Maui

Tante Maalaea Restaurant & Bar – Wailuku, Maui, HI

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Happy Hour at Tante Maalaea Restaurant and Bar Maui. View the Happy Hour menu for Tante Maalaea Restaurant & Bar in Wailuku, Maui, HI.

Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman Ka’anapali Happy Hour – Ka’anapali, Maui, HI

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Happy Hour at Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman Ka’anapali. View the Happy Hour menu at Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman in Ka’anapali, Maui, Hawaii.

Hanohano Pool Bar by Kihei Caffe at Maui Coast Hotel – Kihei, Maui, HI

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Happy Hour at Kihei Caffe at Maui Coast Poolside Bar. View the Happy Hour menu at Kihei Caffe at Maui Coast Poolside Bar in Kihei, Maui, HI.

Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Bar & Store – Wailea, Maui, HI

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Happy Hour at Tommy Bahama, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii. View the Happy Hour menu at Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar in Wailea, Maui, HI.

Aloha Discount Liquor – Kihei, Maui, HI

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Premium Beer, Wine, & Spirits in Kihei, Maui, HI. Find Deals & Specials at Aloha Discount Liquor offering Local Wine, Maui Beer, and Premium Spirits in South Maui.

Pizza Paradiso – Honokowai, Maui, HI

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Pizza Paradiso, located in Honokowai Marketplace just minutes north of Kaanapali, brings a slice of the Mediterranean to Maui.

Beach Club at Aston Ka’anapali Shores – Ka’anapali, Maui, HI

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Happy Hour at The Beach Club at Aston Ka’anapali Shores. View the Happy Hour menu at The Beach Club Restaurant and Bar in Ka’anapali, Maui, Hawaii.

PHOTOS: Pink Water at Kealia Pond and a Morning Walk on Sugar Beach Maui

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Photo journey on Sugar Beach Maui from the Kihei Canoe Club to the Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge and boardwalk, where recently the water has turned a vivid pink color, making nationwide news and sparking a barrage of curious onlookers.

Longhi’s Ka’anapali Restaurant – Ka’anapali, Maui, HI

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A pioneer in the farm-to-table movement, Longhi’s is committed to using only the freshest and finest ingredients, sourced from local Hawaiian farms and fisheries. With a history dating back over 40 years, Longhi’s was first opened by Bob Longhi in Lahaina, Maui in 1976.

Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi – Wailea, Maui, HI

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Happy Hour at Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi 5pm-6:30pm daily. View the Happy Hour menu at Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii.

Thanksgiving Buffet Announced at Maui’s Cafe O’Lei at The Plantation

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This buffet at Cafe O’Lei at The Plantation offers an opportunity to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with a hint of local Hawaiian flavor, amidst the beautiful surroundings of the Maui Tropical Plantation.

Cafe O’Lei at The Plantation – Waikapu, Maui, HI

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Happy Hour at Cafe O’Lei at The Plantation Maui 3pm-5pm Daily. View the happy hour menu at Cafe O’Lei at The Plantation in Waikapu, Maui, HI.

Haui’s Life’s A Beach – Kihei, Maui, HI

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Happy Hour at Life’s a Beach. View the Happy Hour menu at Haui’s Life’s a Beach in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii.

Ways to Help Lahaina Recover from the Deadly Maui Fire

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In a testament to the strength of the people of this island, countless local businesses and individuals have donated their time and resources in this ongoing recovery effort. However, since I have received numerous messages from mainland US and Canadian friends asking how they can help, I have compiled a list of reputable local organizations that are directly assisting with the ongoing relief and recovery effort in West Maui and are accepting online donations.

Hawaiian Sea Spirits Organic Farm & Distillery – Guided Tasting Experience

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Our guide for the tasting was CJ, whose Filipino ancestors worked with sugarcane plantations on Maui in the 1800s, and who was very knowledgeable about the business, the land, and the ocean from whence their flagship vodka’s mineral water is derived.

PHOTOS: St. Patrick’s Day at Mulligans Irish Pub

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No one was happier than I to see St. Patrick’s day parties resume post-pandemic, and nobody does St. Patrick’s Day on Maui like Mulligans on the Blue. Mulligans, as it is known by Maui locals, is owned by a real Irishman and Maui transplant named Mike O’Dwyer. Their menu features authentic Irish food as well as an extensive selection of Irish whiskey and beers.

PHOTOS: Reef Dancer, Maui’s Yellow Semi Submarine in Lahaina, HI

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Maui Happy Hours was recently invited on the Reef Dancer to tour the underwater world off the coast of Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. Our tour on the Reef Dancer was narrated by Campbell, a nice fellow who was super knowledgeable about the coral reef and aquatic life. As soon as we departed the harbor area, the water became surprisingly clear and made everything easy to see all the way to the bottom.

Southshore Grindz – Kihei, Maui, HI

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Southshore Grindz is one of the newest restaurants in Kihei and is quickly becoming a favorite of Maui locals and visitors. They are located at 2439 South Kihei Rd, Suite 107A, in the Rainbow Mall, directly across the street from beautiful Kamaole Beach. Southshore Grindz was started by Maui locals and restaurant industry veterans Charlie Seibert and Harneet Dhillon, who set out to “create a place that locals, residents, and visitors come together to enjoy the food from the island and forget their worries and relax.”