This Sunday, Aug. 24: South Shore Tiki Lounge’s Best of Maui Mahalo Party

South Shore Tiki Lounge and Pau Maui Vodka invites you down for a drink or two this Sunday in celebration of the bar’s MauiTime Best of Maui “Best Bar” award. As a mahalo to our readers, all are invited for live music, specials and giveaways throughout the day. Enjoy libations from Maui Moon Vodka and Pau Maui […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Passion of Gannon’s Chef Bret Pafford

Chef Bret Pafford I’m kind of obsessed with Gannon’s right now. And not just with their new menu, which has quietly rolled out over the last couple of months–it’s the the whole package. The place has become a hotspot for nightlife in Wailea. Chef Bret Pafford shows great passion for fresh fish and all things […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST ITALIAN FOOD: Casanova #BOM2013

Best Italian Food Casanova This bastion of late night lifestyle in Makawao is also our readers’ choice for the best place on the island to get best Italian food. Open for 26 years, Casanova offers fine dining during the earlier hours of the evening. There you can sit down with one of their wines over […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST FOOD TRUCK: Jawz Tacos #BOM2013

Photo Courtesy of Jawz Fish Tacos. Best Food Truck Jawz Tacos When it comes to getting food on the go, our readers love the Jawz Taco Truck. Those trucks have been serving mouthwatering fish tacos for years at Big Beach, way before it became trendy to operate one. If you don’t get out to Makena […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST PUPUS: Five Palms #BOM2013

Photo Courtesy of Five Palms Best Pupus Five Palms Our readers’ favorite spot to order pupus has been located in the Mana Kai Hotel,  overlooking the bay at Keawekapu Beach, since 1995. The Chinese rib pupu at Five Palms is amazing, and the scallops, soups, salads and sushi pack the menu with variety. A phenomenal […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST FISH TACOS: Coconut’s #BOM2013

Photo Courtesy of Coconuts Fish Cafe Best Fish Tacos Coconut’s Fish Cafe Two corn tortillas stuffed with fresh catch sounds simple enough to prepare, but you’d be surprised how difficult it can be to pull off properly. On who does that best, our readers were clear that the answer is Coconut’s Fish Cafe. They top […]