Duke’s Restaurant Update

Holiday Cheer! Duke’s of Maui Restaurant is Now Open! January marks the official opening of the “Resort” at Honua Kai – both towers open, all 3 swimming pools open, lazy river open, and our own 5-star, world class, restaurant open – Duke’s of Maui. This is fantastic news – our very own 5-star restaurant ocean […]

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 Breakfast in Maui

Maui’s Best Breakfast We live in St. Louis and when we fly to Maui the time change can be 5 hours – so 7 am Maui time is really noon in St. Louis; breakfast takes on a whole new meaning to us.  There are many places open for breakfast on Maui and most of them […]

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 […]

Where do Maui Locals Eat?

Eat Cheap – Eat Great Maui Food! You can’t eat at 5-star restaurants all the time – and there’s no way in hell you’re bringing the family to a Mickey-D’s on Maui – what to do?  I can tell you that the true feeling of Maui are in the people that live here year long; […]

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 […]

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 […]