Featured Events & Community News

Check this page for Maui events & Maui community news & updates.

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Whale Tales 2019

Learn about whales and dolphins from top scientists and conservationists, and experience stunning visuals from world-renowned photographers and videographers at the 13th Annual Whale Tales this weekend.
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Assistance Dogs of Hawaii Benefit

Join emcees Kim Gennaula & Guy Hagi for a night of fun benefitting Assistance Dogs of Hawaii.

Venture Out on the Ocean with a Waʻa (canoe)

Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel is now offering an exciting new ocean adventure. Put your muscles to the test, paddling out to Puʻu Kekaʻa and beyond while learning about Maui and its shoreline from an authentic Hawaiian perspective.
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‘Aipono Wine Dinner at Taverna

Treat yourself to la dolce vita with Chef Ces Jocson of Taverna as she creates a four-course feast highlighting dishes from some of Italy’s most famous food regions.
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Win a Trip to Maui Contest

Fly Alaska Airlines to Maui and enjoy three luxurious nights at Fairmont Kea Lani! CONTEST IS CLOSED. Contest runs January 1–February 28, 2019. Winner will be notified on March 6, 2019. Prize includes round-trip air travel for two,...

John Cruz Joins Whale Trust Research Team to Present Songs of the Pacific

In partnership with Sugar Beach Events and the Kihei Canoe Club, Whale Trust will host Songs of the Pacific, a benefit celebrating the enchanting humpback whale song that captured our hearts and helped save a species.

Maui Tastemakers Dinner @ Japengo Dec. 8

Enjoy the flavors of the Pacific Rim alongside four different handcrafted, locally made spirits when The Maui Tastemakers Dinner series returns to Japengo.
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ʻAipono Wine Dinner @ Kaʻana Kitchen Nov. 30

Please join us for an Aipono Wine Dinner at Kaʻana Kitchen in Wailea.
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Maui Food Truck Directory

Hungry? Check out these Maui food trucks located around the island.

Vote for Your Favorite Maui Restaurants

Vote for the best restaurants on Maui. The ʻAipono Awards voting booth is now open.

5th Annual Made in Maui County Festival

Start early on holiday shopping while supporting our islands’ entrepreneurs.
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Escape to Paradise

Escape to paradise – with 30% savings! 

Win Passes to Made in Maui County Festival

Enter our to win two passes to the Made in Maui County Festival.

BEETHOVENFEST

Maui Chamber Orchestra presents a powerful all-Beethoven program featuring guest pianist Jacopo Giacopuzzi, of Verona, Italy and Santa Barbara, California.

Perfect Pairings – Benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui

Don't miss Perfect Pairings Maui, at the award-winning restaurant, Mauka Makai, for a benefit festival-style event in support of the match and mentorship programs of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui. September 29 from 6-9...

Maui Summer Beach Contest

Enter our sizzling summer contest. You could win a beachy prize package worth over $600.
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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.

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.
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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.

Grow Your Food Product Business

Get training on: food safety, good manufacturing practices, industry trends, business planning, marketing, nutritional analysis, packaging, financing for food business, and export regulations.
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First Maui Cacao Harvest

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

2018 ʻAipono Maui Restaurant Award Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2018 Maui Restaurant 'Aipono Awards.
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Feast Hawaiian Style at Hyatt Regency Maui

In celebration of Cooking Hawaiian Style's 100th episode, enjoy amazing dishes presented by chefs Gevin Utrillo and Jin Hosono of the resort’s award-winning restaurant, Japengo with mo’olelo (story) from TV show host Lanai Tabura.

2018 Pūpū Contest

Calling all cooks! Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi is looking for outstanding pūpū (appetizer) recipes in two categories: culinary professional and amateur.
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ʻAipono Wine Dinner at Japengo

Join us for a tasting that explores the full range of saké, from light and mineral to rich and powerful.

The Art of Spring

On Maui this spring, five notable events will celebrate the Islands, their people and cultures.

‘Aipono Wine Dinner

Please join us for a unique culinary adventure in an alluring oceanfront setting in Kahana, West Maui. The next dinner in our ‘Aipono Wine Dinner Series features “Wines of the World.”

Maui Events & News

William S. Merwin’s Legacy

Poet Laureate William S. Merwin passed away on the morning of March 15, 2019, leaving the world a legacy of literary works, both poetry and translation.

Maui Day Trips

Time Travel: Lahaina History Tour

Take a historical tour through Lahaina in our series on Maui Day Trips.