Best Cultural Program

Maui Culture – You Can’t Get Enough Maui Arts & Cultural Center Don’t be a carpetbagger and visit Maui without learning something about Hawaiian and Maui culture – lucky for you there are many places to pickup some culture while staying on Maui.  Try to imagine life on Maui without the Maui Arts & Cultural […]

Snorkeling on Maui

Here’s what snorkeling on Maui’s Napili and Kapalua Bays looks like. The coral reef, right in front of the Honua Kai, looks just the same!

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 […]

Whalers Village

Whalers Village Mall Whalers Village is a “must see” while on the northern half of Maui.  This fantastic mall offers all kinds of restaurants, shops, designer boutiques, art gallerias, fashion stores, museums and activities.  Whalers Village is right on the Ka’anapali Beach and you can swim in the Pacific Ocean and have lunch or dinner […]

Aina Gourmet Market

Fantastic Market in the Honua Kai! 808-662-2832 Hours of Operation 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM The tacky little store found in most resorts, the ones that sell a pack of gum for $5, just doesn’t exist at the Honua Kai – of course we have a 5-star store/market/cafe to go along with a 5-star resort.

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 […]

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.

Duke’s – Maui

Duke’s Beach House at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! Walk to Duke’s – stay at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! Duke’s Beach House Website (808) 662-2900 Make a Reservation by Clicking Here! (Reservations are highly recommended – make them weeks ahead of time for holidays) (There are 600 villas at the Honua Kai […]

Best Women’s Boutique

Mahina When it comes to fashion, women want it all. It has to be stylish, comfortable and above all, affordable. Here on Maui, Mahina is the answer to every fashionista’s prayers. With three locations across the island, Paia, Kihei and Lahaina, this fun boutique is tops on Maui News readers’ best-dressed list. Owners Joe Wilmot […]

Best Coffee House in Maui

Best Coffee in Maui? Quick – name the ONLY state of the United States that grows and produces coffee?  Hawaii of course.  When we visit Maui we drink Maui/Hawaiian coffee.  So which coffee-houses on Maui are the best?  Here’s the winners: 1st Place – Aina at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa 2nd Place – […]