Featured Events & Community News

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

The Art of Spring

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

Wine Dinner at The Mill House

Join us as we explore a distinctive selection of artisan wines created by producers working with small, single-vineyard locations. These vineyards yield wines that are complex, concentrated, flavorful and in harmony with the terroir in which they were grown.
alvin savilla tako

ʻAipono Wine Dinner at The Ritz-Carlton

Join us as we pair Turley wines with Chef Alvin Savella's innovative dishes that highlight local & garden ingredients.

2017 Maui Restaurant Awards

2017 Maui Restaurant Awards Gala will be Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa.
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.
2016 maui film festival

2016 Maui Film Festival

Check out movie trailers and get tickets for the 2016 Maui Film Festival — one of Maui's most beloved annual events.
Roasted Chiles Maui Dining Contest

Maui Contest: October

Enter to Win $50 to Roasted Chiles in Kīhei.
Jonathan Pasion

ʻAipono Wine Dinner @ Kaʻana Kitchen Nov. 30

Please join us for an Aipono Wine Dinner at Kaʻana Kitchen in Wailea.
raw cacao

First Maui Cacao Harvest

Get ready for Maui-grown and made on Maui chocolate!
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.
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.
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.
Maui Chef Riko Bartolome

New Executive Chef at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes Chef Riko Bartolome, who will oversee all culinary experiences at Montage Kapalua Bay.

Win Free Passes to Taste of School Gardens at Maui Tropical Plantation!

Enter to win 2 Passes to Taste of School Gardens in support of Maui's school gardens program, Grow Some Good.
maui wine dinner

Wine Dinner at Fleetwood’s

Join us at our next ʻAipono wine dinner on Saturday, June 27.

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.
chadwick pang

New Education Director at MACC

Maui Arts & Cultural Center welcome Chadwick Pang as its new education director.

Q K C Magazine

Announcing the premiere issue of Q K C, the magazine of Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. The inaugural issue features fashion trends and dining, the queen’s legacy, popular throwback memories, community support and stories, along with an event calendar.
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.
wine festival 2018

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.
Maui bookmobile

New Maui Bookmobile is State-of-the-art

The Holoholo Bookmobile will be based at Wailuku Public Library and has a capacity of 3,000 books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and periodicals.

Wine Dinner at Sale Pepe

Who better than a native Italian, Chef Michele Di Bari, to create a pairing menu that features classic recipes of the region? Di Bari acquired his passion for food in his mother's kitchen, and believes that home-style cooking is the only true standard of authentic Italian cuisine.
Grow Some Good Maui Fundraiser

3rd Annual Taste of School Gardens Dinner

Bluegrass music, sunset views, silent auction prizes, and gourmet food prepared with local & school garden-grown ingredients.... Mmmm!
Cristina Lucio

Dance Maui Premieres

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

Startup Weekend Maui

Startup Weekend Maui inspires entrepreneurs to move from idea to launch in just 54 hours.
Clifford Nae‘ole

Congratulations to Clifford Nae‘ole

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua's cultural advisor was recently recognized as an industry leader in perpetuating the Hawaiian culture.

Maui Events & News

Kaanapali Kai Golf Course

Juniors play free on the Ka’anapali Kai Course until September 30

Junior golfers play free at the Ka’anapali Kai Course from June 1-September 30, 2019.

Maui Day Trips

west maui trail

Roller Coast

Hairpin turns . . . single-lane roads . . . sheer cliffs. Rugged beauty and thrilling discoveries await those who dare.