Restaurant Week Wailea

The twice yearly Restaurant Week Wailea will be taking place May 21st to May 27th.  Resort restaurants located throughout Wailea will be participating.

Pre-fixed menus will range in price from $29 to $59 per person. Funds from this event will support the Maui Food Bank. Each restaurant has agreed to make a donation to the Maui Food Bank program. Participating restaurants will be accepting reservations.  No coupons or passes needed.

To view restaurants and more information for this event, visit the Wailea Resort Association website here.

Restaurant Week Wailea

Seabury Hall Craft Faire And Other Weekend Events!

Friday night kicks off the weekend with Lahaina’s Town Party from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  The evening will get started with Maui Jam from 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm. Winners from the 4th annual Short Story Writing Contest will be announced at 6:50 pm. The Maui Fridays website has information for this event.

The 44th Annual Seabury Hall Craft Faire will be taking place this Saturday May 14th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  All proceeds from the faire benefit the Financial Aid program. More then 100 local artists will be featured.  Also on hand, activities for kids, silent auction, food, and live entertainment.  Admission is $5.00 children 12 and under are free. Come support a great local event! More information available on the Seabury Hall website here.

There are lots of brunch options available to help celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday.  One choice is the Champagne Brunch offered at the Kaanapali Beach Hotel.  This Maui favorite will take place from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Tiki Terrace restaurant.  Enjoy traditional brunch items as well as seafood, specialty Hawaiian fare, fruits, dessert, and champagne.  Children 5 and under eat free with paying adult.  More information including reservations available here.

We hope you enjoy the remainder of your week.  Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!

Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Come celebrate with Maui First Fridays tonight in Wailuku.  Street closure along market street will begin at 5:30 pm.  This is a free family event!

Besides crafts and delicious food, live entertainment including performances by Tflatz, Nevah Too Late, Leylani, and Dane, Kana, and Lane Trio.  Other features include Classic Cars, art and science for keiki, Get Up & Dance!, just to name a few.

Good eats provided by a number of local Wailuku favorites including Uptown Chevron, Gianotto’s Pizza, 808 on Main, and many others!

We hope you have a fun and safe Cinco De Mayo celebration!

Waiehu Golf Course Saved

Maui County Council Budget and Finance Committee finalized the budget for 2018. The budget includes saving Waiehu Golf Course, and funds to resurface roads. The budget for 2018 fiscal year will take effect on July 1.

The proposed budget is $45.3 million more than the current fiscal years budget. $5.2 million is allocated for road resurfacing, and $2.5 million on environmental protection. Saving the golf course was a priority for the committee.  Other Budget highlights include $4.3 Million for the revitalization of Wailuku town, $25 million for a new county service center at the Maui Business Park in Kahului, $1.2 Million for the expansion of Kula Agricultural Park, just to name a few.

To read this article in its entirety list Maui News here.

Budget For Kaiser Agreed On

A budget for the Maui County hospitals to be run by Kaiser Permanente was agreed upon by legislative officials on Monday.  The $33.4 million budget would include improvement and expansion plans as well.

The final total figure has not been agreed upon, but the two-year budget is expect to run from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019. Lawmakers could go to vote as early as tomorrow on budget bills.

Other budget items that may be voted on include $3.7 million for the Paia bypass design, $103 million for Kahului Airport improvements, $9.3 million for Kaanapali Beach restoration, $2 million to replace the gym floor and make band room expansions at Maui High School, and many others! All budget worksheet details are available in the Office of Executive Judiciary and Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

To view this article in it’s entirety visit Maui News here.