Featured Events & Community News

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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!
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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!
Kapalua wine festival

35th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

The longest running food and wine event in the USA!

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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ʻAipono Wine Dinner at The Ritz-Carlton

Join us as we pair Turley wines with Chef Alvin Savella's innovative dishes that highlight local & garden ingredients.
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.
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.
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

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.

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.
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.
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.
Nicks Fishmarket restaurant

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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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.
Three's Bar and Grill

Special ʻAipono Awards for 2017 (VIDEOS)

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

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.
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.
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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.
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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.

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.
raw cacao

First Maui Cacao Harvest

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

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.
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.
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.
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Neil Young Retrospective at Morrison Hotel Gallery

Morrison Hotel Gallery salutes the enduring legacy of Neil Young with career photographic retrospective, Long May You Run, featuring photographers Julie Gardner, Joel Bernstein, Danny Clinch and Henry Diltz.
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Maui Best Beaches Contest (CLOSED)

In the July-August issue of Maui No Ka ‘Oi, we share some of our favorite Maui County beaches. We’d like to know your top picks for the perfect family beach day.

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.