Ultimate Ocean Cocktail Competition: You can be the judge!

Gabriel Harvey’s Mill Camp Mojito Ocean Vodka and the Sheraton Maui are teaming up to create the Ultimate Ocean Cocktail competition. Since excellent, locally made organic liquor and award-winning resorts make a great marriage, attending the final leg of their competition this Saturday is a no brainer. The competition opened in July by asking hard-working booze slingers […]

Connoisseur Craft Session Explores Rare Whiskey, Maui Craft Brew, and Select Cigars at the Sheraton Maui this Saturday

If you like fine tobacco, craft brew and rare whiskey, you should stop by the Sheraton Maui’s Craft Session this Saturday. Whiskey and beer? Together? Absolutely–in fact, whiskey has its roots in the same stuff beer is made of, and their notes are naturally complementary. “Beer and whiskey have gone hand in hand for thousands […]


It’s been so hot lately that I’m sure you’re craving some of our island’s favorite frozen treat–shave ice. I bet the last time you dug into one of those colorful sweet icy mounds in a cone, there was a wish in the back of your mind that it was spiked with a little pau hana […]

Black Rock Steak & Seafood’s Chef Leslie Barayuga’s Shrimp and Pork Stuffed Calamari Recipe @SheratonMaui

Photo By Sean Michael Hower.   LESLIE BARAYUGA Black Rock Steak & Seafood at The Sheraton Resort & Spa Maui 808-662-8053 Sheraton-maui.com What item do you love to prepare from your menu? Mixed seafood grill   What dish is the “must order” thing on the menu? Braised ribs   What dish uses products / produce […]

Sheraton Resort & Spa’s Chef Greg Gaspar’s Braised Short Rib Recipe @SheratonMaui

  Chef Grag Gaspar. Photo Courtesy of Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. GREG GASPAR Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa 808-661-0031 Sheraton-maui.com   MY STORY… In April we’re adding Mixed Seafood Grill to our menu. It features a selection of fresh seafood sourced here in the islands and has an Asian-inspired sauce made with butter, garlic, […]

Sheraton Maui Resort Celebrates 50 Years on Top of Pu’u Keka’a at Ka’anapali

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The Sheraton Maui is one of the island’s oldest resorts. It opened in 1963 with a bang. Ka’anapali was very different back then. The only other resort in the area was the Royal Lahaina, which was built in 1962, and that was north of Black Rock (Pu’u Keka’a). All this year, the 23-acre Sheraton will […]

Sheraton Maui Introduces Executive Chef Greg Gaspar and new premium wines plus Kaanapalis best ocean view happy hour

  If you haven’t had the chance to see the Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa’s renovations, completed at the beginning of the year, it’s time to stop in. The resort introduced new Executive Chef Greg Gaspar recently as Chef Bryan Ashlock moved on to Kauai after 30 years with Starwood Hawaii. Gaspar will be a […]

Kaanapali Fresh a new kind of three day world class culinary experience at Kaanapali Maui

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Kaanapali is humming with excitement over its upcoming three-day culinary event called Kaanapali Fresh. For the first time, 11 hotels and condominiums as well as restaurants, chefs and an oceanfront shopping center will combine with local farms and farmers, non-profits, local beer and spirits producers and culinary enthusiasts in one world class event. On Friday, […]

The Cliff Dive Bar Maui Happy Hour and Bartender Interview with Buddy Padilla

The Cliff Dive Bar Maui Happy Hour – Daily. Featuring a great view of the nightly Black Rock torch lighting. Nightly specials include: Tropical Temptations $8 and draft & well beers $4. 3-5pm. The Cliff Dive Bar 2605 Ka’anapali Parkway, Lahaina; 808-662-8025; sheraton-maui.com/dining/cliffbar Hooch Handle Buddy Padilla When are you punching the clock at The Cliff Dive […]

Maui Foodie News Week 6-30-2011 Paukukalo Store, 4th of July, Blizzard Fan Club, Citrus College Band at Japengo, West Side Wine Group, Noble Chef Maui


I have to admit, I brake for burgers. So when I saw the sign “Paukus Burgers $1.50” I pulled in. You can barely get a piece of candy for a dollar fifty, a burger seems like a deal. The Paukukalo Store is open again, and back under its original owners, making their “pauku-burgers” that Waiehu […]