Maui Coffee Farmers, Gerry Ross and Janet Simpson, win Best Coffee on Maui for the second year in a row at the Hawaii Coffee Association’s 2nd Annual Statewide Cupping Competition held this past weekend on The Big Island at the Sheraton Keauhou Beach Resort.
No more drive through white coffee hook ups! The Folks at Big Wave Espresso were real nice, but it was a tough go at it and they decided to close. If you need your caffeine but cant leave the car try Akamai Coffee down Dairy road in front of Maui’s Home Depot
Just for fun. Almond milk by itself is too thin for my coffee, added some cream, and almond syrup. Quite good. Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from jenrusso’s posterous
When I am looking forward to mundane afternoon housekeeping duties or need a quick kick in the pants Maui Coffee Roasters always comes through. Their cappucino is one of the most perfect beverages ever, plus its only $1.50 after 2pm. – Posted using MobyPicture.com
There’s a sweet spot somewhere between four minutes and 210 degrees with a course grind that makes a perfect French press coffee. It’s a spot that Greg Suekoff, the new assistant general manager at Aina Gourmet Market has finessed, since he started working in cafe at age 17. It’s also a mark I rarely hit with […]
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 […]
Best Local Coffee House Maui Coffee Roasters Kahului’s oldest mom and pop coffee shop FTW! Their win shows sometime those who’ve been doing it the longest also do it the best. The Hana Highway coffee shop got the votes this year for their delicious coffee, cool staff and great food. If you’re in a hurry, […]
The partnership between Megan Childers and Jackie Goring extends beyond their business, the Wailuku Coffee Company. Like most small local business owners, they’ve had to grow with the demands of customers. Their original idea of supplying Wailuku with affordable food when they opened two years ago has also changed a bit. “People wanted the upgrades!” […]
JESUS JAVA Britain’s ITV1 television network announced plans in April to accept “prop placements” to blend into production of its new reality talent show in which actors compete for the lead role in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar. The network said, for example, that it was seeking coffee machines, which piqued the interest of the […]
Running for: Hawaii State House, District 10 (South and West Maui) Running against: Chayne M. Marten Birthplace: Honolulu, HI Profession: Incumbent Electoral Win/Loss Record: 3/0 First electoral victory: 2006 Supports: Recruiting high-tech start-ups to Maui, repairing and expanding our roads and harbors, boating and safety buoys. Opposes: Current National Agricultural Statistics Service policies in regards […]
There’s more to proper heart health than simply pumping blood through veins. There’s ephemeral love that makes the heart soar, passions that our hearts beat and senses that gorge the heart. In honor of all the things that nourish heart health, the American Heart Association is teaming up with Island Girl Pin-Ups for a Go […]
photo credit: INeedCoffee / CoffeeHero Owner Floyd just told me its a million calories, I said he had to take back that statement. This drive thru cafe serves up lots of caffeine various drinks, plus smoothies and muffins. Located at 333 Dairy Rd., kahului, hi 96732. Check out the Mauitime Dining Listing for Big Wave […]
Getting coffee from a seasoned Barista or coffee expert can really take your coffee experience up a notch. For appreciators of coffee like me, that makes all the difference. I won’t just settle for a cup a joe from the gas station in the morning, I seek out the coffee experience. When I discovered Big […]
You can’t beat the price and the coffee gets a thumbs up from the tasters in our office. See and download the full gallery on posterous Check out the Mauititme Dining Listing Check out Big Wave Espresso on Facebook Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from jenrusso’s posterous
When Cafe Marc Aurel closed the terror was palpable in the editorial office of Maui Time, where we survive on coffee. Luckily we were only out of a coffee options for about a month before Megan Childers and her partners, Jackie Goring opened Wailuku Coffee Shop in the location on 26 N. Market Street. Megan Childers is no newcomer to the coffee house culture and concept opening her first cafe in Washington as a drive through when she was 17.
@JenRusso: How do you make the perfect espresso?
Megan Childers: It starts with fresh beans, and we have a special grinder that works the beans into a fine ground without bean shock.
You probably don’t think of Kapalua as a place to head for a family restaurant, but that is exactly what I am going to tell you. The Village Cafe and Sweet Shoppe opened in December and has a lot going on inside their space. Located in the Kapalua Village Center at the top of office road, this is a hub of activity, check in’s for the condos, the start of many trail heads for hiking in the area, and at the heart of the gathering area is the cafe.