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

35th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

The longest running food and wine event in the USA!

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.

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.

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.
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.
Jonathan Pasion

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.
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.
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.

The Art of Spring

On Maui this spring, five notable events will celebrate the Islands, their people and cultures.
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.
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...
Three's Bar and Grill

Special ʻAipono Awards for 2017 (VIDEOS)

Each year, ‘Aipono honors a few individuals and companies chosen by industry professionals.
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Kapalua Wine & Food Festival 2018

Come dressed in your best for Friday's White Party during The Grand Tasting! Enjoy premium wines at a walk-around tasting and evening under the stars on the oceanfront grounds of Montage Kapalua Bay.
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.
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.
neil young retrospective

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.
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.
Clifford Nae‘ole

Congratulations to Clifford Nae‘ole

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua's cultural advisor was recently recognized as an industry leader in perpetuating the Hawaiian culture.
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 The Cliff House

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

New Executive Chef at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes Chef Riko Bartolome, who will oversee all culinary experiences at Montage Kapalua Bay.

2018 Pūpū Contest

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

Discover & Dine

Spend the day at the Maui Ocean Center and take advantage of their recipe for the perfect Aquarium visit.

ʻAipono Wine Dinner at Hali’imaile General Store

James Maher of Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants showcases wines that will pair wonderfully with a special menu by Chef Mark McDowel of Hali’imaile General Store.