Top things to do in Makawao

Top Choice Art in Makawao

Wertheim Contemporary

Showcases the extraordinary art of Andreas Nottebohm, who etches flat sheets of aluminum to create an illusion of depth. You won't believe your eyes. Also shows works by local, national and globally known artists.
Coffee in Makawao

Sip Me!

Who's settling in to this chic-but-inviting new spot for cold-brew toddies, cold-pressed juices and smoothies sourced with local produce? Yoga lads and ladies, hipsters in cowboy hats and the occasional mom-and-daug…
Italian in Makawao

Casanova Italian Restaurant

Classic Italian dishes. Juicy Maui-raised steaks. Innovative pizzas cooked in a kiawe-fired oven. It's hard to go wrong at this long-time Upcountry favorite. Casanova doubles as an entertainment venue, with a happen…
Coffee in Makawao

Gypsy Maui Coffee Truck

Fans of Bulletproof coffee will find a new favorite after sipping the Gypsy ($5), a creamy blend of espresso, coconut oil and buffalo butter. Served from a food truck on the front lawn of Hui Noʻeau Visual Arts Cent…
International in Makawao

Market Fresh Bistro

Foodies love the sophisticated tastes at this relaxing farm-to-table cafe, whose philosophy of 'global influence, local ingredients’ has rapidly made it one of Makawao’s best dining options. Insiders descend here Th…
Steak in Makawao

Makawao Steak House

What’s a cowboy town without a steak house? Or a saloon? You get both here, along with a warm Upcountry atmosphere. Dining solo? Grab a seat at the welcoming bar. Owned by the Cafe O'Lei franchise, the varied menu o…
Bakery in Makawao

Komoda Store & Bakery

Celebrating its 100th birthday in 2016, this homespun bakery, legendary for its mouthwatering cream puffs, stick doughnuts and guava-filled malasadas (Portuguese fried doughnuts), is a Makawao landmark. Arrive early…
Deli in Makawao

Casanova Deli

Makawao’s hippest haunt brews heady espressos and buzzes all day with folks munching on buttery croissants, thick Italian sandwiches and hearty Greek salads. Take it all out to the roadside deck for the town’s best …
Art in Makawao

Maui Hands

A fascinating collection of high-quality Hawaii art, primarily from Maui, including photography, koa, ceramics, photographs and a mix of traditional and contemporary paintings. Worth a stop.
Fair in Makawao

Makawao Third Friday

On the third Friday of every month the center of Makawao turns into a pedestrian zone and laid-back street party from 6pm to 9pm, with food, arts and crafts and live music.