BEST BARISTA & COFFEE MEGAN KANEKOA, WAILUKU COFFEE CO. Our readers say the vivacious Megan Kanekoa makes the best cup a joe. Wailuku Coffee Co. is the place to be for an excellent coffee drink. This talented lady knows espresso culture like the back of her hand. Her cafe specializes in fresh cafe cuisine, daily baked goods, gluten-free and vegan items, superb coffee … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2017: Best Barista & Coffee on Maui: Megan Kanekoa, Wailuku Coffee Co.
BEST BARISTA & PLACE Danielle Shea at Maui Coffee Roasters Our readers say Danielle Shea is the best Barista on Maui. Her personality is always a welcome ray of sunshine when you order your coffee at Maui Coffee Roasters. She makes an incredible caffeinated brew, and knows a helluva lot about coffee, too. (JR) (444 Hana Hwy., Kahului); 808-877-2877; … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2016: Best Barista & Place on Maui: Danielle Shea at Maui Coffee Roasters
BEST BARISTA ON MAUI Mary Mahler, Ono Gelato I know what you’re thinking: baristas serve coffee, not gelato. Well, maybe you didn’t know that Ono Gelato also has a full coffee bar menu, including cold press coffee, lattes and 100 percent Hawaiian pour-over coffee. It’s so good. So look for Mary and ask her for a cuppa. Readers voted her best. @Jenrusso 13% (115 … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2015: Best Barista on Maui: Mary Mahler, Ono Gelato
Best Baristas Photo credit to Sean M. Hower Team MCR The Maui Coffee Roaster crew is a well-oiled machine. They get that you need your caffeine quick, but since you haven’t had it yet you might be a bit tongue-tied at the register. Team MCR will work you through it. They will even feed you if that’s what it takes. 444 Hana Hwy., Kahului; 808-877-2877; … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2014: Best Baristas on Maui: Team MCR
Best Barista Fasha Puckett You can find the Best Barista at the Starbucks in Kihei. There she makes all our caffeine dreams come true. Ironically, Fasha doesn’t abuse coffee like those who voted for her, but she also doesn't resent those who can’t go a day without their cup of joe. Opening can be brutally early for her, but Puckett takes it in stride, and says the people she … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2013: Best Barista on Maui: Fasha Puckett