Top things to do in North Shore & Upcountry

Top Choice Seafood in Paʻia

Mama’s Fish House

Mama’s is a South Seas dream: superb food, top-notch service and a gorgeous seaside setting. The fish is literally fresh off the boat ­‒ staff can even tell you who caught it. The eclectic building successfully inte…
Top Choice Hawaiian in Haliʻimaile

Haliʻimaile General Store

The culinary sorceress behind this destination dining spot is chef Bev Gannon, who was one of the original forces behind the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement. A steady flow of in-the-know diners beat a track to this…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Paʻia


Step into this inviting boutique for a shopping trip through Central and Southwest Asia. The gorgeous handcrafted rugs, one-of-a-kind furnishings and traditional crafts were collected by the owners, Daniel Sullivan …
Top Choice Hawaiian in Kula

Kula Lodge Restaurant

Assisted by its staggering view, perhaps the best of any Maui restaurant, Kula Lodge has reinvented itself to great effect. Inside, veteran Chef Marc McDowell has the kitchen humming to a farm-to-table variety menu.…
Top Choice Market in Pukalani & Around

Upcountry Farmers Market

It's a rainbow of color at this happening farmers market: yellow apple-bananas, orange carrots, green broccoli, red strawberries. Plus starfruit, avocados, honey – if its edible and it grows on Maui, it's here. Seve…
Top Choice Japanese in Haʻiku


One of Maui’s best dining options marries a traditional Japanese restaurant with a jazzy cafe, offering the classics, such as sushi and tempura, alongside exotic rolls and otsumami (tapas). From the menus to the dec…
Top Choice Gallery in Kula

Worcester Glassworks

This family-run working studio and gallery produces some amazing pieces, particularly the sand-blasted glass in natural forms (eg seashells). Visitors are welcome to watch the artists and their solar-powered furnace…
Top Choice Bakery in Paʻia

Mana Foods

Dreadlocked, Birkenstocked or just needing to stock up – everyone rubs shoulders at Mana, a friendly health-food store, bakery and deli wrapped into one. Once past the unassuming entrance, you’ll find narrow aisles …
Top Choice Italian in Kula

Kula Bistro

Is everyone in town here or what? Yup, sure looks like it. And we think we know why. This superb family-owned bistro offers a friendly dining room, sparkling service and delicious home cooking, including fabulous pi…
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.