Featured Events & Community News

Check this page for Maui events & Maui community news & updates.

2018 ʻAipono Maui Restaurant Award Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2018 Maui Restaurant 'Aipono Awards.
kapalua wine festival

36th Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival June 8-11

A collaboration of Kapalua Resort partners creating a new spin on the longest running food and wine event in the USA. This celebration of epicurean excellence will convene the finest in food and wine...

Maui Restaurant Awards: ʻAipono 2018

Join us at the Fairmont Kea Lani to celebrate Maui’s culinary com (as voted by the readers of Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine) and support tomorrow’s stars: the students of the University of Hawai‘i-Maui College’s Culinary Arts Program.
raw cacao

First Maui Cacao Harvest

Get ready for Maui-grown and made on Maui chocolate!

2017 Maui Restaurant Awards

2017 Maui Restaurant Awards Gala will be Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa.
Three's Bar and Grill

Special ʻAipono Awards for 2017 (VIDEOS)

Each year, ‘Aipono honors a few individuals and companies chosen by industry professionals.
Italian dinner

Maui Contest: December

Enter to Win $100 to Taverna—winner of the 2017 Gold ʻAipono Restaurant Award for Best New Restaurant & Best Bar.

Vote for Your Favorite Maui Restaurants

It's that time again—time to vote for the best restaurants on Maui Hawaiʻi! The ʻAipono Awards voting booth is now open.
Aipono awards dinner

2016 ʻAipono Maui Restaurant Award Winners

The ʻAipono Restaurant Awards on Maui took on Sunday April 10, when Chef Mike Lofaro was named Maui Chef of the Year for 2016 and Monkeypod Kitchen was named Restaurant of the Year.
Kapalua wine festival

35th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

The longest running food and wine event in the USA!

Grow Your Food Product Business

Get training on: food safety, good manufacturing practices, industry trends, business planning, marketing, nutritional analysis, packaging, financing for food business, and export regulations.

Maui Halloween Photos 2017 Front Street

Maui Halloween Photos 2017: Front Street never disappoints on Halloween. This year's costumes were as wild and zany as ever.
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Feast Hawaiian Style at Hyatt Regency Maui

In celebration of Cooking Hawaiian Style's 100th episode, enjoy amazing dishes presented by chefs Gevin Utrillo and Jin Hosono of the resort’s award-winning restaurant, Japengo with mo’olelo (story) from TV show host Lanai Tabura.

‘Aipono Wine Dinner

Please join us for a unique culinary adventure in an alluring oceanfront setting in Kahana, West Maui. The next dinner in our ‘Aipono Wine Dinner Series features “Wines of the World.”
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.
eco friendly paper straws

Sheraton Maui Resort Switches to Paper Straws

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa leads as first Hawaii resort to eliminate plastic straws in favor of marine-friendly alternative.
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ʻAipono Wine Dinner at Japengo

Join us for a tasting that explores the full range of saké, from light and mineral to rich and powerful.

Aipono Dinner at Ka’ana Kitchen

Please join special guest Sommelier James Maher of Chambers and Chambers Wine Merchants as we explore the famous wine regions of Piedmont, Veneto, Tuscany and Sicily.

Q K C Magazine

Announcing the premiere issue of Q K C, the magazine of Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. The inaugural issue features fashion trends and dining, the queen’s legacy, popular throwback memories, community support and stories, along with an event calendar.
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XTERRA World Championships

The XTERRA World Championship in Maui is described as a tropical roller-coaster ride through pineapple fields and forests.
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Smoke Free Beaches in Maui

The Maui County Council passes bill creating tobacco-free parks and facilities, including beaches.

Wine Dinner at Kō

Come indulge your passion for food and wine at this lovely mingling of Oregon wines perfectly paired with Ko’s Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine.
2016 maui film festival

2016 Maui Film Festival

Check out movie trailers and get tickets for the 2016 Maui Film Festival — one of Maui's most beloved annual events.

Made in Maui County Festival

Shop Maui with over 140 booths offering locally made products, plus food trucks, product demonstrations, fashion show and prize drawings.

2018 Pūpū Contest

Calling all cooks! Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi is looking for outstanding pūpū (appetizer) recipes in two categories: culinary professional and amateur.
Matteo's wine dinner

Wine Dinner at Matteo’s Osteria

Come join us on a virtual wine tour of Italy’s Piedmont, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, and the Marche. Participating wineries Marchesi di Gresy, Inama, Vignalta, Cleto Chiarli, Casanova di Neri, Selvapiana and Garofoli will help us fashion this rare opportunity to explore fine wines from across Italy.
Montage Kapalua Bay Team with Artist

Pegge Hopper Art featured at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay celebrates local artist Pegge Hopper on July 22nd as she unveils a new exclusive work for the resort.

Chef Jojo Vasquez joins Maui Brewing Company in Kihei

Chef Jojo Vasquez's reputation as a purveyor of sustainable, artisanal cuisine caught the eye of Maui Brewing Company, and the newfound partnership offers him an exciting opportunity to bring that sensibility to Maui's blossoming bar scene.