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Maui welcomes its first Golden Coin restaurant in Wailuku

Lower Main Street in Wailuku is the site of the newly opened Golden Coin restaurant. Established in 1987, they are Hawaii’s one-stop location for Filipino fast food and bake shop, offering a wide range of breads, pastries, desserts, and popular Filipino delicacies. They offer almost all the variety of food that you can find back in the Philippines. They can …

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Good Eats: Mo ‘Ono

The name really says it all… When hunting for a refreshing, cold, filling, yet flavorful meal nothing beats the Hawaii heat like a fresh bowl of fruit and other frozen treats. Mo ‘Ono Hawaii makes killer acai bowls and tops them with vibrant fruits, shaved nuts and a menagerie of tasty toppings. This sometimes snack can easily become a whole meal, …

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A day at the farm in Upcountry Maui

Whenever I am upcountry I always make a point to visit the local farms. It’s a great place to take visitors and also a wonderful location to take a moment to just breathe and absorb the beauty that surrounds us. One of the most popular, and pristine, is of course Alii Kula Lavender Farm which is known for its beautiful rolling …

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Da Shrimp Hale opens up shop at Maui Mall

Da Shrimp Hale is a locally owned restaurant located at the Maui Mall. Serving Seafood such as Lobster, Shrimp, Crawfish, Crab, Mussels, Oysters and Clams with a cajun persuasion! Here at Da Shrimp Hale we are excited to invite the community to enjoy a fun and new way to dine in with your friends and family! Come on in! Put …

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The Best Shave Ice on Maui

Summer’s here and it’s hot! An island tradition that will help you cool off is shave ice, or ice shave if you’re from the Big Island. The perfect pairing of fresh shaved ice topped with vibrantly colored syrups and other toppings compliment the hot sun, warm trades and summer days. I set out to find the best shave ice on …

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First Bites: Taverna

A few months ago (March 14th to be exact) Taverna opened its doors in West Maui. I decided to give it some time to work out the kinks and hash out the glitches, before dining and reviewing this notable hotspot. The rustic urban interior blends well with the open-air location facing Kapalua Golf Course. We were greeted with warm smiles …

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Phat vs. Food Season 2: King’s Chinese Barbecue

King’s Chinese Barbecue boasts multiple locations here on Maui. King’s is an alternative to other franchises that cater to the local palate. They offer fresh to table local favorites and chinese specialties. Phat vs Food chose to make this establishment it’s first stop for season 2 of its popular food article. Nestled in a quaint spot located in Wailuku at …

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Good eats: Poke Hale Grindz

Tucked away on Waiehu Beach Road you’ll find what has all the makings of a simple convenience store. Enter and there are the usuals: homemade bentos, spam musubis, baseball hats, chips and cold drinks. I asked the lady behind the cash register “where do I get the poke?” She said “back there.” Walk to the back of the store and …

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Rua Catering takes sushi to new heights

The weekend is quickly approaching, you want to go to dinner, but you don’t know where to go. Craving something different, something unique and innovative? Not the norm and not just for the traditionalist when it comes to sushi, Rua Catering has been popping up in Wailuku at a charming event catering venue (complete with aloha print tablecloths) for a …

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UPDATE: Behind the scenes at Sheldon Simeon’s new eatery

Congratulations @tinroofmaui's first official day of business today! They OPEN. #MAUIWatch #maui #tinroofmaui #kahului #eat #food A video posted by MAUIWatch [OFFICIAL] (@mauiwatch808) on Apr 4, 2016 at 3:06pm PDT Originally published on January 25, 2016 The common life goal of a chef is to own their own restaurant. For Sheldon Simeon and his wife Janice the days can’t come …

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