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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Store
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“ The Hali’imaile General Store is located in what was once a general store for pineapple plantation workers during the 1920s. Today, it is home to one of the coziest restaurants in Maui, offering fresh American food with “Asian undertones.” The owner and chef, Bev Gannon, has used local ingredients to make the Hali’imaile General Store one of the top restaurants on Maui. Be sure to try the Sashimi Napoleon. This dish features layers of Ahi tartare, smoked salmon, sashimi ahi, crispy wonton stack and wasabi vinaigrette-to-die-for! Bev’s Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad and Coconut Fish Curry is another winner. Finish the meal with Lilikoi Brulee and Almond Brittle. If you find yourself upcountry or on the other side of the island, the Hali’imaile General Store is the perfect spot to stop for lunch or dinner. The Hali’imaile General Store is open for lunch, Monday – Friday, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, and, for dinner from 5:30 to 9:00 pm.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Sushi, moderately priced no reservations accepted and can get busy for dinner on the weekends”
  • 40 locals recommend
Café
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“American, great for Sunday breakfast but it can get very busy so expect a wait!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
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“One of my favorite places for breakfast. Indoor and outdoor seating (with shade) and a menu of local ingredients and plastic-free dining. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great neighborhood restaurant located in the heart of Haiku! Find many items that you may need. Try their Poke' Bowl! It's a three minutes drive from our cottage or studio. Also walkable!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Haiku Marketplace has a grocery store, food trucks, bike rentals and other restaurants like Colleen's. The post office is right across the street along with a gym and yoga studio.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Casual cafe serving up an international menu of vegetarian options for dining in or takeaway. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“Kombucha on tap, raw desserts, all around good food. This is a bar? (lol) Yes, the kind of bar I go to in my dreams. Sometimes they have live music in the evening, and everyone sits around eating good food, drinking Kombucha and socializing. Brilliant! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“80-100ft waves on rare occasions in the winter!!! All the great big wave surfers are there. I was out there in Dec. 2004 in 80footers on my jet ski!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CRAZY is the only word.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Absolutely Beautiful grounds and always an interesting show. Constant classes going on by the day and longer sessions.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I haven't ate here before but it has good reviews and I always see a line. It's a bright green food truck.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“Cool place, close by - 5-minute walk. Packaged foods for stocking-up, and a great menu of breakfast and lunch items. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
“Early to rise in order to see the sunrise over the top of the Haleakala crater. Awesome, easy ride down the crater; 6000 feet from mid-crater to Paia.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Mediterranean food truck, really yummy food, large plates and great for a fast bite”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 3 locals recommend
Local Government Office
“In the back is the most famous Kombuch and Raw food bar. Opposite this building is a great Japanese Sushi bar and the post office is there too.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Store
“ The Hali’imaile General Store is located in what was once a general store for pineapple plantation workers during the 1920s. Today, it is home to one of the coziest restaurants in Maui, offering fresh American food with “Asian undertones.” The owner and chef, Bev Gannon, has used local ingredients to make the Hali’imaile General Store one of the top restaurants on Maui. Be sure to try the Sashimi Napoleon. This dish features layers of Ahi tartare, smoked salmon, sashimi ahi, crispy wonton stack and wasabi vinaigrette-to-die-for! Bev’s Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad and Coconut Fish Curry is another winner. Finish the meal with Lilikoi Brulee and Almond Brittle. If you find yourself upcountry or on the other side of the island, the Hali’imaile General Store is the perfect spot to stop for lunch or dinner. The Hali’imaile General Store is open for lunch, Monday – Friday, from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, and, for dinner from 5:30 to 9:00 pm.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Sushi, moderately priced no reservations accepted and can get busy for dinner on the weekends”
  • 40 locals recommend
Café
“American, great for Sunday breakfast but it can get very busy so expect a wait!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual cafe serving up an international menu of vegetarian options for dining in or takeaway. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Tea Room
“Kombucha on tap, raw desserts, all around good food. This is a bar? (lol) Yes, the kind of bar I go to in my dreams. Sometimes they have live music in the evening, and everyone sits around eating good food, drinking Kombucha and socializing. Brilliant! ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I haven't ate here before but it has good reviews and I always see a line. It's a bright green food truck.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Mediterranean food truck, really yummy food, large plates and great for a fast bite”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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