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Kiaora Bohlool

Kiaora Bohlool has been a journalist since 1998. With chefs in her family, she has a lifelong appreciation for food; Kiaora and her husband opened their own family cafe on the mainland in 2011.

She shares the stories of Maui’s chefs, restaurants and food trucks as a sampling of the culinary scene, to educate readers on new (and old) places to eat, encourage them to support Maui businesses, and empower them to make their own decisions as diners.

Articles by Kiaora Bohlool

August 31, 2019

Behind Fork & Salad’s Expansion to the Mainland

Fork & Salad has grown at staggering speed, with three new restaurants since 2016. We get the inside scoop from owners on their first venture beyond Maui.
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August 23, 2019

Meat by the Pound or Plate at Smoke & Spice BBQ

With brisket and pulled pork cooked low and slow for up to 15 hours overnight, Smoke & Spice BBQ offers a range of meats in its food truck in Kīhei.
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August 07, 2019

New Hours, Happy Hour & Pop-up Event at Lineage

Lineage at The Shops at Wailea will host a Punch Social pop-up event on Aug. 27, followed by happy hour between 4 and 5 p.m. starting Sept. 1.
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July 02, 2019

Isana Brave Fish Kitchen Reopens with Fresh Concept

While the name Isana may ring familiar with residents, the restaurant has reopened with new owners, a fresh menu and modern design, as Isana Brave Fish Kitchen.
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July 02, 2019

On The Menu at Banyan Tree in Kapalua

The newly-reopened Banyan Tree at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua features a fresh menu, bar and chef who brings a wealth of culinary knowledge and global experience.
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June 29, 2019

A Spotlight on the Maui Premiere of “Mamma Mia!”

The timeless classic will light up stages at the historic ‘Īao Theater from July 12 to August 4, 2019, as Maui OnStage presents the musical "Mamma Mia!"
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June 28, 2019

Kiawe Outdoor Cooks Over Fire with Chef Simeon

The event on June 30 will feature offerings like venison, fresh Ono and lychee dutch oven cake, all prepared over open flame in Mākena with Chef Sheldon Simeon.
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June 12, 2019

The Business Spotlight Shines on Maui Toyota

On its third generation, Maui Toyota has been family-owned for 44 years and counting! Here's the story of their business and the values that built it.
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May 23, 2019

On The Menu with Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons

With 25 signature cocktails and a reimagined food menu, Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Maui has its own identity, known as tropical, but tasteful.
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May 17, 2019

Pita Paradise Offers Restaurant Week Wailea Specials

Pita Paradise has been a Restaurant Week Wailea supporter since the promotion started. Learn more about the meals and deals to come at 21 Wailea restaurants.
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