Katarina Kress is the new baker at Wailuku Coffee Company

Katarina Kress new Baker at Wailuku Coffee Company

My morning coffee habit has lately been getting tempted and tested by lots of new delicious pastries at Wailuku Coffee Company. Coconut chocolate chip scones, Nutella cheesecakes, gluten-free berry lemon muffins, vegan whoopie pie, brie foccacia, herbed popovers, blueberry crumble and fudgey brownies. There’s a whole new selection of goodies everyday. I had to figure […]

This Friday, Oct. 3: Wailuku First Friday


Need an alternative to the Maui Fair chaos? Check out the Wailuku First Friday town party. Lined with various merchants, Market Street will welcome fall, Wailuku-style. Wind down your work week with Body Alive Yoga (4:45pm). Grab a cup of coffee at Wailuku Coffee Company or just take your pick of sweet treats from street vendors. Shop local […]


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This Friday, August 1: Wailuku First Friday Town Party


Market Street will come alive for August’s Wailuku First Friday Town Party. Wind down your work week with Body Alive Yoga (4:45pm). Grab a cup of coffee at Wailuku Coffee Company and take your pick of treats from a variety of dining options that include Giannotto’s Pizza and Saeng Thai. Shop local stores like Maui Thing and If The Shoe Fits, […]

This Friday, July 4: Wailuku First Friday


The Wailuku First Friday Town Party returns with a full lineup of entertainment, food and community this Friday. Body Alive Yoga kicks-off Independence Day weekend with another round of free yoga (4:45 pm). Stroll Market street, shop local merchants and pick up dinner from the town’s eateries and evening’s food vendors. Pau hana with friends in the beer […]

This Friday, May 2: Eyes wide Open

This Friday you can see photographer Joyce Chin at the opening reception of her photography exhibit “Eyes Wide Open.” Her show will run through May. Grab a cup of joe and see the world through Chin’s eyes. Monday through Saturday from 7am-5pm and on Sunday from 8am-3pm. Wailuku Coffee Company (28 N. Market St., Wailuku), […]

This Friday, Nov. 1: Wailuku First Friday Town Party


Halloween festivities spill into Wailuku this Friday. Maui OnStage opens its doors for a performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Maui Rumba will be at Wailuku Banyan Tree Park (6pm) while Eric Gilliom and Lily Meola set up at Maui Thing (6:15pm). Wailuku Coffee Company hosts a Dia de Los Muertos reception featuring cookie […]

MauiTime Best of Maui 2013: Best Local Coffee House on Maui: Maui Coffee House

Best Local Coffee House Maui Coffee Roasters Kahului’s oldest mom and pop coffee shop FTW! Their win shows sometime those who’ve been doing it the longest also do it the best. The Hana Highway coffee shop got the votes this year for their delicious coffee, cool staff and great food. If you’re in a hurry, […]

This Saturday, Feb. 16: Go Red Maui Garden Party Pin-Up Beauty, Art and Heart-Healthy Gourmet Food

There’s more to proper heart health than simply pumping blood through veins. There’s ephemeral love that makes the heart soar, passions that our hearts beat and senses that gorge the heart. In honor of all the things that nourish heart health, the American Heart Association is teaming up with Island Girl Pin-Ups for a Go […]

This Saturday, Dec. 15: 2nd Annual Pie Bakeoff and Ornament Art Show at Wailuku Coffee Company

Still craving pie after Thanksgiving? Wailuku Coffee Company is hosting its second annual Pumpkin Pie Bake Off and Ornament art show. All are invited to bring their best in pie, a hand-crafted ornament or toy to donate, all benefiting the Friends of the Childrens Justice Center of Maui, Inc. Entrees for the pie bake off […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST LOCAL COFFEE HOUSE: Maui Coffee Roasters #BOM2012

Phenomenal coffee, great baked goods, sandwiches, bagels and wraps make us yearn to sit in Maui Coffee Roasters free wi-fi zone with all the laptop loungers. Their take-home and ship-out shiny pound packages of coffee are irresistible. They have an incredible selection of coffee grown throughout the islands, and all of the fancy equipment to […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST SMOOTHIE: Jamba Juice @JambaJuice #BOM2012

What makes a good smoothie? At Jamba Juice, it would seem to be great service and that great flavor you’ve come to expect. Jamba gets voted best smoothie year after year, with longtime favorites like Chocolate Moo’d and new flavors like acai berry capturing our taste for fruity beverages. Located island-wide; jambajuice.com Photo by Sean […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST BARISTA: Megan Kanekoa, Wailuku Coffee Company #BOM2012

Owner/operator Megan Kanekoa at Wailuku Coffee Company has created a coffee haven out of the Market Street cafe. Her love of the brewed bean means that strict quality control governs every cup that goes out. Apparently, MauiTime readers perked up and voted. 26 N. Market St., Wailuku; 808-495-0259; wailukucoffeeco.com   Runner Up: Fasha Puckett, Starbucks(JR) 1819 South […]

30 Days of Discount Dining on Maui

How You Can Work 30 Days Of Kama‘aina Specials Across Maui In September when our visitors all head back to their homes for school and work it seems like we all go broke. But our Kama‘aina Guide will help you go for broke when it comes to eating throughout the month. Our favorite restaurants, from […]

Maui Discount Dining Guide September 2012

Taste of Maui Your 2012 Guide To Maui’s Best Kama‘aina Deals Hard to believe it’s September again. Labor Day has passed, the tourists are largely gone and humpback whales will be splashing in Maui waters in just a few weeks. It’s also the best time of the year to get great deals at some of the […]

Last Chance this weekend for Dinner and a show at Maui Onstage’s The Producers

I’ve always been a fan of community theater, though from a distance. I’m an expert in entertainment on Maui, but when it came to writing about productions in theater, I felt like I was missing something. So for my recent dinner and show outing to see Maui Onstage’s The Producers–Mel Brooks’ famous play about a […]