Category Archives: Maui Restaurants

Maui Trip Report: August/September 2011

As I mentioned yesterday, we’re back from 11 days in Maui. This trip was our fifth to the Valley Isle and, still, we feel like we need to return for new experiences. I’ll be writing many more details about individual aspects of our trip. In the meantime, I wanted to provide you with a summary of what we liked and ... Read More »

Hawaii’s Tastiest Sweet Treats

WARNING: You may want to have a napkin nearby as we review these mouthwatering sweets. If you like sweets, you’ll find some onolicious ones in Hawaii! From easy to find to off the beaten path, here’s my list of Hawaii’s tastiest sweet treats: 1. Coco Puffs from Liliha Bakery in Honolulu, Oahu When I took my first bite of a ... Read More »

Honolulu Magazine’s 2011 Best Hawaii Restaurant Award Winners

Each year, HONOLULU Magazine recognizes Hawaii’s top restaurants through their prestigious Hale Aina Awards. The 2011 award winners have just been announced and will be featured in their January issue. In the meantime, here’s a snippet of the award winners by island. Best Oahu Restaurant Gold – Alan Wong’s Honolulu Silver – Le Bistro Bronze – Azure Top 5 – ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: May 12, 2010

* Maui fans take note! Tonight’s episode of ABC’s Modern Family goes to Maui. The episode will be set at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. See this link to get a little sneak peak of the Maui episode. In case you fall in love with the Four Seasons Maui as you watch the show, they’re have an offer ... Read More »

Maui Restaurant Review: Haliimaile General Store

When I first heard the restaurant name Haliimaile General Store, images of burgers and greasy spoon victuals popped to mind. Well, Haliimaile General Store serves much more refined food than that. Instead of simple dishes, we found fresh and inventive dishes like Sashimi Napoleon, Asian Duck Tostada, Kalua Pork Enchilada Pie, and Crispy Calamari Salad. Our taste buds were tickled ... Read More »

Maui Luau Review: Feast at Lele

The Feast at Lele offers a refined luau and a welcome departure from the buffet lines and large tables. At the Feast at Lele, guests sit at tables to fit their group size, so you aren’t sitting with strangers. If you are looking for a more romantic luau, I’d recommend the Feast at Lele because you and your sweetie sit ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News Roundup: September 21, 2009

There’s lot’s cooking today, so let’s dive right into the vacation news. * Maui News has issued their annual “Best of Maui 2009” list. Though the publication is separated out into multiple pdf files, it’s worth your time to review it, if you’re headed to Maui. In the publication, you’ll find the best restaurants in multiple categories, plus you’ll find ... Read More »

Dear Sansei, We miss you so much!

Would you please consider opening a restaurant near us? Love, Andy & Sheila One of our favorite restaurants in Hawaii is Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar. We first fell in love with Sansei on the Big Island and since then we’ve looked for any opportunity to return. I must admit, I’m still working on being a bit more brave ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News Roundup: August 12, 2009

Here’s a look at at the Hawaii vacation news that’s recently caught my eye: * Waikoloa Beach Marriott on Hawaii’s Big Island is offering a super deal of 50% off ocean view rooms. This $169 nightly rate is good for stays between now and December 24th, but you must book by August 21st.  This resort has been recently renovated and ... Read More »

Notes From Our Recent Maui Vacation

As most of you know, we recently took my parents to Maui for their first visit to Hawaii. I will be posting our itinerary with details in a future post, which I think will be an excellent first timer’s guide to Maui, but in the mean time I just wanted to share some notes from the visit. The Good Stuff ... Read More »

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