Dining Out

Seed to Cup

The ninth annual Seed to Cup Coffee Festival will be filled to the brim with food, fun, drinks, live music, a silent auction and even a coffee-related fashion show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu."The festival is educational, but it is also a celebration of ...

Cafe del Vino

For nights when you simply want to savor tried-and-true Mediterranean dishes and be treated to some classic Old World charm, then Cafe del Vino is the perfect place for you.From the crisp hearts of Romaine Caesar to aromatic pasta alla Vongole with plump clams to steamed Kona lobster with drawn ...

Let’s Dine Out for Kidney Disease

The National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii Maui office is gearing up for its second annual restaurant promotion for a noble cause."Let's Dine Out for Kidney Disease" fundraiser will take place at numerous top Maui restaurants on Tuesday during regular hours around the island."This would not be ...

Ocean Heroes Awards’ gala is black tie and board shorts

Surfrider Maui will present its first Ocean Heroes Awards at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Lumeria Maui resort in Makawao.Honorees are environmentalist Tamara Paltin, ocean athlete Archie Kalepa and business Trilogy Excursions. The special benefit evening will offer a garden-to-table reception, ...

Tiki Tiki Thai spices up The Wharf

Tiki Tiki Thai Cuisine has expanded to the Wharf Cinema Center in Lahaina. It also boasts a sister location in Kahului.After successfully opening their Kahului eatery early last year, mother Panompon "Pon" Jares and daughter Parichart Chahong decided to bring their Thai food back to the west ...

Na Hoku under the stars dinners at Napili Kai

Tiki Tiki Thai Cuisine has expanded to the Wharf Cinema Center in Lahaina. It also boasts a sister location in Kahului.After successfully opening their Kahului eatery early last year, mother Panompon "Pon" Jares and daughter Parichart Chahong decided to bring their Thai food back to the west ...

Maui Calls

Maui Calls is still more than three weeks away. But it's already starting to beckon to everyone who loves fine wines, gourmet cuisine, live music, dancing, bidding at auction and supporting a noble cause.Maui Arts & Cultural Center's signature gala fundraiser will sail into the Yokouchi ...

Dive into casual fun at Beach House Bar & Grill in Kahana

No shoes. No shirt. No probrem! Situated poolside and oceanfront at the Sands of Kahana resort, the Beach House Bar & Grill is casual fun at Maui's finest.You may come in dripping off the beach and fit right in with those in T-shirts, tank tops and bikinis."I sweep out like 1,000 pounds ...

Plantation House

Plantation House Kapalua is always jumping - from when golfers tee off with fun breakfasts and lunches both served all day to gourmet dinners and monthly wine or deejay events.Executive Chef Jojo Vasquez creates wine-pairing menus for a monthly series and specials are available on select ...

Cane & Canoe

Executive Chef David Viviano just got back from the Park City Food & Wine Festival in Utah, where he wowed the crowds with ahi poke tacos."At the Toast of Park City event, we went through, like, 800 tacos filled with ahi in two hours, making a taco every 10 seconds. The people loved ...

Maui coffees brew interest in state competition

Calling all coffee lovers. The eighth annual Hawaii Statewide Cupping Competition was recently held in Sacramento, Calif., and Maui rose like cream to the top, brewing winners."All the coffees entered in this year's competition showed significant improvement in quality with Maui coffees getting ...

Sea House

Location, location. Ah, yes, an oceanfront location. So many restaurants here purport to be right on the water, but a rare few can claim to be as close as the Sea House - just a rubber slipper toss away.Built in 1961 as part of Napili Kai Beach Resort, Sea House was originally named Tea House ...

Seascape Ma‘alaea

Maalaea has been in the news recently because of the wildfire that parched the hills and acres surrounding it and another fire at the shops.So it's nice to know there is a sea of calm, a cool oasis, with views overlooking only the harbor boat action and the deep-blue Pacific Ocean ...

Grgich Hills winemaker dinner at Ko

Tonight's the night for a winemaker dinner featuring Ivo Jeramaz of Grgich Hills vineyards of Napa Valley at Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea."Chambers & Chambers is proud to present Grgich Hills Winemaker Ivo Jeramaz on Maui for a wine-pairing dinner at 6:30 p.m. in Fairmont's signature ...

Fourth of July clambake at Sheraton

Dig into a delightful clambake on the Fourth of July at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali. Dine outdoors on the oceanfront Anuenue Lawn anytime from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday on rectangular share tables."We are delighted to bring a Maui-style clambake to the Sheraton Maui Resort ...

Burger Shack

What a burger! What a shack! Only The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua could step up such a beloved common American concept and make it so grand in taste and magnificent in scenery.In fact, The Burger Shack is the former Beach House. You still sit outdoors on the ocean overlooking famous Fleming's Beach ...

SIZZLIN’

Ruth's Chris Steak House has come a long way since its humble beginnings in New Orleans in 1965.Now it's the most successful fine dining franchise in the world with two locations on Maui - one in The Shops at Wailea and the other in the Outlets of Maui mall in historic Lahaina.Last week, I ...

Maui Film Festival at Wailea

Maui Film Festival in Wailea is officially in high gear with last night's opening party, the Taste of Summer, behind us and attendees craving more.In addition to the great opening night event at the Grand Wailea, film fest founder and co-director Barry Rivers will showcase three more culinary ...

Make Dad glad with manly meal

Maui's top resort hotels will make Dad glad this Father's Day Sunday with manly meals.Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Maui's "most Hawaiian" property, is making sure Dad is king this Father's Day with a Sunday Champagne Brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The brunch will offer many stations from a cold ...

Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

Want to schmooze famous winemakers such as Heidi Peterson Barrett of La Sirena?Meet a celeb chef such as Mark Tarbell, who will make fun Scooby snacks to munch at a champagne tasting?More than 40 top wine producers will be on hand today through Sunday to showcase their vintages at the 35th ...