The true beauty of the food truck is that you can get a great meal nearly anywhere. But in Maui County, some of our laws may limit this, as was the case with the Three’s Bar and Grill Food Truck. They initially started their truck business with the idea of taking their signature style of […]
Autumn on Maui is almost non-existent: the leaves don’t change colors, there’s no real temperature drop and we don’t turn back the clock. But none of that stopped Lahaina Grill from rolling out a great fall cocktail menu. Lahaina Grill offers an elegant experience when supping in Lahaina, but my favorite spot in their lovely […]
Pineapple Grill is one of those great spots along the Bay Course in Kapalua–amazing views, terrific Hawaiian regional cuisine and a long list of fans and regulars from the upper Northwest side. It’s the perfect combination of casual and fancy that locals love for everything from brunch through dinner. They’ve been there eight years, but […]
West Maui 35TH ANNUAL LAHAINA KEIKI HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE – Thu, Oct 31. See Picks on page 18. 4pm (Front Street, Lahaina) 30TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN GHOULISH GALA – Thu, Oct 31. Costume Karaoke Contest 7pm. The Wharf Cinema Centers Shops and Restaurants, (658 Front St., Lahaina); 808-661-8748 CAMPBELL PARK EVENTS IN LAHAINA – Thu, Oct […]
Here’s a ridiculously comprehensive guide to all things Happy Hour on the island of Maui. If you like food and drink specials when you go out for a pau hana, then you might want to look over these listings. West Maui BETTY’S HAPPY HOURS – Daily. Enjoy $2 Margaritas, $3 Mai Tais, $4 Local Brews, […]
The dog days of summer are here, school is back in session and we’re eagerly waiting for a break in the hot weather. You may not know it, but this is also the culinary time of year we like to call Taste of Maui. Believe it or not, this is actually the best time of […]
Here are our absurdly comprehensive Happy Hour listings for all of Maui. As you can see, the island’s bars and restaurants are offering an insane number of drink and food specials. But always remember to please enjoy your beverages responsibly. West Maui 100WINES HAPPY HOUR – Every Fri & Sat. $5 Wines; $5 Well Cocktails; […]
It’s hard to believe that Chef Ryan Luckey, who cranked out the amazing cuisine that helped put Pineapple Grill in Kapalua on the map, got his start in the restaurant business as a dishwasher. We’ve followed his illustrious career from restaurants like Erik’s Seafood Grotto, Red Lobster and Kapalua Grill and Bar. Nobody has seen […]
Taste of Maui Your 2012 Guide To Maui’s Best Kama‘aina Deals Hard to believe it’s September again. Labor Day has passed, the tourists are largely gone and humpback whales will be splashing in Maui waters in just a few weeks. It’s also the best time of the year to get great deals at some of the […]
It was a Friday, and while there wasn’t a formal special occasion, I arrived early. I wanted quality time with the Pineapple Grill rock stars. I wasn’t disappointed, and found new Executive Chef Isaac Bancaco gearing up for the usual Friday crowd. They apparently do swift business from the 5:30pm seating straight through to 10pm. […]
DID THE LC DO SOMETHING RIGHT? Not sure if any of you realize this, but back in March–at the same time as that absurd nonsense about shutting down all entertainment at 10pm in Kihei Kalama Village–the Maui County Liquor Commission voted to do something good: they made it legal for people to bring their own […]
THURSDAY, MAY 3 THE OCEAN AS ART – Here’s how you can suck up more than salty inspiration from artist Dino Miranda with his latest works “Fire in the Sky” and “Just After the Storm.” His liquid muse, our deep blue Pacific, is highlighted in acrylics on canvas and lithograph. Ekolu Kalama kicks off this […]
News alert Luke Alcon has moved to Makena Beach and Golf Resort. Sansei Kihei has Ty Ku. And Lukes girl Crystal is adorable. We r talking Denver cocktail culture right now.
Getting the heads up on The upcoming Ty Ku launch via Michele O’Dell. Oh and miss Kelly looks smoking hot too right?
Our small local food markets make it easy to throw your favorite local meats on, and the butchers make their own marinades. When you pick up your pau hana six pack you can grab a container of already marinated to perfection Kalbi ribs, korean chicken, teriyaki beef or chicken. Takamiya Market in Wailuku makes an awesome sweet Kalbi, you can pick from the quantities on hand or call their butcher in the morning to special order your quantity. They also have pre-made mac salad and local food favorites. You will find the same at Pukalani Superette, but I honed in on their made on Maui hot dogs