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Kapalua wine festival

35th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

The longest running food and wine event in the USA!

Shop Local Event

On the 27th, from 4-7 p.m., Hue will debut a collection of products by featured artists. They will also have a storewide sale, and sips and apps. HUE 210 Alamaha Street, Kahului, HI 96732 808-873-6910 Visit website -...
Andaz Maui Resort

Win a Trip for Two to Maui!

Enter to win a Maui vacation at Andaz Maui at Wailea, plus dinner at Kaʻana Kitchen and a spa treatment at Āwili Spa and Salon.

Vote for Your Favorite Maui Restaurants

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

Let’s go Brunching!

Have you tried the award-winning Sunday Champagne Brunch at Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel? Sunday Champagne Brunch is served from 9am-1pm and features live Hawaiian entertainment.
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.

2017 Maui Restaurant Awards

2017 Maui Restaurant Awards Gala will be Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa.

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.
whale tales 2019

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.
Taverna Restaurant Maui

‘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.
Wailea resort sale

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,...
Three's Bar and Grill

Special ʻAipono Awards for 2017 (VIDEOS)

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

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.

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.
Maui gourmet food and wine

Wine Dinner at Kaʻana Kitchen

Andaz Maui Executive Chef Isaac Bancaco teams with Ka‘ana Kitchen Chef de Cuisine Ritchard Cariaga for a delicious culinary collaboration.
Jonathan Pasion

ʻAipono Wine Dinner @ Kaʻana Kitchen Nov. 30

Please join us for an Aipono Wine Dinner at Kaʻana Kitchen in Wailea.
Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

Wine Dinner at Leis Family Class Act

Chef Tom Lelli and the students of Maui Culinary Academy are creating a Spanish feast in five courses to accompany this exploration of the wines of Spain.
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.
raw cacao

First Maui Cacao Harvest

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

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.
baby nene geese

A Song For the Nēnē

A winning poem by Judy Edwards.
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.
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.
Spago maui

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.
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...

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!

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 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.