Featured Events & Community News

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

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.
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Wine Dinner at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

Join us on a tour through the wines of Dashe Cellars, a family-owned artisan winery in California founded by a husband-and-wife winemaking team.
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Maui Contest: December

Enter to Win $100 to Taverna—winner of the 2017 Gold ʻAipono Restaurant Award for Best New Restaurant & Best Bar.

The Art of Spring

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

Vote for Your Favorite Maui Restaurants

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

A winning poem by Judy Edwards.
Hyatt Grand Wailea Maui resort swimming pool

Maui Vacation Getaway Contest (CLOSED)

Enter to win a Maui mini vacation at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in Kaʻanapali, plus dinner, a submarine tour, and a $250 gift certificate from Maui Divers Jewelry.
Three's Bar and Grill

Special ʻAipono Awards for 2017 (VIDEOS)

Each year, ‘Aipono honors a few individuals and companies chosen by industry professionals.
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.
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Maui Best Beaches Contest (CLOSED)

In the July-August issue of Maui No Ka ‘Oi, we share some of our favorite Maui County beaches. We’d like to know your top picks for the perfect family beach day.

Wine Dinner at Kō

Come indulge your passion for food and wine at this lovely mingling of Oregon wines perfectly paired with Ko’s Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine.
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Wine Dinner at Fleetwood’s

Join us at our next ʻAipono wine dinner on Saturday, June 27.
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Sheraton Maui Resort Switches to Paper Straws

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa leads as first Hawaii resort to eliminate plastic straws in favor of marine-friendly alternative.
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.
Jonathan Pasion

ʻAipono Wine Dinner @ Kaʻana Kitchen Nov. 30

Please join us for an Aipono Wine Dinner at Kaʻana Kitchen in Wailea.
Taste of School Gardens 2016

Taste of School Gardens

This fourth annual event features Maui's premiere chefs coming together to support school gardens and inspire our future farmers, chefs, teachers, scientists, and community leaders.

2018 ʻAipono Maui Restaurant Award Winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2018 Maui Restaurant 'Aipono Awards.
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.

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 -...
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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.
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Maui Boy Scouts Donate Toys to Needy Keiki

Maui Boy Scouts donate toys to needy keiki instead of exchanging gifts with one another.
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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.

2018 Pūpū Contest

Calling all cooks! Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi is looking for outstanding pūpū (appetizer) recipes in two categories: culinary professional and amateur.
Hokulani Holt-Padilla

Native Hawaiian Community Educator Award

Hokulani Holt-Padilla honored as Native Hawaiian community educator of the year.

5th Annual Made in Maui County Festival

Start early on holiday shopping while supporting our islands’ entrepreneurs.
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Camp Imua Goes Green with Zero Waste Plan

Camp Imua is week-long recreational camp that provides children with disabilities and special needs an opportunity to experience camp with the help of supportive volunteer caregivers. This year, Camp Imua will partner with the Maui Huliau Foundation for a zero waste event.
Cristina Lucio

Dance Maui Premieres

Maui's first annual dance festival, held on October 17, features eleven Maui dance companies and special guests.

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.