This was the year the word “gastropub” was finally added to the Merriam Websters dictionary. Defined as upscale pub grub, this genre of food had more of a stronghold on the mainland where it has dominated for the last decade, but its popularity has not go unnoticed on Maui. Menus have swelled with gourmet […]
Best Place to Dance Timba I don’t feel qualified to write about the best dance spot, since I can’t dance. My brain gets so embarrassed that I even attempt it, that it shuts down every syntax in my body, stopping me mid-movement. In a sea of beautiful gyrating bodies, I’m feebly trying to raise the […]
Hooch Handle Jaime Headrick When are you punching the clock at Timba? Fridays and Saturdays. Why sling booze? Love of Music Libation Likes Patron, Cabernet Savignon and Corona. Moonshine Mixture Uncommon Passion. Personal Poison Vodka soda or Patron. Sweet soused perks Having your days off. Bottle Buzz Kills Keeping the secrets you see happening every […]
PLACE TO DANCE Timba 505 Front St., Lahaina; 808-661-9873; http://timbamaui.com http://www.twitter.com/TimbaMaui Long ago, our associate editor vowed to never again ink the word “swank” (ugh… so overused!)–unless, of course, it’s in reference to Timba. Located upstairs at the shops at 505–and open only on Thursday through Saturday nights–there’s nowhere else on-isle with a vibe so […]
The inter-office memo. Not necessarily riveting reading material when you yourself are inter-office, but there’s something voyeuristic and intriguing about reading someone else’s memos — especially when it’s got interesting things to say. Check out this one, from Timba in Lahaina: To all Timba staff, For every Fri & Sat night in the month of […]
This event could easily have been billed as an “expo”—but “explosion,” is much cooler. Too, it’s indicative of the vibe that need be generated in celebrating and creating a healthy community. Center stage performances and demos stack up like this…
This is my third week back at writing Picks of the Week, and WTF? It’s New Year’s! When I was whisked away to play in Cancer Land, I had hardly finished my trick-or-treating. Turns out, Mulligan’s on the Blue (874-1131) is as trapped in October as I am. For their New Year’s party, they’re featuring their […]
After a vigorous Maui-wide search for Maui’s Da Kine’st live musicians, Timba has now added Erin Smith, and the reggae / funk sounds of the Alliez to their weekly lineup. Starting, Thurs November 19th w/ Erin, Timba will host Erin Smith & the Alliez on alternating Thursdays.