MauiTime Best of Maui BEST JAPANESE FOOD: Tokyo Tei #BOM2012

Photo by Patrice Neff/Wikimedia Commons Tokyo Tei on Lower Main in Wailuku is a bit like stepping through a door to Japan. The sizzling hot tempura, noodle dishes and ramen served in lacquer with chopsticks can whisk you there with a single taste. Every meal is served Japanese style, with miso soup, rice and hot […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST LOCAL CHEAP EATS: Blue Moon Cafe #BOM2012

Photo by Andrew Semansco/Wikimedia Commons Our readers have great eyes, because Blue Moon Cafe in Kihei was closed for a month recently (it was some financial thing that seems to have resolved itself). In any case, Blue Moon is once again open and offering some of the best meal deals in South Maui. Their breakfasts […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST FOOD BOOTH AT THE MAUI FAIR: Chow Fun #BOM2012

Photo by Stu Spivack/Wikimedia Commons   You can thank the Wailuku Hongwanji Mission for this one. And a lot more people than just our readers will brave the long lines at the fair’s Chow Fun booth just to get a water cooler cone-sized serving of these scrumptious noodles. Those in the know stock up since […]

Maalaea General Store’s Chef Kathy O’Malley’s Rancher’s Beef Chili Recipe @MaalaeaGeneral

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Photo Courtesy of Maalaea General Store. KATHY O’MALLEY Ma‘alaea General Store 808-242-8900   MY STORY… I have to use fresh organic greens. They’re good for everyone and they can taste great when prepared correctly. We use Waipoli Farms lettuces, Kula strawberries, Ono Farms for papayas and produce, and buy local and organic whenever possible. […]

Maui Tropical Plantation and Bruddah Willy’s Sticky Ribs Chef Will Bailey’s Lemon Caper Fresh Fish Recipe

WILL BAILEY Maui Tropical Plantation and Bruddah Willy’s Sticky Ribs 808-243-7427   MY STORY… When coming to the Maui Tropical Plantation, there’s three different ways and places to order food. First, from the banquets we do there which cover everything from locally influenced cuisines to more “Mainland” style of preparations–even Mexican, Italian, Asian and, […]

New Four Sisters Restaurant Open in Wailuku Maui on Vineyard

As I drove into work the other morning I saw tempting signs on the newly opened Four Sister’s Restaurant boasting $5 breakfast and lunch. Four Sister’s Kitchen used to be on the corner of Vineyard and Market, and before that they ran a fast and casual food spot in Lahaina at the same center as […]

This Saturday, Dec. 15: 2nd Annual Pie Bakeoff and Ornament Art Show at Wailuku Coffee Company

Still craving pie after Thanksgiving? Wailuku Coffee Company is hosting its second annual Pumpkin Pie Bake Off and Ornament art show. All are invited to bring their best in pie, a hand-crafted ornament or toy to donate, all benefiting the Friends of the Childrens Justice Center of Maui, Inc. Entrees for the pie bake off […]

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 […]

MauiTime Best of Maui BEST PUPUS: 100 Wines and Sea House Restaurant #BOM2012

100 Wines and Sea House Restaurant tied as the best places on the island to dig into some pupu. At the new 100 wines, their sharing menu got you all excited over the exotic European old world charm and the huge wine selection to go with their tartines, macadamia nut brie, and brussel sprouts pupus. […]

Fare Analysis: Ohana Karaoke Cafe and Grill Maui Restaurant Review


My sister gave me a call knowing my husband was out of town, on her way to Wailuku for her Orchid Society meeting. She wanted to go out to dinner. Of course I am always up for dinner, but I always have an alterior motive up for food. I wanted to explore. Was she up […]