Tea Box at Recarte Holt and Roe: High Time for a Tea Party

The Tea Box in Recarte Holt and Roe is a highly evolving space in Wailuku Town. It started out as an eclectic fine writing instrument shop with art supplies and interesting gifts. But now it’s changing into a gourmet loose leaf tea shop that also serves tea parties and high tea. “It started because when people […]

Wailuku Town: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly


By Susan Halas As a Wailuku resident for more than 30 years and a property owner for going on 15, I’m always surprised how much I like the area and continuously dismayed that such a charming town is treated as such a step-child by local officials for decades on end. Wailuku has the nicest people, […]

This Saturday, Oct. 11: Doggie Dash at Keopuolani Park


Doggie Dash Maui, LLC and Maui Humane Society presents the first ever Doggie Dash this Saturday at Keopuolani Park. Pet owners and pooches alike are invited to dash through a 1.5 mile course. Prizes will be awarded to the first place finisher, biggest & smallest pooch, best costume and more. Stroll the various booths, watch demonstrations from the Maui […]

The Mauisada is back at Simply Sweets Bakery in Wailuku

The doors to the “Home of the Mauisadas” are open again. Simply Sweets Bakery has resurfaced at Hart’s Corner in Wailuku after going underground for the last eight years. MauiTime last caught up with Baker Jeff Cabiles in 2005 when Simply Sweets Bakery was located next to 24 Hour Fitness on Hana Highway, but his […]

New Restaurant Zing Maui at the Wailuku Main Street Promenade

Maui Zing just opened up a few days ago in the Main Street Promenade, the modest food court along Main Street that services Wailuku businesses, visitors and residences. The restaurant has a hearty breakfast and lunch menu and is open from 7am to 5:30pm. Jamie Birren and her husband Joe opened Zing with her mom Lily Barnett. […]

Maui Pride Festival: Talking Story with Celebrity Frenchie Davis

Frenchie Davis was on American Idol in 2003, but it seemed that her performing career jumped on the fast track after she left the show. Sure, the Howard University theater student had been disqualified from Idol due to a few spicy photos, but she recovered quickly by getting a role in Broadway’s Rent later that year. After Rent, she […]

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 […]