Cheap Eats: 5 spots for Lunch for around 5 bucks in Lahaina


Better not say ewwww. I eat tongue, and lots of other animal parts too. If you are going to talk sustainability, I am going to talk about how we should be utilizing all of the animal if we are going to kill it to eat it. Hot dogs don’t count.

Five Lunches for Five and Change in Central Maui

Burger_Oyaku Tei Burger

Oyaku Tei is a little hole in the wall old school okazuya. They serve breakfast and lunch and their misoyaki butterfish is excellent. They are very reasonably priced but if you just have a few bucks in your pocket their Maui Cattle Company Cheeseburger deluxe is the way to



CENTRAL MAUI/UPCOUNTRY Asian Cuisine & Sports Bar 65 Kaahumanu Ave. #23, Kahului, 96732, 808-877-7776 Happy Hour Time and Specials: 11 am to 2 pm, Daily food specials Brigit & Bernard’s Garden Cafe 335 Ho’ohana St., Kahului, 96732, 808-877-6000 Amenities: Garden Outdoor Seating Bistro Casanova 33 Lono Avenue, Kahului, 96732, 808-873-3650 Amenities: New full bar in […]

Yeah! Ramen Ya!

GOOD TIMES WITH GYOZA & GIRLFRIEND GOSSIP I’m lucky. Lucky in that my best gal pal (besides a great listener) is a foodie like no other. She’s literally always got the scoop on the best eats and what to order and recently turned me on to Queen Ka’ahumanu’s Ramen Ya. From our very first venture […]

Max to Go reschedules opening day

This just in! Max to Go has decided to move their opening day to next week, September 29th. Stay tuned upcountry eaters…

Max to Go Opens in Haiku Today

810 Kokomo Road Haiku, Maui, HI 96708 808-575-7899 Find our Mauitime Dining Listing Guide Info Here John and Cristine Graziano are putting down even more roots in Haiku. I covered their opening in April of this year, and enjoyed the easy going ambiance of this Haiku family friendly joint, you can see the article if […]

Taco Tuesdays at Charley’s


BREAKDOWNS = BLESSINGS, WITH BUDDIES, BEER AND TORTILLA-WRAPPED BLISS Sometimes even the shittiest of situations can turn out to be a blessing in disguise. Take, for example the current rear-wheel bearing mishap with Phat Tony’s vibrant VW, leaving him stranded near Baldwin Beach in Paia. A walk over to Charley’s in Paia to kill time at […]

Ko Ko Ichiban Ya


“I’ve got a case of katsu!” Phat Tony groaned, stuffed after having devoured a huge plate lunch of the most ono chicken katsu (his, kindly substituted with teriyaki sauce vs. tonkatsu sauce), one giant scoop of rice and some mean mac salad. The place was packed,always a good sign for an eatery, no matter how […]

Rosa’s Tacos in Wailuku


  Their tacos are awesome! Authentic mexican preparation with really yummy roasted pork, or chicken or beef. Jacob Shafer’s review reveals owner Amado Peralta is thinking of the future with his healthy, low overhead, passing the savings onto the customer mexican cuisine. I just feel lucky its so close to the office and only $3.50 […]