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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.

Wine Dinner at Longhi’s

Join us for a unique culinary adventure as we explore Spanish wines from the classic regions of Rioja, Navarra, Toro, Calatayud, Cava/Penedés, Montsant, Rias Baixas, Valdeorras and Rueda.
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Wine Dinner at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

Join us on a tour through the wines of Dashe Cellars, a family-owned artisan winery in California founded by a husband-and-wife winemaking team.
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Wine Dinner at Son’z Steakhouse

Compare and contrast the deliciously different wines of Grgich Hills Estate, Liquid Farm, Talley Vineyards, Failla Wines, ZD Wines, Lail Vineyards and Dolce. Advanced Sommelier Charles Fredy promises a selection that will make this a night to remember!

Wine Dinner at Sale Pepe

Who better than a native Italian, Chef Michele Di Bari, to create a pairing menu that features classic recipes of the region? Di Bari acquired his passion for food in his mother's kitchen, and believes that home-style cooking is the only true standard of authentic Italian cuisine.
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Wine Dinner at Nick’s Fishmarket

The next ʻAipono wine dinner will be hosted by Nick's Fishmarket and the theme for the evening will be Paul Hobbs wines.
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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.

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.

2017 Maui Film Festival

Maui Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday, June 21, with five days and nights of stimulating films, chic parties and celebrity appearances. Don't miss the great parties!

The Art of Spring

On Maui this spring, five notable events will celebrate the Islands, their people and cultures.

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.
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Maui Contest: December

Enter to Win $100 to Taverna—winner of the 2017 Gold ʻAipono Restaurant Award for Best New Restaurant & Best Bar.
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35th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

The longest running food and wine event in the USA!
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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.

‘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.”

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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Market Value

“Maui really is a melting pot and QKC events reflect that,” says Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center's Marketing Director Toni Rojas.
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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.
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Special ʻAipono Awards for 2017 (VIDEOS)

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

Wine Dinner at The Cliff House

Join us for a rare opportunity to savor distinctive artisan wines from Kistler Vineyards, presented by Master of Wine Geoff Labitzke.
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Maui Contest: November

Enter to Win $100 to Fleetwood's on Front Street in Lāhainā.

Wine Dinner at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

Chef Tom Lelli and the students of Maui Culinary Academy are creating a feast in five courses beginning with light hors d’oeuvres passed, followed by an elegant dinner paired with exceptional wines.

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.
Mill House Wine Dinner

Wine Dinner at The Mill House

Join us as we explore a distinctive selection of artisan wines created by producers working with small, single-vineyard locations. These vineyards yield wines that are complex, concentrated, flavorful and in harmony with the terroir in which they were grown.

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.
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Wine Dinner at Pulehu

Join us as we explore wine regions of the Old World and New. Alvin Savella, chef de cuisine at Pulehu, an Italian Grill, will create a special pairing menu for the evening.
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Wine Dinner at Spago

Advanced Sommelier Charles Fredy presents wines from the Jorge Ordoñez portfolio, paired with a special menu by Executive Chef Cameron Lewark.

2018 Pūpū Contest

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