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Paddle for Hunger This Thanksgiving

Hawaiian Paddle Sports, an eco-tour company on Maui, will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Paddle for Hunger race.
November 17, 2017


Flyer Courtesy of Hawaiian Paddle Sports

Hawaiian Paddle Sports, an eco-tour company on Maui, will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Paddle for Hunger race. Since 2012, Hawaiian Paddle Sports has spearheaded Paddle for Hunger as part of its monthly Malama Maui give back program, supporting Maui Food Bank as the chosen December nonprofit.

For those looking to contribute to the greater good this Thanksgiving, bring you and your loved ones, along with a stand-up paddleboard, canoe, or surfboard, and head on down to the Kihei Canoe Club at 7 a.m. on Nov. 23. The race is free and open to the public; however, participants are encouraged to bring canned goods and/or offer a financial donation. Checks should be made payable to Maui Food Bank. Some suggested donations include canned meat and tuna, canned fruits and vegetables, canned meals and soups with protein, cereal, rice, and pasta. There will be designated donation locations in front of the Kihei Canoe Club the morning of the race.

The race will start at the club and head towards Kealia Pond River Mouth/Pavilion and circle back to Kihei Canoe Club Pier. While it is a race, it’s suppose to be fun! So don’t worry about winning and just enjoy the experience. Every participant will be given a ticket at registration with a chance to win a variety of door prizes. Any racer who donates more than $25 will automatically receive a free Paddle for Hunger T-shirt and an Outrigger Pizza coupon.

In 2016, the event raised $8,000 and gathered 1,050 pounds of food feeding more than 33,000 families in Maui County. Join the cause and register online today.

This year’s sponsors include Hana Ranch, Maui Food Bank, Aqua Aston Hospitality, the Grand Wailea, Kihei Canoe Club, The Ritz Carlton in Kapalua, Made in Hawaii Enterprises, the Fairmont Kea Lani, Travaasa Resorts, the Marriott Residence Inn, Maui Kayak Adventures, Maui Surf Lessons, Hawaii Mermaid Adventures, Maui Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Outrigger Zone, the Sheraton, Rebecca Pang & Co., Maui Ocean Center, Trilogy, Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Kuau Store, Olukai, the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, and Down the Hatch.

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Restaurant Spotlight - Haliimaile General Store

In honor of the eaterys 30-year anniversary, Bev and her team will be offering special deals at the restaurant during the next year.
November 10, 2017

Photograph Courtesy of Haliimaile General Store

Bev Gannon, a popular chef and owner of multiple Maui-based restaurants, will be celebrating an important anniversary this coming year. The former road manager for Liza Minnelli says it was 30 years ago in 1988 when she made the move to open one of her more acclaimed restaurants - The Haliimaile General Store. Since then, both the restaurant and her career have successfully evolved.

After graduating from London’s Le Cordon Bleu culinary school, Gannon and her husband moved to Maui to pursue their dreams. Her path to success started when she agreed to move her catering business out of her garage and into the old Haliimaile General Store in the island’s upcountry area. As a former one-stop-shop for plantation workers, complete with clothing, home décor and a post office, Gannon revamped this charming building into the casual yet sleek establishment it is today.

In honor of the eatery’s 30-year anniversary, Bev and her team will be offering special deals at the restaurant during the next year. The first deal kicked off on Oct. 30th with a special fall menu. This month, on November 30th, guests can expect to try a special 1988 menu for one night only.  Keep reading to discover the complete list of deals for the Haliimaile General Store during the next year.  

  • Nov. 30th - Lunch and dinner at Haliimaile General Store will feature a short menu of their vintage menu items from 1988.
  • Dec. 30th - You’ll have a chance to order one of their three vintage cocktails.
  • Jan. 30th - Try a special Lobster Boil menu item.
  • Feb. 28th - Celebrate the Chinese New Year with vintage Chinese influenced dishes.
  • March 30th - A special wine event that will feature favorite wineries of the Haliimaile General Store. Reservations will open for this event in February.
  • April 30th - Each guest will receive a complimentary lei with every dinner entree purchased. This event is being held in light of the upcoming May Day celebration and will feature special lei makers.
  • May 30th - Try a vintage dessert menu for one night only.  
  • June 30th - A “Pig and Pinot” event with BBQ dishes and a featured winery.
  • July 30th - A three-course meal paired with mini cocktails featuring the Haliimaile Distilling Company infusions.
  • August 30th - A “Burgers and Brews” Night, featuring a special burger menu and also beer from Maui Brewing Co.
  • Sept. 30th - Tacos and Tequila night!
  • October 14th - A special anniversary event.

Check out the complete list for more details.

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Celebrate Award-Winning Cuisine at Restaurant Week Wailea

In celebration of Waileas award-winning culinary talent and cuisine, the Wailea Resort area will be hosting the semi-annual Restaurant Week Wailea this coming week!
November 03, 2017


In celebration of Wailea’s award-winning culinary talent and cuisine, the Wailea Resort area will be hosting the semi-annual “Restaurant Week Wailea” this coming week! The dinner promotion will be kicking off November 5th and will continue throughout the week, ending on the 11th.

Depending on the restaurant, you can get a delectable three-course dinner for just $29, $39, $49, or $59 per person (beverages, tax, and gratuity is not included). The Chef inspired pre-fixe menus allows you to truly sit back and enjoy the experience! With each pre-fixe menu purchase from the 22 participating restaurants, contributions will also be made to the Maui Food Bank as part of the resort’s community giving program. As an event coordinated by the Wailea Community Association, it has been reported that thousands of dollars have been raised from past Restaurant Weeks and the association is proud to support the Maui Food Bank again!

Participating Restaurants (November 2017):

  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House Wailea
  • The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea
  • Tommy Bahama Café
  • Wailea Kitchen & Tap
  • AMA Bar & Grill
  • Bistro Molokini
  • Duo Steak & Seafood
  • Fabiani’s Wailea
  • Gannon’s
  • Humble Market Kitchin
  • Humuhumunukunukuapua’a
  • Ka’ana Kitchen
  • Kapa Bar & Grill
  • Ko – Plantation Inspired Cuisine
  • Longhi’s Wailea
  • Manoli’s Pizza Company
  • Matteo’s Osteria
  • Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman
  • Morimoto Maui
  • Mulligan’s on the Blue
  • Nick’s Fishmarket Maui
  • Pita Paradise Bistro Wailea

For a detailed menu, visit the Wailea Resort Association and download the November 2017 menu. If you are craving a gourmet multi-course meal from one of Wailea’s top restaurants at an affordable cost, then clear an evening this Sunday to Saturday and reserve your table either online or by calling the desired restaurant; no tickets, passes, or coupons required!  And as always, if you happen to fall in love with the area and are interested in relocating – peruse through our current inventory of Maui real estate properties

Blogs for November 2017

Paddle for Hunger This Thanksgiving

Posted on November 17, 2017


Flyer Courtesy of Hawaiian Paddle Sports

Hawaiian Paddle Sports, an eco-tour company on Maui, will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Paddle for Hunger race. Since 2012, Hawaiian Paddle Sports has spearheaded Paddle for Hunger as part of its monthly Malama Maui give back program, supporting Maui… Continue Reading

Restaurant Spotlight - Haliimaile General Store

Posted on November 10, 2017

Photograph Courtesy of Haliimaile General Store

Bev Gannon, a popular chef and owner of multiple Maui-based restaurants, will be celebrating an important anniversary this coming year. The former road manager for Liza Minnelli says it was 30 years ago in 1988 when she made the move to… Continue Reading

Celebrate Award-Winning Cuisine at Restaurant Week Wailea

Posted on November 03, 2017


In celebration of Wailea’s award-winning culinary talent and cuisine, the Wailea Resort area will be hosting the semi-annual “Restaurant Week Wailea” this coming week! The dinner promotion will be kicking off November 5th and will continue throughout the week, ending on the 11th.

Depending on the restaurant, you… Continue Reading

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