Luxury

Kapalua Wine & Food Fest: Crème de la Crème

This week marks the 28th Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival; easily one of the Hawaiian Islands most prestigious, elegant and well-attended culinary events.

Fishcake: Objects d' Art for your Home

One-of-a-Kind Works Abound

When Fishcake opened in December of 2007, there were certainly a few passers-by who did a double take at the front door. Instead of a saimin shop, the saw a stark white showroom. There were no tin pots gurgling miso or ox tail soup; yet at the rear of the store there was a giant cranberry-colored Barbara Chu print featuring a pair of orange koi. 

Azure Opens, BeachHouse Hits Stride

A pair of Waikiki beachfront resorts have begun to hit their culinary stride: As one veteran chef hones his menu, and the buzz from a new eatery can be heard within foodie circles...

Breaking News from Tranquil Hana!

A Rising-Star Chef and an Upcoming Winemaker's Dinner

It’s not often that hot news comes careening down from the rain-forested climes of Hana, Maui. But word came careening down from the Valley Isle’s North Shore that a new executive chef is en route to the hotel this Spring.

A Sit Down with Chef Mavro

We reveal the Spring '09 Menu, talk salt, oil and tomatoes

We sat down face-to-face with James Beard Award recipient George Mavrothalassitis last week to talk about wine pairings, the art of food, farming, where the best salt, tomatoes and olive oils in the world come from—and his new Spring 2009 menu that started this week.

Kea Lani Unveils Art Lounge

A Transformed Lobby Now Offers Creative Fare and Fresh Art

In these lean times, hotels and resorts are rolling out the incentives to allure business—be it local or distant. In our opinion, it's really given opportunity to those with creative business savvy, who can think on their feet, and offer truly unique experiences that just might raise an eyebrow—or at the very least—make us forget our portfolios and retirement funds for a spell.

Treat Your Honey to "A Day of" Four Seasons this Valentine's Day

Those who have spent time at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea know that luxury has its price. Yet as the current economic climate continues to reveal incredible values, those not inclined to weather the storm with Netflix and a bowl of Zippy’s chili (small size) will find an excellent excuse to get over to one of Maui’s top resorts this Valentine’s Day.

Pure & True Organic: An Entrepreneur Follows Her Passion

More often than not I ponder what it took for many of Hawaii’s most successful entrepreneurs to reach the great heights they have. For example, there are countless B on Hawaii interviews with some of Hawaii’s most successful artist, restaurateurs, chefs, etc. They all had one common denominator: Passion. But what is passion, and how does it enter one’s life?

Pride Mountain Vineyards on Lana'i for Holiday Dinner, You're Invited

The opportunity to sip some of the finest Viognier from Sonoma doesn't present itself every day. Nor does soaking in the ambiance that is Lana'i's Lodge at Koele. Experience the winning combination of these, plus the exquisite fare of Chef Fabrice Huet on Sunday, December 21, while you mingle with the Pride Mountain family of winemakers in the highland climes of The Pineapple Isle.

Helicopters + Golf: One Man Is Banking on the Pair

Bob Yeager loves two things: Flying helicopters and playing golf. So when the occasion arose where he found a way to marry the two, that's exactly what he did. Now, those with a few extra grand to burn (they're out there) can tee up on a handful of the islands' most exclusive golf courses, connecting between them via private helicopter.

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