Maui Tropsicles has been coming to Wailuku First Friday lately, but their cart’s usual hot spot is in Lahaina on the corner of Wainee and Lahainaluna. Owners and partners Jessica Stackpoole and Alexa Caskey thought this would be the perfect spot to launch their bespoke frozen treat business. “As many Maui residents and visitors know, […]
[NOTE: This story originally reported that the SHAKA movement itself was behind the Maui Community Organic Farmland Initiative. That is actually not the case, though three of the five citizens who created the measure and are pushing for its passage worked to push for SHAKA’s recent anti-GMO initiative. The five citizens who created the Farmland Initiative […]
Eh, yoga teacher: We know you walk around town in skimpy clothes and eat organic. And that you have a dog. Many people do these things, but somehow get through life without thinking that they’re better than everyone else. You, not so much. We’re tired of you refusing to wait for a parking spot and […]
Best Vegetarian Choice Health Bar The mighty kale and acai bowl couldn’t find a better spokesplace than Choice Health Bar in Lahaina. When our readers want to go green in their diet, Choice is the best restaurant on Maui to get the goods. It’s because Choice founders Emily Kuntz and Katheryn Dahm are hard at […]
There’s a new pizza restaurant in Wailea, located at 100 Wailea Ike Drive. If you think that address sounds familiar, it’s because that spot used to be Matteo’s Pizza. They operated there for about six years before closing last April. But if you think Manoli’s is just picking up where Matteo’s left off, you’re wrong. […]
By Jen Russo All photos courtesy of Sean Hower, howerphoto.com There was a time when restaurant owners hid their kitchens behind closed doors and high walls. They bought their ingredients from factory farms and big agri-businesses, which traded relatively low prices for food grown under industrial conditions with pesticides, hormones and, ultimately, genetic modifications. Those […]
It is very telling when you start to follow the money trail. The politics of organics can be seen here, all the more reason to keep it local.
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