The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas to Open April 2017, Two and a Half Months Ahead of Schedule

The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas, situated on 16 oceanfront acres of North Kā‘anapali Beach, announced that it will open on April 15, 2017, and is currently confirming reservations for May 1, 2017. The resort, whose name “nanea” means relaxation in Hawaiian, will provide its guests with luxurious repose rooted in ancient Hawaiian culture. Having received […]

Hula Grill Black Friday Fundraiser

Have some bar time fun while supporting a good cause.  Hula Grill Maui bartenders will be donating all of their tips to a friend in need.  All you need to do is join them at the bar and “Drink & Eat for Dyanne.”  They will have entertaining bartenders and giveaways throughout the day! Who is Dyanne you ask?  Dyanne Arvelo […]

Winners of the Annual Hula O Na Keiki Competition

Marking its 25th anniversary, Kaanapali Beach Hotel, is pleased to announce its talented winners of the annual Hula O Na Keiki children’s competition to help preserve Hawaiian culture through ancient dance and music. In a competition that took place November 13-14th, children aged five to 17 competed in theirrespective categories for coveted awards and titles, […]

19th Hula Grill Ukulele Contest

Youth ‘ukulele players from kindergarten through high school are invited to participate in the 19th running of the Hula Grill Ukulele Contest. The contest gives Hawaii’s keiki the chance to perform on stage in front of a live audience. The contest kicks off of at 10 am, but there is a complimentary workshop prior at […]

Winners Announced for the First-Ever Rum Scrum Cocktail and Culinary Contest

Deep Island Hawaiian Rum and The Westin Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas have been mixing the ingredients for the first-ever Rum Scrum Cocktail and Culinary Contest, benefiting Maui Culinary Academy,  for months. On July 25, the event partners shook, poured and announced the winners for this inaugural contest. Event attendees and judges sampled contest entries, which […]

13th Annual ‘Aipono Awards Gala

Last December, the readers of Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi Magazine cast their votes for their favorite Maui restaurants in nearly three-dozen categories.  Winners will be announced and celebrated at the 13th annual ‘Aipono Awards Gala on Sunday, April 26.  The Awards gala celebrates Maui’s culinary industry and is a benefit for the students of UH–Maui […]

Kaanapali Beach Hotel received top honors in Hawaii Magazine’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Kaanapali Beach Hotel received top honors in Hawaii Magazine’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards. Readers of Hawaii Magazine voted Kaanapali Beach Hotel the “Number One Hotel with the Best Aloha Spirit” for the second year in a row and “Number One Best Budget Hotel” for the third year in a row.  New to the list this year, […]

6th Annual Earth Hour Event at The Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas

Head to The Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas North Ocean Lawn 6:30PM-9:30PM on Saturday, March 28, 2015 for their 6th Annual Earth Hour Event! Agenda 6:30PM Welcome Oli by Makalapua – E Ho Mai 6:30PM-8:30PM Face Painting Chair Massage Popcorn/Hot Dogs/ Glow in the Dark Shaved Ice Glow Accessories & DIY Paint Station Luminary Bag Decorating Silent Auction […]

Leilani’s “12 Beers of Christmas”

The holidays are better with craft beer. Leilani’s on the Beach at Whalers Village is featuring 12 special holiday selections, available December 14th- December 25th! On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me, Clown Shoes Beer Genghis Pecan Pie Porter On the second day of Christmas my true love sent to […]

Maui Comedy Festival

From October 30th through November 2nd, the “Best Island in the World” (according to Conde Nast Traveller readers) will play host to the first annual Maui Comedy Festival. This event brings a three-day, multi-venue comedy showcase to the historic town of Lahaina on the island of Maui. Attendees will have the chance to experience more than 30 of today’s […]