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Kapalua wine festival

Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

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

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 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.
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.
Toni Rojas

Market Value

“Maui really is a melting pot and QKC events reflect that,” says Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center's Marketing Director Toni Rojas.

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!
Spago maui

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.
boy scout troop 40

Maui Boy Scouts Donate Toys to Needy Keiki

Maui Boy Scouts donate toys to needy keiki instead of exchanging gifts with one another.
Maui bookmobile

New Maui Bookmobile is State-of-the-art

The Holoholo Bookmobile will be based at Wailuku Public Library and has a capacity of 3,000 books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and periodicals.
Montage Kapalua Bay Resort

Win a trip to Kapalua, Maui (CLOSED)

Fly Alaska Airlines to Maui and enjoy three luxurious nights at Montage Kapalua Bay! Prize includes round-trip air travel for two, three nights in a one-bedroom residence, a spa treatment at Spa Montage Kapalua Bay, and dinner at Cane & Canoe restaurant.

Maui Food Innovation Center Wins $50,000 Grant

Maui Food Industry X-Celerator wins $50,000 grant from U.S. SBA and will be able to expand its classes to agribusinesses, chefs, and restaurateurs.
xterra in maui

XTERRA World Championships

The XTERRA World Championship in Maui is described as a tropical roller-coaster ride through pineapple fields and forests.
breaching whale maui

Whale Tales 2014

Get your fix of passionate scientists, marine explorers, stunning photography and engaging dialogue at the annual Maui Whale Tales event.

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.
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.

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.
soccerfest maui

Soccer FEST 14

Hundreds of Maui kids will participate in a soccer event to set a World Record for the Biggest Pick-up Soccer Game on Earth.
maui film festival trailers

Maui Film Festival Giveaway (CLOSED)

Enter to win 2 tickets to the Celestial Cinema and entry to the Film Fest VIP Soirée at Spago.
Maui gourmet food and wine

Wine Dinner at Kaʻana Kitchen

Andaz Maui Executive Chef Isaac Bancaco teams with Ka‘ana Kitchen Chef de Cuisine Ritchard Cariaga for a delicious culinary collaboration.
Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

Wine Dinner at Leis Family Class Act

Chef Tom Lelli and the students of Maui Culinary Academy are creating a Spanish feast in five courses to accompany this exploration of the wines of Spain.
Pulehu Maui restaurant

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.
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.
maui wine dinner

Wine Dinner at Fleetwood’s

Join us at our next ʻAipono wine dinner on Saturday, June 27.
Ku Mai Ka Hula

Hula Competition on Maui

Ku Mai Ka Hula is an international hula competition held in Maui on September 10-12, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
Chef Chris Kulis

Chef Chris Kulis Showcases Hawaiian Cuisine

Maui chef Chris Kulis was chosen among the world’s top culinary talent to showcase Hawaiian cuisine in Milan, Italy.
stem education benefit dinner 2016

Fun Annual Benefit for STEM Education

Now in its 10th year, MEDB’s annual fundraiser dinner will offer a fun, educational and inspiring program – along with a few surprises.
boy scout troop 40

Maui Boy Scouts Donate Toys to Needy Keiki

Maui Boy Scouts donate toys to needy keiki instead of exchanging gifts with one another.

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