There is a magic in the air this time of year with fresh poke, island reggae, sunshine, and the Hawaiian trade winds blowing. Maui is known for its warm ocean, the massive Haleakalā volcano and of course its beautiful beaches, some of which are located just down the road from Kihei Kalama Village!

Make the most of your visit to the South Side of Maui at Kihei Kalama Village. Our restaurants and bars are the most famous on the island, and the tropical beauty of Kihei can’t be beat. In no particular order, here are some of the best bars and restaurants on Maui.

Lava Rock Bar & Grill: Enjoy your order on the breezy top-deck view of Kihei Kalama Village. Call (808) 727-2521 or just show up! Great breakfast as well. Don’t miss their music at night and occasional latin nights! lavarockhawaii.com

Dog & Duck Irish Pub: Delicious food options like corned beef & cabbage and shepard’s pie plus a full bar with all the Irish draft you could ever want. Take out food is also available. Call (808) 875-9669 or click dogandduckmaui.com

Paia Fish Market: Enjoy fresh fish in every way possible. Add to a salad, burger, or taco at @PaiaFishMarket South Side ?. Definitely don’t miss out on Taco Tuesday here. Get here early because it can get busy (with good reason)! Order online: paiafishmarket.com

South Shore Tiki Lounge: Infamously good pizza and good vibes on tap all day long. Happy Hour starts at noon and runs through 6pm. South Shore Tiki Lounge has collected many accolades over the years such as “Best Pau Hana” and “Best Local Pizza”. They also have a roomy lanai for your group. Phone (808) 874-6444, website southshoretiki.com

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South Shore Tiki Lounge

What Ale’s You?: The best craft beer can be found at What Ales You. A constantly changing selection of brew from around the country alongside an ample lineup of local beers. Seating available at the wonderfully cold air-conditioned bar or outside on the shaded deck. (808) 214-6581 or whatalesyoumaui.com for more info.

Haui’s Life’s a Beach: Affectionately known as “the LAB”. Life’s a Beach is a Kihei corner bar where locals and visitors come to meet, have a bite to eat, catch a sports event, and enjoy sunset cocktails for the lanai. (808) 891-8010 or mauibars.com

Kahale’s: “Maui’s Local Dive Bar” claims to have the longest happy hour on Maui and delivers the coldest drafts during the hottest months of the year. The laid-back local hangout has beer & cocktails along with a diverse array of live music acts. The motorcycles often parked outside are NOT for touching!! (808) 215-9939.

‘Ohana Seafood Bar & Grill: The energy here is electric! You can hear music emanating from their roadside location most days between 5:30pm-8:30pm which adds festivity and merriment. ohanaseafoodbarandgrill.com or (808) 868-3247.

VIBE Bar Maui: The place to go for cocktails of any sort. The talented bartenders here serve up the best mixed drinks on Maui. Well worth the visit and kama’āina need to come see. vibebarmaui.com

Everyone needs time to unwind and have some good times like these. Join us at Kihei Kalama Village soon!

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