HEALTH FOOD STORE Mana Foods 49 Baldwin Avenue Paia, HI 96779 (808) 579-8078 http://www.manafoodsmaui.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mana-Foods/218050180877 https://twitter.com/manafoodproduce Mana is an incredible grocery store serving the North Shore and the rest of Maui from their Baldwin Avenue location. The store is small but it’s a lesson in efficiency. They have so many goods packed in there it’s […]
ITALIAN FOOD Casanova 1188 Makawao Ave 572-0220 http://www.casanovamaui.com http://www.facebook.com/casanovamaui From ambiance to the passionate Italian food, Casanova’s Maui is Maui’s best Italian restaurant. A wood burning oven bakes pizza, fine wines flow and Casanova’s fine Italian cuisine has been a tradition in Makawao for over 20 years. In the early hours you will find their […]
PLATE LUNCH Cafe 808 4566 Lower Kula Rd 878-6874 http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cafe-808/183219207148 Cafe 808 is high up in Kula, but their menu selection is worth the trip. Your choices of around 20 different plate lunches may astonish you, but the real joy is eating it. Everything is traditionally served in giant portions with scoops of rice and […]
PANCAKES Tasty Crust 1770 Mill Street Wailuku, HI 96793 (808) 244-0845 This Wailuku diner really does make the best pancakes and you can’t beat their cheap prices. Sure the inside isn’t fancy but do you need that much of an atmosphere when all you really want is to scarf down a short stack with butter […]
MAI TAI Mai Tai Lounge 839 Front St, Lahaina, HI 96761 (808) 661-5288 http://lahainamaitai.com/ https://www.facebook.com/maitailounge?sk=wall What is the secret to a good Mai Tai? They say its all in the rum. At Mai Tai Lounge in Lahaina, their Mai Tai wins top honors for the fourth consecutive year. Serving it in classic tiki cocktail tradition […]
LOCAL ICE CREAM Ono Gelato Paia, Kihei, Lahaina http://www.onogelatocompany.com/ono_gelato_company.html Ono Gelato took Maui by storm last year, installing their incredible frozen treats in Kihei and Lahaina. What makes their gelato so good? They make it fresh daily and use local fruits, organic dairy products and recyclable containers.
RESTAURANT Star Noodle 286 Kupuohi Street Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii 96761 667-5400 http://www.starnoodle.com/ https://www.facebook.com/StarNoodle https://twitter.com/starnoodle Last year’s best new restaurant has kept on top as this year’s best restaurant. It’s no wonder: Chef Sheldon Simeon was a James Beard finalist this year, and voted Chef of the Year by his peers in the Aipono Awards. What […]