BEST BAND Lawa Lawa kicks ass. On an island crawling with sometimes amazing, always colorful musical talent, Lawa fuses a bunch of different styles together. The result is a flawless, funky sound that really can’t be compared to anything else going on in Maui. Local, yes. How can you not like that? Screw like—How can you not love them? As a side note, Lawa has … [Read more...] about BEST OF MAUI 20o7: Best Maui Arts Entertainment and Nightlife Revealed!
Best Of Maui 2007
BEST FEMALE BARTENDER Amy Docherty Like all good bartenders, Amy pays attention to her customers, knows how to pour a good drink and nearly always has a friendly smile on her face. That Amy is also a knockout who likes to chat up her customers are welcome bonuses. In an exclusive interview with MAUI TIME, Amy admitted that she’s tended bar at Kihei’s South Shore Tiki Lounge … [Read more...] about BEST OF MAUI 2007: Best Maui Restaurants and Bars, Food and Drink Revealed
BEST POLITICAL ACTIVIST Lance Holter “Oh, no,” Holter said when told he’d been voted Best Political Activist. “It should be Rob Parsons.” Modesty aside, Lance Holter is definitely a Man of the People. He’s chairman of the Maui Democratic Party, boss of the local Sierra Club chapter and a Paia realtor. He’s volunteered for just about every county board and committee out … [Read more...] about BEST OF MAUI 2007: Best Maui Politics, Community and Environment Revealed
BEST SNORKELING SPOT Black Rock When it comes to snorkeling, the trick is to find a spot where the fish aren’t camera shy and the sea turtles make regular appearances. Our spies tell us this sheltered little nook at the end of Ka`anapali Beach is a hot hang for creatures of the deep that dip and dive around the colorful coral. The place is justifiably popular with … [Read more...] about BEST OF MAUI 2007: Best Maui Sports Activities Parks and Recreation Revealed
EDIT PICK BEST BAND FOR YOUR PARTY Unified Soul Okay, so they didn’t win Best Band this year, but that’s just because they’re new. Unified Soul kicks ass with a great blend of local and rock. The lead singer does a mean “When Dove’s Cry.” In fact, they’re so awesome that they beat out a bunch of other really tight bands last month to get a spot on Hot Hawaiian … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2007: Best Band for Your Party: Unified Soul