Lia goes behind the scenes for Maui No Ka Oi Magazine's 11th annual Aipono Awards at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. This benefit for Maui Culinary Academy celebrates a night of spectacle with Cirque du Cuisine.
Sarah visits the Maui Culinary Academy and meets with Juli Umetsu to get a few decorating tips for the holiday season.
Halloween is this Wednesday. Here are some last minute pumpkin carving tips with Lia and Maui artist Toula Vivilakis.
Paula visits the Fairmont Kea Lani where they hosted the 15th annual Noble Chef event benefiting the Maui Culinary Academy.
Sarah heads to the west side to see what's happening at Lahaina's town party, held the 2nd Friday of every month.
Sarah heads to Lahaina on the 2nd Friday of the month to check out the town Friday festivities.
Sarah attends the annual Hale Makua Health services fundraiser in Wailea to learn more about the organization's mission and speak with some staff members from Ulalena, who provided entertainment for the evening.
The 6th annual crockpot cookoff takes place this weekend in Lahaina. This week, we take a look back at last years event as locals show-off their flavor.
Sarah visits the first annual Niu Festival honoring a Hawaiian staple-the coconut.
This week Sarah heads to the Grand Wailea to enjoy the Niu Festival - a celebration of the coconut, Hawaiian style!
With the statewide canoe races coming up this Saturday we look back at last year's event as Sarah heads over to Canoe Beach (aka Hanakao’o Beach Park) in Lahaina to check in on the action.
Sarah heads Upcountry to talk with local farmers and discover some delicious new ways to enjoy their fresh produce at the Upcountry Farmers Market.
It’s Obon season again on Maui! Join Lia on her trip to Lahaina Jodo Mission to learn the cultural significance of Obon and spiritual meaning behind the tradition of the Bon dance.
Sarah heads to the Maui Swap Meet in Kahului for some shopping and talk story with local merchants and visitors.
Sarah heads to Lahaina to chat with local and pro basketball players about the "Night of Shooting Stars." Watch as she takes her skills to the court, playing for the Maui Celebs as they challenge the Camp All-Stars!
Basketball Maui hosts the Night of Shooting Stars this Saturday! Get pumped up as we recap their week long basketball camp from last year.
Relay for Life in Lahaina is only a few weeks away. As teams prepare for the 2012 relay event, let's look back at last year.
Maui Matsuri's 12th annual festival is coming up this weekend. Let's take a look back as Sarah attends last year's festival in Kahului; an event celebrating the Japanese culture, traditions & arts.
With the annual Maui Onion Festival coming up this weekend at Whaler's Village, let's take a look back at last year's event as Lia enjoys tasty onion creations by local chefs and watches the keiki raw onion eating contest!
Lia goes behind the scenes for Maui No Ka Oi Magazine's 10th annual Aipono Awards at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa Maui. This benefit for Maui Culinary Academy celebrates the largest and most spectacular year yet.
Our tenth annual Aipono Restaurant Awards are just around the corner. In preparation for our big event, this week's episode takes a look back at last year's successful event, held at the Four Seasons Resort Maui, Lia goes behind the scenes to experience, firsthand, how this benefit for Maui Culinary Academy comes together.
Sarah visits with Chef Tylun Pang of Ko at the Fairmont Kea Lani to learn about their involvement in supporting the Maui Culinary Academy and local agricultural on Maui.
Making Over Maui heads to the mainland for the first time to check out Maui County's involvement in the Philadelphia International Flower Show. Guest hosted by Philadelphia's own Erin Como.
Maui county prepares to send local vendors and farmers to the east coast for the Philadelphia International Flower Show.
Lia heads to Ho'okipa Beach Park to chat with pro surfer Ian Walsh about his annual Menehune Mayhem event for local youth.
This week on Making Over Maui, Sarah returns to the Hard Rock Cafe in Lahaina to surprise US Marine Kekoa Dow and his girlfriend with a Valentine's Day dinner in the 2nd part of this 2-part special.
Sarah heads to the Hard Rock Cafe in Lahaina for Part 1 of Making Over Maui's two-part Valentine's Day special. A deserving individual of our community is in a very special surprise this holiday.
This week on Making Over Maui, Lia visits Kihei to learn more about the restoration of the 500 year old Ko'ie'ie Fish Pond.
Lia joins some of the crew from Old Lahaina Luau to see how their volunteer efforts are helping the Maui Coastal Land Trust on an individual and large-scale level.
Learn more about the Keiki Kohola Project, a team of researchers who study the behavioral patterns of humpback whale calves in Hawaiian waters.
Lia hops aboard Trilogy Excursions to learn more about their "reef makeover" in a partnership with Blue ‘Aina.
Making Over Maui has produced 44 segments in the first year of the series. This week looks back at some of the comical lighter moments that viewers don't always get to see.
Since the debut of Making Over Maui one year ago, forty-four stories about individuals and businesses all across the island have been showcased. This week, Lia takes a look at the highlights from our first year.
Sarah heads to Kahului to visit the Live Pono fundraiser for the All Pono Youth Sports Organization.
Sarah heads to Ho‘okipa Beach Park to check out the first major windsurfing contest on Maui in 5 years—the Maui Makani Classic.
Paula heads to Ka'anapali Golf Courses for the annual keiki talapia fishing contest they host which helps benefit the United Way.
Lia checks in with Maui council member Elle Cochran to hear her views on island sustainability at the Hawaiian Heritage & Island Sustainability Fair.
Sarah heads to the blessing ceremony at AAAAA Rent-A-Space in Honokowai marking their conversion to 100% solar energy.
Join Lia as she heads over to Wailuku to join in the action at town’s monthly First Friday party.
Community Work Day lends a hand to help ready the garden at Haiku Elementary for the 2011 school year.
Sarah heads down to where all the action is at Three's Bar and Grill in Kihei to learn more about the Ozzie Concert Series.
Sarah visits the Banyan Tree in Lahaina to chat with local artists and view some the work they showcase on the weekends.
Sarah heads over to the historic Iao Theater to talk with the cast & crew of the upcoming production of "Chicago." While there she finds herself in front of a familiar face from Making Over Maui
Sarah heads to Maui Film Festival and talks to Barry Rivers, event founder, and actress/producer, Olivia Wilde, and a host of others to find out what makes this event one-of-a-kind.
Lia starts off at Moku'ula, a sacred historical site, to learn about its cultural significance and then heads to the Old Lahaina Lu'au to find out more about their support and involvement in this long term project.
Lia visits The Pineapple Grill to talk about their annual event which benefits Hale Makua. We chat with Chris from The Pineapple Grill and Tony from Hale Makua to see what makes this partnership so special and see highlights from a great night in Kapalua.
Sarah attends the 11th annual Maui Matsuri festival in Kahului; an event celebrating the Japanese culture, traditions & arts.
Lia heads over to Wailuku to see how the owners of Maui Martial Arts are providing a fitness and training outlet to the local community.
Lia gets to go behind the scenes of Maui No Ka Oi Magazine's ninth annual Aipono Awards at the Four Seasons Resort Maui and sees firsthand how this benefit for Maui Culinary Academy comes together.
Paula visits the Lahaina Jodo Mission to check out their Ganbare! Japan event. Proceeds will be sent to Tohoku University Earthquake Disaster Relief who is providing free health care from their university hospital to aid the victims of the March tsunami.
Lia sits down with Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa to discuss tsunami preparation and damage assessment from the March 12th tsunami.
Lia heads to Diamonds Ice Bar & Grill in Kihei to learn more about Briana's Hope; a foundation which the owners support that helps families with at-risk teens and children suffering from mental illness.
Lia drops by historic Iao Theater to get a sneak peek at the upcoming performance of CATS.
Sarah heads up to Honolua to join a partnership helping to restore native Hawaiian plant habitats.
Guest Host Sarah visits Neil Pryde Maui in Kahului where they surprise a Melanoma survivor with all new skin protection gear.
Join Lia as she visits with Sweet Paradise Chocolatier to see how they are making everybodys day a little sweeter.
This week we're putting out a call to 9th-12th grade students in Maui County to submit a video entry illustrating how you do your part to "Makeover Maui."
Once we've narrowed down our choices, we'll give you—and everyone else—the chance the vote on your favorite submission. The winner will star in their very own episode of Making Over Maui! Visit our contest page to find out more.
Lia visits with the staff of Ali'i Kula Lavender to learn more about their Sustainable Aloha campaign which is helping to revitalize the agriculture department of a local high school.
Pickup some tips from GM of Ka‘anapali Golf Courses, Ed Kageyama, as he works with Mike Jokovich, GM of Hyatt Regency Maui, to perfect his golf swing.
Two inspiring members of Ka Lima O Maui share their stories with Lia.
Lia and the owners of Plush Beauty Lounge in Lahaina head to Front Street where they will surprise a random passerby with a new makeover!
Lia joins the Bubba Gump volunteer team “Shrimp Possible” as they help Habitat for Humanity construct a new home in Kula for a 75 year old Hawaiian homeland resident.