise since 1928. The iconic playhouse in Old Wailuku Town is so historic that it is one of the country’s “longest consistently running theater companies.” Even Frank Sinatra performed here. Maui Onstage, […]

Best of Maui 2015: Best Local Comedian on Maui Chino LaForge

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Comedian Chino LaForge by Penns Imagery

BEST LOCAL COMEDIAN ON MAUI Chino LaForge Chino LaForge will have you doing rounds of bus’ laughs. The comedian is Maui’s only funny guy delivering his jokes across the nation. LaForge doesn’t just perform his best bits on the mainland; he’s headlined his own show at the Maui Theatre and joined the ranks of famous […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Male Musician on Maui Johnny Ringo

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BEST MALE MUSICIAN ON MAUI Johnny Ringo This isn’t your normal acoustic-touting, Tuesday-night bar singer. Maui’s favorite male musician incorporates an eclectic mix of sounds and beats into his songs. Let your ears sample for themselves on his Youtube channel Johnny Ringo (my personal favorite is Mr. Ringo’s rendition on Gorillaz’s beloved Feel Good Inc.) […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Female Musician on Maui Jessica Rabbitt

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BEST FEMALE MUSICIAN ON MAUI Jessica Rabbitt This year’s best female musician chose an appropriate stage name, her voice sexy and husky just like Roger Rabbitt’s cartoon wife. Miss Jessica Lewis has stirred locals to their feet in Maui’s live music scene for years, often sharing the stage with the band GoMega. In fact, it’s […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Local Club DJ on Maui DJ Illz

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  BEST LOCAL CLUB DJ ON MAUI DJ Illz Didn’t go to EDC? It’s okay, DJ Illz can rival the Las Vegas rave event with his own ill mixes (and he won’t give you a light seizure by means of gigantic neon mushrooms. ) This isn’t no DJ that just performs at your local community […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Museum on Maui Bailey House

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Museum Bailey House Museum by Sean Hower

BEST MUSEUM ON MAUI Bailey House The heart of Maui is in this little white house at the foot of Iao Valley. Humble on the outside, the museum contains Maui’s largest Hawaiian artifacts collection, which includes relics from 19th century missionaries. An old surfboard of Duke Kahanamoku’s and his 100-year old canoe Honaunau are also […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Local Clothing Designer on Maui Tamara Catz

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Local Designer Tamara Catz by Sean Hower

BEST LOCAL CLOTHING DESIGNER ON MAUI Tamara Catz Countless enthusiastic clients have elevated Tamara Catz to stand on the pedestal for Maui’s best clothing designer.  Many people have bought her threads, whether at her Paia boutique or from the numerous department stores across the United States and Japan which stock her designs. She even has […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Ukulele Shop on Maui Mele Ukulele

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Ukulele Mele Ukulele by Sean Hower

BEST UKULELE SHOP ON MAUI Mele Ukulele The Mele Ukulele store is dedicated in making sure only the most beautiful melodies emit from their ukuleles when you string “Aloha Oe.” Its handmade instruments are constructed out of precious Hawaiian koa and other tropical tonewoods like mahogany. Playing one of the shop’s ukuleles is akin to […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Hardware Store on Maui Ace Hardware

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Hardware Store Ace Hardware by Sean Hower

BEST HARDWARE STORE ON MAUI Ace Hardware The radio jingle for this hardware store doesn’t lie. Ace really is the place with the helpful hardware folks. Its vast stock of supplies is ready to aid you in your next home remodeling undertaking or Pinterest DIY project. The down-to-earth staff adds to your powertool shopping trip. […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Scuba/Snorkel Shop on Maui Maui Dive Shop

Mauitime Voted Best of Maui Best Dive Shop Maui Dive Shop by Sean Hower

BEST SCUBA/SNORKEL SHOP ON MAUI Maui Dive Shop The Maui Dive Shop isn’t just a place to pick up a tank and some fins. The island’s most loved dive shop offers an array of charters, courses, rentals, and gear for sale. Experienced staff from diverse backgrounds spanning from a Navy rescue diver to world travelers […]