2014 ʻAipono Maui Restaurant Award Winners

Restaurant of the Year
Lahaina Grill
Chef of the Year
Isaac Bancaco, Chef de Cuisine | Ka’ana Kitchen, Andaz Maui
Maui County Farm Bureau’s Friend of Agriculture
Eric Faivre, Executive Chef | Grand Wailea Resort & Spa
Excellence in Sustainability
Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Lifetime Achievement Award
Tylun Pang, Executive Chef | Fairmont Kea Lani

2014 ʻAipono Feature Stories

ʻAipono Wine Dinners

Spago beet salad

Spago Wine Dinner

Please join us for a wine tour through Italy and discover delicious selections from lesser-known producers, including Cherchi, Cieto Chiarli, Marchesi di Gresy, Sergio Mottura and Vignalta.

ʻAipono Archive

CATEGORY
GOLD
SILVER
RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR Lahaina Grill
127 Lahainaluna Rd., Lahaina
661-1234 • lahainagrill.com
Spago
Four Seasons Resort Maui
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • fourseasons.com
BEST NEW RESTAURANT Ka‘ana Kitchen
Andaz, 3550 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea
573-1234
maui.andaz.hyatt.com
Nuka
780 Haiku Rd, Haiku
575-2939 • nukamaui.com
BEST SERVICE Nick’s Fishmarket
Fairmont Kea Lani
4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
879-7224 • nicksfishmarketmaui.com
Spago
Four Seasons Resort Maui
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • fourseasons.com
BEST OCEANFRONT DINING Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
579-8488 • mamasfishhouse.com
TIE FOR SILVER
Mala Ocean Tavern
1307 Front St., Lahaina
667-9394
malaoceantavern.com
Merriman’s Kapalua
1 Bay Dr., Kapalua
669-6400
merrimanshawaii.com
MOST ROMANTIC Capische?
Hotel Wailea, 555 Kaukahi Rd., Wailea
879-2224 • capische.com
Sarento’s on the Beach
2980 South Kihei Road, Kihei
875-7555 • sarentosonthebeach.com
BEST SHORTS & SLIPPERS DINING Hula Grill
Whalers Village
2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
667-6636 • hulagrill.com
Aloha Mixed Plate
1285 Front St., Lahaina
661-3322 • alohamixedplate.com
MOST MAUI-EST Sea House Restaurant
Napili Kai Beach Resort
5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili
669-1500 • seahousemaui.com
Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
579-8488 • mamasfishhouse.com
MOST INNOVATIVE MENU Capische?
Hotel Wailea, 555 Kaukahi Rd., Wailea
879-2224 • capische.com
Amasia
Grand Wailea, 3850 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
891-3954 • wailearesortdining.com
BEST BREAKFAST The Gazebo
Napili Shores
5315 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili
669-5621
Longhi’s
888 Front St., Lahaina • 667-2288
The Shops at Wailea
3750 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
891-8883 • longhis.com
BEST BUSINESS LUNCH Pineapple Grill
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
669-9600 • pineapplekapalua.com
Bistro Casanova
33 Lono Ave., Kahului
873-3650 • bistrocasanova.com
BEST DINING DEAL Café O’Lei
2439 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei, 891-1368
62 N. Market St., Wailuku, 986-0044
200 Halewaiu Rd., Waiehu, 242-2770
1333 Maui Lani Pkwy., Kahului 877-0073
cafeoleirestaurants.com
Lahaina Fish Co.
831 Front St, Lahaina • 661-3472
lahainafishco.com
MOST FAMILY FRIENDLY Aloha Mixed Plate
1285 Front St., Lahaina • 661-3322
alohamixedplate.com
Cheeseburger in Paradise
811 Front St, Lahaina • 661-4855
cheeseburgerland.com
BEST RESTAURANT ON
AN ISLAND NEXT DOOR
The Lodge at Ko‘ele 
One Keomoku Hwy., Lāna‘i City • 565-4000
fourseaseasons.com/koele
Lāna’i City Grille
Hotel Lanai, 828 Lanai Ave., Lanai City
565-7211 • hotellanai.com
BEST ASIAN Star Noodle
286 Kupuohi St., Lahaina
667-5400 • starnoodle.com
Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
600 Office Rd., Kapalua, 669-6286
Kihei Town Center, 1881 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei
879-0004 • sanseihawaii.com
BEST BURGER Cool Cat Café
The Wharf Cinema Center
658 Front St., Lahaina
667-0908 • coolcatcafe.com
TIE FOR SILVER
Teddy’s Bigger Burgers
Lahaina Gateway Shopping Center
335 Keawe St., Lahaina
661-9111
teddysbiggerburgers.com
Cheeseburger in Paradise
811 Front St, Lahaina
661-4855
cheeseburgerland.com
BEST HAWAI‘I REGIONAL
Fairmont Kea Lani Resort
4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
875-2210 • korestaurant.com
Hali‘imaile General Store
900 Hali‘imaile Rd., Hali‘imaile • 572-2666
bevgannonrestaurants.com/haliimaile
BEST ITALIAN
TIE FOR GOLD
Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante
3900 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea • 874-8000
fourseasons.com
Pūlehu, an Italian Grill
Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas
6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali
667-3200
pulehurestaurantmaui.com
Basil Tomatoes Italian Grille
2780 Kekaa Drive, Lahaina
808-662-3210
BEST LUAU Old Lahaina Luau
1251 Front St., Lahaina
667-1998 • oldlahainaluau.com
TIE FOR SILVER
Drums of the Pacific
Hyatt Regency Maui
200 Nohea Kai Dr., Ka‘anapali
661-1234
maui.hyatt.com
The Feast at Lele
505 Front St., Lahaina
667-5353
feastatlele.com
BEST MEXICAN Las Piñatas of Maui
395 Dairy Rd., Kahului
877-8707 • pinatasmaui.com
Polli’s Mexican Restaurant
1202 Makawao Ave, Makawao
572-7808
pollismexicanrestaurant.com
BEST PACIFIC RIM Pacific’O
505 Front St., Lahaina
667-4341 • pacificomaui.com
Roy’s 
Ka‘anapali Gold Club,
Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
669-6999 • roysrestaurant.com
BEST PIZZA Flatbread Company
89 Hana Hwy., Pa‘ia
579-8989 • flatbreadcompany.com
Dollies Pub & Café
4310 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina
669-0266 • dolliespizzakahana.com
BEST PLATE LUNCH Aloha Mixed Plate
1285 Front St., Lahaina • 661-3322
alohamixedplate.com
Da Kitchen
Triangle Square, 425 Koloa St., Kahului
871-7782
Rainbow Mall, 2439 S. Kīhei Rd., Kihei
875-7782 • da-kitchen.com
BEST SEAFOOD Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
579-8488 • mamasfishhouse.com
Honu
1295 Front St, Lahaina
667-9390 • honumaui.com
BEST STEAK Duo
Four Seasons Resort Maui
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • fourseasons.com/maui/dining
Nick’s Fishmarket
Fairmont Kea Lani
4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
879-7224 • nicksfishmarketmaui.com
BEST SUSHI Japengo Pacific Rim Restaurant & Sushi Lounge
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
200 Nohea Kai Drive, Ka‘anapali
661-1234 • maui.hyatt.com
Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
600 Office Rd., Kapalua, 669-6286
Kihei Town Center, 1881 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei,
879-0004 • sanseihawaii.com
BEST HEALTHY CHOICES Choice Health Bar
1087 Limahana Pl., Lahaina
661-3322 • choicemaui

Fairmont Kea Lani Resort
4100 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
875-2210 • korestaurant.com
BEST DESSERT
TIE FOR GOLD
Mama’s Fish House
799 Poho Pl., Ku‘au
579-8488
mamasfishhouse.com
Roy’s 
Ka‘anapali Gold Club,
Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
669-6999
roysrestaurant.com
Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop
820 Olowalu Village Rd., Olowalu
662-3600 • leodas.com
BEST NOODLES Star Noodle
286 Kupuohi St., Lahaina
667-5400 • starnoodle.com
Sam Sato’s
1750 Wili Pa Loop, Wailuku
244-7124
BEST BAR Sea House Restaurant
Napili Kai Beach Resort
5900 Lower Honoapi‘ilani Rd., Napili
669-1500 • seahousemaui.com
Pineapple Grill
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
669-9600 • pineapplekapalua.com
BEST COCKTAILS Fleetwood’s on Front St.
744 Front St, Lahaina • 669-6425
fleetwoodsonfrontst.com
Monkeypod Kitchen
10 Wailea Gateway Pl.
891-2322 • monkeypodkitchen.com
BEST LOBBY LOUNGE Alaloa Lounge, Ritz-Carlton
1 Ritz-Carlton Dr., Kapalua
669-6200 • ritzcarlton.com/kapalua
Four Seasons’ Lobby Lounge
3900 Wailea Alanui, Wailea
874-8000 • fourseasons.com
BEST WINE LIST Pineapple Grill
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
669-9600 • pineapplekapalua.com
Pūlehu, an Italian Grill
Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas
6 Kai Ala Dr., Ka‘anapali
667-3200 • pulehurestaurant.com
BEST PAU HANA Fleetwood’s on Front St.
744 Front St, Lahaina • 669-6425
fleetwoodsonfrontst.com
TIE FOR SILVER
Hula Grill
Whalers Village
2435 Ka‘anapali Pkwy.
667-6636 • hulagrill.com
Monkeypod Kitchen
10 Wailea Gateway Pl.
891-2322 monkeypodkitchen.com

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