Honua Kai Resort & Spa Convention Facilities

Hold a Convention at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! OK, so the 2 900 sq ft meeting convention rooms would be nothing for Vegas but on Ka’anapali Beach they mean 50 folks can hold a convention in paradise – per room. It costs $500 to rent each room for an entire day and $250 […]

Best Maui Sushi Bar

Best Sushi Bar in Maui Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar Continuing on its year-after-year roll as “Best Sushi” restaurant on Maui, Sansei draws in the fun crowd at its two hot spots on the Valley Isle — the original one in Kapalua and another in Kihei. Its two other locations on Oahu and the […]

Duke’s – Maui

Duke’s Beach House at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! Walk to Duke’s – stay at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! Ka’anapali, located in the Honua Kai Resort & Spa, Duke’s Beach House offers stunning views out to the Pacific Ocean and of the islands of Lanai and Molokai.  From this distinctly Maui vantage […]

Best Overall Dining Out

Best Overall Dining Out *** Note *** Since publishing this 6 months ago, I must include Duke’s Beach House as a “Must Try” restaurant while on Maui.  Click here to read more about this 5-star restaurant ocean front at the 5-star Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Ka’anapali Beach Maui. 1st Place – Stella Blues […]

Maui’s Best Caterer

Best Caterer Dani’s Catering Throwing a party at the Honua Kai is as simple as picking up the phone and calling a caterer.  So before you call Pizza Hut and insult your guests with warmed over pizza call a professional caterer and make the party memorable! Nobody throws a party for locals better than Dani’s […]

Best Maui Luau

Old Lahaina Luau Mai-tai in hand, a sumptuous buffet awaiting, accompanied by gentle waves lapping the nearby shore in the “magic hour” of Maui twilight, visitors to the Old Lahaina Lu‘au quickly forget the jet plane they flew in on, and may feel like they’ve just stepped off a clipper ship or whaler. Why not? […]

Best Brunch/Buffet

Sunday Morning Brunch in Maui Every Sunday morning you will find my wife and I at the #1 place in Maui for a Sunday morning buffet.  This is a no-brainer since we normally get to Maui at 4 PM on a Saturday and Sunday morning has our internal clock off by 5 hours and we […]

Best Seafood Restaurant on Maui

Mama’s Fish House Glistening moi is caught off leeward Oahu, then wok-fried with Kula vegetables and topped with mango-lychee blackbean sauce. Deep-water ahi is hooked by Kamaki Everett outside his home port of Hana Bay, then peppercorn grilled with Hamakua mushroom-basil sauce and served with a side of sweet potato “mash.” Mama’s Fish House reigns […]

Best Maui Chef

Best Chef in Maui In the overall scheme of things the Chef of the restaurant is really what the restaurant is all about.  Now there are things like location, furnishings, staff, etc. but the Chef is THE key component of a great restaurant. Here are the winners for 2009: 1st Place – Beverly Gannon of […]

Best Dessert in Maui

It’s all about the dessert isn’t it! 1st Place – Roy’s of Kahana 2nd Place – Marco’s Grill & Deli 3rd Place – Stillwell’s Bakery & Cafe Most of the time we never order dessert – the main meal is so large that there is no room left in the tummy.  Well there are exceptions […]