Cafe Cafe and Motoroshi Maui, A healthy cafe off Front Street in Lahaina Maui

All photos courtesy of Sean Hower Al fresco cafes with Vespa rentals can’t help but evoke a European flair, and Cafe Cafe in Lahaina is no exception. Sitting in their chairs on Lahainaluna, perusing the coffee menu and considering croissants will transport you to Rome or Paris. Owner Pavel Hladis and his brother, Klika, grew up in the […]

This Thursday, May 15: @MauiBrewCo. Beer Dinner

As a precursor to the largest beer festival on the island, Maui Brewing Co. invites you for an intimate beer dinner this Thursday. The evening will feature locally sourced ingredients like sashimi with Kula cauliflower gazpacho, Kula corn, Maui Cattle Co. beef, Napili sweet potato, Maui onion mashed potatoes and more. Finale your meal with Big […]

Chef Philippe Chin’s Sugar Cane Maui’s Tapas Menu and Happy Hour Lahaina Maui

Tapas is a fairly new term in Hawaii, but it’s quite popular in Mainland dining. It’s a lot like pupus but the culture of the cuisine is a bit different. While pupus means appetizer or a starter, meaning you follow up with an entree, tapas are just a feast of small plates or “snacks.” Tapas […]

This Monday, May 5: Cinco de Mayo at Sangrita Grill

Ka’anapali’s new Sangrita Grill + Cantina invites you to celebrate Cinco De Mayo this Monday. Guests will enjoy live Flamenco music and special dishes. They can also quench their thirst with happy hour cantina prices–and the island’s largest selection of artisanal tequila and mezcal. The evening will benefit Lahainaluna High School’s Agricultural Program. 3pm-10pm. Sangrita […]

This Thursday, April 17: Beer School @MauiBrewCo.

Explore the world of lager with Maui Brewing Company this Thursday. Enroll in MauiBrew Co.’s Beer School where tasting beer is a part of the curriculum. Students will be briefed on the history, geographic locations and distinct differences between ales and lagers. Designed to foster a community excited about craft beer, this new series is […]

This Saturday, April 12: Empty Bowl Project at Star Noodle

Empty Bowl Project, Star Noodle and Maui Organization for the Ceramic Arts are reuniting for the third annual Empty Bowl Project. The nationwide effort will take place on Maui on Saturday in hopes of helping to end world hunger. Special chef guests Lyndon Honda, Jojo Vasquez and Anton from Pacific’o will throw pottery on stage. A […]

This Sunday, Mar. 2: Girls Day Brunch


Girls Day, which has long been celebrated in Japan, honors the special girls in your life. Treat your special girls with Ka’anapali Beach Hotel’s Brunch. View the Hinamatsuri dolls, enjoy a menu of traditional and local favorites and participate in cultural activities such as Japanese Odori dancing by Maui Minyo Kai. Adults/ $39.95, Kodomo (children) […]

This Friday, Feb. 28: Monk Seal Foundation Benefit @MauiBrewCo.


Maui Brewing Company and the Monk Seal Foundation are joining forces for a brew benefit this Friday. Polish off your week with a pint or two of MBC’s locally made brews and half of the sales of house beer will benefit the foundation and their efforts. Unique to the Hawaiian islands, the Hawaiian monk seal […]

The Bright and Crafty Cuisine of Chef Jojo Vasquez of The Plantation House Restaurant Maui

Executive Chef Jojo Vasquez My introduction to Chef Jojo Vasquez happened in October, at the Master P-noy Chef competition in the Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival at the Maui Mall. Vasquez was taking his passion for locally sourced and inspired dishes up against defending champion Chef Joey Macadangdang. Vasquez’s dish incorporated a seafood broth with paria […]

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. […]