Chef Mark Ellman “I think I’m going to close the restaurants today.” Renowned chef Mark Ellman’s voice was filled with emotion as he pondered the announcement he would make to his 140 employees at Frida’s Mexican Beach House and Honu Seafood, his family-owned Lahaina restaurants, Tuesday afternoon. MauiTime’s conversation with the restaurateur preceded Governor Ige’s … [Read more...] about Painful Reality Fuels Ellman’s Decision to Temporarily Close Frida’s, Honu
Illustration by Ron Pitts So many disrespectful and rude dog owners in Maui bring dogs that just keep barking, to parks that face residents, as early as 6:30am and everyday at sunset! Really?! Have some consideration to homeowners with sleeping children. Also, bringing them inside restaurants is totally disgusting!! They are not service dogs? Stay home then! We won't eat in … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Leave your dogs at home!
1. On Mar. 8, Pacific Business News reported that a Maui restaurant just signed a deal with Fransmart to expand to the continental U.S. Which Maui restaurant did this? A. Amigo’s B. Coconut’s C. Farmacy D. Fork & Salad E. Stewart’s Burgers 2. On Mar. 11, The Maui News debunked a local rumor about a potential new tenant for the old Lowe’s location in the Maui … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about false rumors concerning the Maui Marketplace?