Voting for annual Best of Maui contest begins Friday

Ready, set – vote! It’s time once again to cast your vote for The Maui News’ annual Best of Maui readers poll – featuring the island’s best restaurants, activities, resorts and shopping.

Is there a brunch buffet you’re crazy about? A spa treatment you’re craving? Or an agritourism visit you are longing to book? If so, make your opinion count by picking up the paper on Friday and looking for the ballot.

In addition to making your selections in the various categories, such as the new Sports Store/Surf Shop in Shopping/Lodging, you are asked to give a monetary donation to the Maui Food Bank.

Ballots will appear in The Maui News, the Maui Wrap and the Maui Scene intermittently in coming weeks. Votes may also be cast online by visiting the company website at and then by clicking on Best of Maui icon. Voting deadline is July 1. Winners will be announced in a special Best of Maui tabloid on Sunday, Aug. 31.