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Get your last finger lickin’ taste of the Colonel, KFC Lahaina Closes Sunday

By Roy Higson, some rights reserved

  Lahaina loses its fast food fried chicken standard, Kentucky Fried Chicken, after 30 years in its Lahaina Shopping Center location across the street from Longhi’s. They say the Colonel is still going strong despite the recent closure of three locations (Kihei, Pukalani and now Lahaina), and they plan to focus on their Kahului location. […]

This Friday, Dec. 28: Maui Forest Bird Recovery Benefit @MauiBrewingCo

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Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project invites you for a pint night at The Maui Brewing Company. If you needed a reason to get your pint on, why not drink for a cause? Half the proceeds from that night will go to saving Maui’s native birds. The Recovery Project is dedicated to the conservation and research […]

This Tuesday, Dec. 25: A Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa Christmas

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa invites all to savor the spirit of Christmas. The resort is offering great Christmas dinner options at Umalu and Japengo. At Umalu, enjoy live Hawaiian music and a lavish buffet centered around Hawaiian-influenced dishes. ($68 per adult, $28 per child). Japengo’s menu will showcase a “Pacific-Rim” cuisine incorporated with […]

Thanksgiving on Maui, where to go and what to eat 2012

    It’s time to pause for thanks over a feast fit for kings. If you’re not up for cooking a turkey, you’re in luck because there are plenty of places open and ready to make your Thanksgiving meal for you (and clean up afterwards!). Hard Rock Cafe will feed the homeless on Thanksgiving from […]

This Friday, Nov. 16: Beer Dinner with Yiga Miyashiro @MauiBrewingCo

This Friday Maui Brewing Company is presenting a Beer Dinner with Yiga Miyashiro, the head brewer of San Diego’s Pizza Port. Hailing from San Diego, Miyshiro has been in the industry less than a decade but has made splashes with his two-year-old brewpub. The 2011 Great American Beer Festival named his pub the best and […]

Fleetwood’s on Front Street Rocks Lahaina: New Maui Restaurant Review

I’m a total anglophile. I love all things British; from music to the monarchy, from gin to James Bond, my obsession and admiration is wide. So when I got word that music legend Mick Fleetwood was planning a three-level retail, club/entertainment venue/restaurant, I got giddy. That transformed into excitement when, in 2011, I met Mick […]

Tuesday, Nov. 13: DINE OUT for Hospice, Maui

Dine Out For Hospice Maui returns for its third year on Tuesday with a whopping 28 participating restaurants island-wide. Designed to be convenient for participants with locations in each region on Maui, all a person has to do is eat! Each restaurant will donate a portion of the day’s meal proceeds to Hospice Maui, which […]

Merriman’s Inaugural La Paulee Promises Wines that Dance on the Mouth

It turns out Oktoberfest and beer isn’t the only thing Europe has going for it in the fall. The French celebrate the grape harvest in Burgundy with La Paulée de Meursault. It started with a congenial lunch party but soon evolved into an international wine celebration. Merriman’s Kapalua Beverage Director Jeff Groh promises that once […]

Spanky’s Riptide’s Happy Hour and Interview with Allie Busby

  Allie Busby Spankys Riptide How did you get a job there? Recruited from Hard Rock What spirit do you like to work with the most? what is the last drink you made with it? Tequila – Margaritas Perhaps you are a wine and beer fan and distilled beverages dont float your boat, what is […]

Spanky’s Riptide’s Happy Hour and Interview with Danielle Palone

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Danielle Palone Spankys Riptide at 505 How did you get a job there? recruited from Lulus Lahaina What spirit do you like to work with the most? what is the last drink you made with it? tequila. Lilikoi Margarita with Corralejo If you could change one thing about the drinks business on Maui what would […]