Maui Coffee

Enjoy Maui Coffee Quick; what other US state, besides Hawaii, grows coffee?  No other state is the correct answer.  While visiting the Honua Kai and Maui you really need to buy a bag of Maui Coffee and enjoy a taste of the Hawaiian Islands.  Kona coffee is just fine too.  If you visit the Whalers […]

Best Local Food Restaurant

Best Maui Food Restaurant Sam Sato’s Tucked away in Wailuku Millyard, Sam Sato’s is a little gem with a long history on Maui. Founded in 1933, the first Sam Sato’s was at Camp 3 in Sprecklesville. Over the decades, it moved to Puunene, then Happy Valley—and since 1993 its latest incarnation has been at 1750 […]

Best Business Lunch Restaurant on Maui

Maui’s movers and shakers know the best place to take their important clients is Cafe O’Lei. The food is bursting with good tastes and the prices are reasonable — and Cafe O’Lei now offers four Maui locations from which to choose, including Wailuku, Kihei and now, Waiehu. The flagship is Cafe O’Lei at the Dunes […]

Duke’s Beach House

Maui finally can welcome the legend of Duke Kahanamoku to its dining scene at Duke’s Beach House Duke’s Beach House has taken the island of Maui by storm!  Every night of the year has every seat booked – it is that good.  If you want to eat dinner at Duke’s you need to call for […]

Discount Maui Luaus

Best Luaus on Maui at a DISCOUNT The first thing you should do is to set up and account with Tom Barefoot by clicking here – costs nothing to join. To learn more about Tom Barefoot Tours click here. Visiting Maui without taking in a luau should be illegal – you can’t spend all that […]

Best Wine List on Maui

Best Wine List Son’z at Swan Court For the third year in a row, Son’z at Swan Court has uncorked the “BestWine List onMaui.”What a beautiful setting in which to sip, say, a silky syrah. Located at the Hyatt RegencyMaui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali, Son’z has been described by Robin Leach as the “most […]

Hippy Gourmet on Maui with Renee Loux’s Beet Ravioli

www.hippygourmet.com Hippy Gourmet visits Maui, Hawaii and meets Renee Loux, gourmet raw chef! She shows us how to make a vegan, raw Beet Ravioli which is awesome! Plus a visit with Drew Castellini and his off-the-grid-house.

Best Pizza in Maui

Best Pizza on Maui? Flatbread Company One cook stirs organic fresh tomatoes in a cauldron hanging over a kiawe fire and then sweetens the soon-to-be sauce with maple syrup. Over the open fire next to it, another cook caramelizes organic onions in a humongous cast-iron skillet. Flatbread Company in Paia has a “purpose” to use […]

Best Restaurant Ambience in Maui

Ambience – it’s a nice thing to have! If you brought your tuxedo with you to Maui you will be sadly disappointed – nobody wears them here. Getting all dressed up on Maui is to put on an Aloha shirt! The ambience in Maui usually means surrounded by ocean vistas and tropical gardens.  A closed […]

Best New Restaurant on Maui

2010 – Best New Restaurant on Maui *** Update *** Of course the opening of Duke’s Beach House in December qualifies it as the Best New Restaurant on Maui. I’ve written extensively about Duke’s click here for more information.  Duke’s is fantastic and folks from around the world go out of their way to find […]