Maui Stone Craft Beverages paves a new beer superhighway to Maui

Have you ever gone to your corner store on a craft beer run, only to find the selection a bit dreary? That’s about to change. Maui Brewing Company’s Garrett Marrero teamed up with San Diego’s Greg Koch of Stone Brewery to create a new distribution infrastructure just for craft enthusiasts. It’s called Maui Stone Craft […]

This Thursday, Jan. 23: Makena Beach and Golf Resort Liquid Chef Series: Ocean Vodka

Perfect your cocktail cognition at Makena Beach and Golf Resort’s January Liquid Chef Series. In collaboration with Southern Wine and Spirits and Ocean Vodka, the resort is inviting you to an evening with Master Mixologist Chandra Lucariello (pictured above) and Ocean Vodka owner Shay Smith. Chandra Lucariello will demonstrate four hand-crafted cocktails highlighting Ocean Vodka, […]

Pau Hana: Capische? Maui

Capische? has an epicurean culture that spills over into its happy hour scene. Chefs Brian Etheredge and Christopher Kulis have done an excellent job crafting nouveau cuisine using their garden (located just a few yards away), local proteins and lofty inspirations. It’s the same situation at the bar. The cocktails rely heavily on a refined […]

This Thursday, Jan. 2: Pineapple Grill’s Bar Special


Quench your thirst at Pineapple Grill this Thursday! The Westside eatery’s new bar special offers guests eight cocktails or martinis, eight wines (by the glass) and eight new pupu options for $8 each if you order them after 8pm. Bring a friend, enjoy live music and catch the latest show on large flat screen TVs. […]

Talking Lahaina Grill’s Fall Cocktails With Bartender Annabehl Sinclair

Autumn on Maui is almost non-existent: the leaves don’t change colors, there’s no real temperature drop and we don’t turn back the clock. But none of that stopped Lahaina Grill from rolling out a great fall cocktail menu. Lahaina Grill offers an elegant experience when supping in Lahaina, but my favorite spot in their lovely […]

Steel Horse Saloon’s Happy Hour and Interview with Lisa Gerstenberger

LISA GERSTENBERGER Steel Horse Saloon If I’m having a drink it’s a cold draft or a specialty martini. If you want whiskey, we have plenty of that. Our flavored vodkas are also popular. We always have a special of the day so you have to try that. Our Happy Hour is all day, everyday, and […]

Diamond’s Happy Hour and Interview with Randi Schnider

RANDI SCHNIDER Diamonds If I’m sitting here, I’m having a beer and Jager. We have been highest selling Jager bar for three years, but Fireball and vodka are popular, too. If you’re local and visiting for the first time, I will give you the specials and if you’re visiting I can make a mean tropical […]

Interview with Wendy Agustin of Hali’imaile General Store

WENDY AGUSTIN Hali‘imaile General Store Hali‘imaile General Store is a charming, old-style plantation  store in the middle of an Upcountry pineapple field that serves all fresh culinary cocktails with an award winning wine list and local beers. If I’m sitting at my bar, I’d be ordering the Tai Mai, our award winning Mai Tai and […]

Charley’s Restaurant and Saloon’s Happy Hour and Interview with Anne Holmes

ANNE HOLMES Charley’s Restaurant and Saloon Charley’s Bar is iconic. It’s a casual, comfortable, historical saloon in Paia Town. My two favorite cocktails are the Haiku Hippie, made with fresh cucumbers and Hendricks gin, and our chocolate martini is to die for! We carry a number of great whiskeys including Knob Creek and Bookers–we are […]

Duke’s Beach House’s Happy Hour & Interview with Justin Nuckle

JUSTIN NUCKLE Duke’s Beach House When I’m at the bar, I’m enjoying a local beer like Duke’s Blonde Ale. Most of our guests want the full Maui experience at Duke’s, which often includes a tropical drink or local beer to go with the spectacular view. Myers Dark Rum and Zaya Rum are the most popular […]