Here’s why Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s Theo Morrison is one of Maui’s hardest working people


When the young mother of two set sail with her husband for the South Pacific in 1979, she had no idea that one day she’d work at preserving Lahaina’s rich cultural heritage. After marrying a man from Hawaii who owned a sailboat, the family decided to sail from California to the South Pacific. But she […]

Maui Tweet Up @starnoodle was delicious fundraising for Maui Food Bank


Very cool to meet Chris Taylor, attending to rep and @mauifoodweb. Maui Food Web is really passionate about helping growers, and encouraging and supporting a community of locovores. I encourage everyone to check out their web site, and join the forum. I

Star Noodle and Chef Sheldon Simeon make Lahaina Business Park a new foodie destination

Star Noodle was a hub of activity the afternoon I dropped in. Chef Peter Merriman, Merriman’s and TS Restaurants, was having lunch. Matt Lane, LahainaTown Action Committee Board member was also there and said to me, “We had the Nori Chicken, it was awesome. Mochiko Chicken with nori wrapped around it in bite size peices with a spicy aioli dip.” Sounds of Addiction band member Zane Monteleone was

Lahaina Grill @lahainagrill Turns 20 Today and Kamaaina get Fifty percent off

waiting for the bus... and your love

Lahaina Grill (@lahainagrill) is all grown up, turning 20 this year. To celebrate they are giving us half price entrees for Kama’aina, a perk that I am going to try to enjoy several times over the rest of the year. That is right, they are offering this amazing deal to us for the rest of the year on the 20th of every month. I thought that was very clever of Chef and Owner Jurg Munch.

New Restaurant Alert: Star Noodle!

Chef Sheldon Simeon and Noodles!

I got a recent sneak preview tour of the premises which is lovely, I am happy to report. As you drive up through Kupohi Street in the recently built Lahaina Business Park area, you almost think “whoa, how on earth are these guys going to pull off a noodle restaurant buried in this industrial space?” Then you come out at the very top of the road