Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi Magazine and Old Lāhainā Lūʻau present
THE 19TH ANNUAL ʻAIPONO RESTAURANT AWARDS
A Benefit for Maui Food Bank and UH Maui College Culinary Arts Program

Please join us
Saturday, August 20
at Old Lāhainā Lū‘au
as we honor the Best of Maui Dining!

1251 Front St., Lāhainā
Free parking on site or at the Lahaina Cannery Mall
5:30 p.m. wine, cocktails & pūpū
7 p.m. dinner & awards ceremony

Reserve Tickets by August 5
Individual: $250
Table of 8: $2,000
VIP Table of 10: $3,800
VIPs receive front-row seating, premium wine service, a mahalo in our program and onscreen, your logo on the table and a makana (gift bag) at each seat.

Hooray! It’s time again to watch your favorite culinary stars get their awards when we honor Maui’s best restaurants — as voted by our readers — as we celebrate 19 years of culinary excellence on Maui. Indulge in innovative pūpū, a multicourse banquet, fine wines poured by Chambers & Chambers and entertainment by Old Lāhainā Lūʻau. Bring your culinary ʻohana to enjoy all the fun at the 2022 ʻAipono Restaurant Awards! This year’s celebration will take place on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at Old Lāhainā Lūʻau. Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.

Food & Beverage throughout the Evening Sponsored by 

  • Old Lahaina Luʻau
  • Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants
  • Haliimaile Distilling Company
  • Maui Brewing Company

Formal Dinner & Awards Program

  • Superb multicourse menu
  • Exquisite wine pairings by Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants

Dress Code

Hawaiian-inspired attire & lei are encouraged 🌺

A Benefit the Maui Food Bank: Bring canned goods or shelf-safe food items to the event and leave them with representatives at check-in. The restaurant with the most items donated wins a special prize!

Win Door Prizes: Get party favors during reception and receive extra door prize tickets. All proceeds benefit the Maui Food Bank. Bring cash!

Title Sponsor: Alaska Airlines

Presenting Sponsors: Pasha Hawaii and Saunders Family Foundation
Contributing Sponsors: Chambers and Chambers Wine Merchants, Haliimaile Distilling Company and Maui Brewing Company

SPECIAL ‘AIPONO HONOREES ICON: Doris “Mama” Christenson LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Peter Merriman EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABILITY: Kuʻia Estate Chocolate MAUI COUNTY FARM BUREAU’S FRIEND OF AGRICULTURE: Chef Greg Gifford, Duke’s Beach House, Maui MOST SUSTAINABLE RESTAURANT: Moku Roots

  • Due to the pandemic, the 2020 ‘Aipono Awards were held virtually. Visit mauimagazine.net/aipono/aipono2020 for a list of our 2020 winners.
  • Those who won an ‘Aipono in 2020 are able to order a plaque ($150). Call 808.242.8331
  • Unclaimed 2022 award plaques will be available for purchase after August 20.

SATURDAY AUGUST 20

Reception 5:30pm
Awards Ceremony & Dinner 7pm

Contact

‘Aipono Information & Reservations:
Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine
Call: 808-242-8331 
Email: Kao@MauiMagazine.net

Location

Old Lāhainā Lūʻau
1251 Front St
Lāhainā, HI 96761
(808) 667-1998

The ‘Aipono Restaurant Awards:
Now in their 19th year, the ‘Aipono Restaurant Awards are the first high-profile dining awards devoted entirely to Maui. They are awards of honor & distinction determined by our readers — the residents and regular visitors of Maui. The prestigious Chef of the Year title is decided by peer review—voted on exclusively by Maui chefs.

The annual ‘Aipono Restaurant Awards proudly serves Maui’s restaurant and hospitality professionals with a celebratory evening they can call their own. Restaurant owners are encouraged to bring their managers, chefs, and staff to participate in the festivities. The awards presentation is a benefit for the Maui Food Bank and UH Maui College’s Culinary Arts Program. Ticket sales generate vital, unencumbered funds for the food bank and scholarship money for the school.