It’s the biggest, with the most consistent influx of hip-hop, Hawaiian and reggae, and a few scattered punk and metal shows. They do the ladies’ night thing on Wednesdays, Willie K plays to a packed house every Monday night, and the happiest of dancers flock to house and techno-friendly Ultra Fab Tuesdays. Hapa’s is home to the winners of at least six categories, including Best Bartender, Best Club Theme Night, Best Musician, Best Hawaiian Band, Best Place to Dance and now, Best Nightclub. Geez, maybe next year they can get Best Place to Hunt Wild Boar, too. 41 E. Lipoa St., Kihei, 879-9001.
runner-up: tsunami. grand wailea resort, 875-1234. (sc)