Celebrities–oh, how we love our celebrities. Is there a better way to spend an evening than by gossiping about the secret, private lives of the rich and famous? We love to watch them rise, and we love to watch them fall. And fall hard, so maybe they scrape their knee or get arrested for DUI or something. And when they fall hard, we love, Love, LOVE it when they act all crazy—and not in that way that means low, low prices—and start making weird anti-Semitic comments.
Now, Maui has celebrities up the yin yang, but what you’re holding in your hot little hands is our readers’ picks on the island’s true celebrities. Want to know the real deal on the island’s best bowl of saimin? Want to hear the shocking story behind Maui’s best radio station? Want to see the island’s best bartender frolicking in the shallows at Big Beach?
Months in the making, days in the tabulating, hours in the writing—finally, after more hype than even we could justify, here are the revealing, surprising, amazing details behind your votes for the best Maui has to offer.
Contributors: Jessica Armstrong, Liliana Begley, Samantha Campos, Miki Nakasone, Anthony Pignataro, Kira Sabini, Ynez Tongson.