CJ’S DELI & DINER Regional. West Maui’s neighborhood family restaurant featuring traditional comfort foods, local favorites and plate lunches. An ideal venue for birthday parties or other social occasions or get your big (or small) event catered. This place is BYOB, so be sure to pick up a few beers or a bottle of wine to go with your burgers. cjsmaui.com. The Fairway Shops at Kaanapali, 2580 Kekaa Dr., 808.667.0968.
HULA GRILL KAANAPALI Regional. Celebrated chef Peter Merriman’s menu blends the diverse cooking traditions of island cultures with the freshest ingredients. Dine seaside in a beach-house setting with a fun decor, featuring a collection of hula-girl figurines, antique koa canoes and other Hawaiian memorabilia. Lunch and dinner served. hulagrillkaanapali.com. Whalers Village, 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy., 808.667.6636.
KUPANAHA: MAGIC DINNER THEATRE American. Enjoy a three-course dinner and table side magic before the main event: the Barans, Maui’s magical family. Jody and Kathleen’s show include cutting-edge illusions, Hawaiian mythology and comedy. Reservations required. kupanaha.com. Kaanapali Beach Hotel, 2525 Kaanapali Pkwy., 808.661.0011
MAUI COFFEE ROASTERS Regional. A staple on Maui since 1982, Maui Coffee Roasters Cafe and Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, pastries, and rotating specials. Be sure to pick up a bag of its freshly roasted, 100% Kona, 100% Hawaiian, Hawaiian blends or Hawaiianflavoredcoffee.mauicoffeecafe.com. 444 Hana Hwy, 800.645.2877.
PULEHU Italian. Meaning “grilled” in Hawaiian, Pulehu offers Italian favorites cooked over an open flame. Experi- ence the wood stone oven where freshly baked pizzas are created with fresh ingredients. pulehurestaurantmaui.com. 6 Kai Ala Dr., 808.667.3254.