On Pi‘ikea Avenue a block up from South Kihei Road, and tucked in behind the Azeka Mauka Center, there’s been a large parking lot that mostly sat empty and unused. The space, known as Kihei Station, has become the home for six food trucks, with space for possibly two more. Live music and entertainment is in the works. David Hanley, owner of Island Kiosk, a company that manages … [Read more...] about Exploring the new food trucks at Kihei Station
The Local Wild Food Challenge, which will take place at Lumeria Maui on Saturday, Nov. 11, is a family run business that holds culinary competitions internationally, showcasing peoples' ability to forage. The contest originated in Eastbourne, New Zealand, and this year will be premiering for the first time on Maui. “Maui has so many microclimates and elements on which to … [Read more...] about Lumeria to host first Maui Local Wild Food Challenge
If you’ve stepped into Joy’s Place Live in Pukalani, chances are you were met by the smiling faces of either Joy White or Tyua Sereda, working hard as they prepared ingredients behind the counter. A very small pick-up shop that originated as a production kitchen, Joy’s Place Live has become an island favorite for its simple and genuine approach to healthy eating. “The bottom … [Read more...] about Joy’s Place LIVE! – Healthy Take Home in Pukalani
Eh brah: So you sat down to wait for your food but did you really have to toss my crutches onto my knee to make room? Could you, at least, have said, “excuse me?” To make matters worse, you started hollering about your food being untimely. Look, yeah, this little diner doesn’t offer fast service, but you need to slow down and stop being a jerk. Please. Illustration: Ron Pitts … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Why did you have to be so rude while waiting for your food?
Oh, shave ice—the glorified “snow cone,” as mainlanders sometimes label it. What they don’t understand is that just like ancient Egypt’s social pyramid, there are also levels to shave ice that are essential for its overall function as the ruling dessert amongst Hawaii’s empire of local goodies. So let’s dissect each layer of the icy treat that Japanese immigrants of the 20th … [Read more...] about Anatomy of Shave Ice