Dining Out

Celebrate the season with Amy Hanaiali‘i at Ritz’s Anuenue Room

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will welcome back Amy Hanaiali‘i to her former stomping grounds at the resort’s Anuenue Room for weekly holiday performances that will begin on Black Friday and run Fridays to Dec. 24. Amy’s new show, the Hawaiian Room, will take you on a musical journey of ...

Charley’s

The Drunkin’ pizza is housemade dough hand-tossed and topped with mozzarella and Bleu cheeses, red-wine-poached jicama and house-smoked Canadian bacon on a fig, mango and raisin white-wine sauce. Fresh cauliflower bites are coated with beer batter, fried and tossed with Hawaiian red-hot sauce ...

Giving Thanks: ‘Maui style’

Book reservations now: SOUTH MAUI Join the 5 Palms ohana oceanfront at the Mana Kai Resort in Kihei for views from its perch overlooking Keawakapu Beach and the Neighbor Islands. Dine on a three-course turkey dinner or opt for the turkey plate and other limited, gourmet a la carte menu items ...

Life is Sweet at The Shops at Wailea to benefit Best Buddies Hawaii

The eighth annual Life Is Sweet festival will return to The Shops at Wailea from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The fundraiser for Best Buddies Hawaii will be held on the lower floor Fountain Courtyard with its anticipated culinary challenge featuring Wailea’s most seasoned pastry chefs. This year, ...

Kristen Kish

What self-respecting foodie doesn’t know Kristen Kish? The former “Top Chef” winner is also a cookbook author and she’s now on a coast-to-coast-and-beyond tour touting her new tome. Formerly chef de cuisine at Menton in Boston, Mass., she released “Kristen Kish Cooking: Recipes and ...

Run, walk to breakfast at Day of Hope at Four Seasons

The Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea will be on the move with the 28th annual Day of Hope Run on Saturday. The day’s events will commence at 6:30 a.m., with a 10K Run / 5K Run & Walk along scenic Wailea Alanui Drive, and then finish on the resort’s scenic Ocean Front Lawn. The ...

Restaurant week Wailea

It’ll cost you way more than a Happy Meal. But if you are craving a gourmet multi-course feast served in one of Wailea’s top restaurants at a discounted cost with Maui Food Bank as the beneficiary, then it’s time to pick up the iPhone and make reservations or jump online to ...

Vendor variety

You may shop until you drop at the fourth annual Made in Maui County Festival on Friday and/or Saturday at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. This year, more than 140 vendors will showcase foods, arts and crafts, jewelry, fashion designs, gifts, home decor and collectibles on ...

Taste of Asian Blend to mix it up (again!)

The sixth annual Taste of Asian Blend will return to the King Kamehameha Clubhouse in Waikapu from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday with local food favorites, art, live music and dancing. The event will once again feature Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel Executive Chef Tom Muromoto, named Best Chef on Maui ...

ROLLING

Hungry? The fourth annual Made in Maui County Festival will draw more than 11,000 shoppers to Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s outdoor A&B Amphitheater in Kahului for what is being pegged as “Maui’s largest product show” — and there will be plenty to eat — from myriad vendors ...

Noble Chef

Last year, it was all about gangsters and flappers and the storied golden era of Hollywood. This year, the Noble Chef fundraiser for the University of Hawai‘i Maui College Culinary Arts Program will take you back in time with a proud Hawaiian Renaissance theme. As usual, the Fairmont Kea ...

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Pegged the “premier epicurean event of the Pacific,” the seventh annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival will kick off on Maui this weekend, before it moves to the Big Island for one night on Oct. 28 and then Oahu for five days and nights from Nov. 1 to 5. In all there will be 120 ...

Kapalua Restaurant Week

With posh resorts, pampering amenities and upscale restaurants, Kapalua Resort may not jump out as the Maui destination to go to for discounted meals. But specials do occur on occasion and the powers that be behind Kapalua Resort are also pleased to announce that the dates for its fall ...

Think Italian

With all of the new roadways built in Kahului in recent years that redirect traffic for better airport flow, Marco’s Grill & Deli is still holding its own after 24 years of successful business. The fact is, Marco’s is still in the thick of things in its prime spot on the corner of ...

Sheraton to unveil resort menus by new chef team

Mark your date-night calendars for Oct. 7, when the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali will be unveiling new menu items from its signature Black Rock Kitchen, Mai Tai Bar and Cliff Dive Grill — while celebrating its new culinary team at the same time. Sample the fresh items with ...

Lahaina Coolers

Tucked away on Dickenson Street from the hustle and bustle of Front Street, Lahaina Coolers is a fun West Maui hangout for locals and for tourists who are savvy enough to find it. Just look for the record-holding, blue-striped marlin hung from the ceiling that weighs in at 955 pounds and ...

Spago to bubble with Champagne Lanson dinner

Champagne Lanson is the real deal. It’s the only Grande Maison house in Reims, France, to offer an experience from the vine to the flute. Founded in 1760 by magistrate Francois Delamotte, Champagne Lanson is now owned by the Lanson-BBC group headed by Bruno Paillard. On Tuesday, you may ...

Grand ideas

Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort was just named Best Resort on Maui once again in this newspaper’s annual Best of Maui readers poll. Its famous Humuhumunukunukuapua‘a repeated making a big splash as Best Resort Restaurant and Spa Grande still floated to the top as Best ...

Game On!

On Maui, football and Bloody Marys go hand in hand like fish and poi, Spam on musubi, beer with chips. Prolific writer and part-time Maui resident Willie Nelson captured America’s favorite red morning beverage best with the song, “Bloody Mary Morning.” At Charley’s Restaurant & ...

Sheraton Maui boasts juicy eco-practices

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa just says “no” to single-use plastic straws in an effort to enhance environmentally sustainable practices and to protect Kaanapali’s tropical marine ecosystem, including the endangered honu (green sea turtle). The resort is the first in the state to ...