Maui is known for many sweet local treats. These five shops need to be added to your list of shops to stop by on the island. From cooling off with cold, icy snacks to warm baked goods – Maui sure won’t let you down. Don’t be afraid to go crazy when sampling Maui’s local foods, after all you are on vacation!
1. Tasaka Guri Guri
Founded by Jokichi Tasaka in the 1900’s, Guri Guri has been successful ever since and it is easy to see why. Calling Maui Mall home, this famed sherbet ice cream gets nothing but love from its fellow customers. With only one location on Maui, be sure to stop by this small family shop while in Kahului. There’s something special and unique about this ice cream, making it more icy than creamy and not too sweet. Choose from either strawberry or pineapple and pick a size! It’s impossible to go wrong with this treat.
2. Komoda Store and Bakery
The Komoda family has made their mark on Maui, starting in 1916. Located in Makawao, this bakery has been drawing in customers for its fresh-baked goods, like doughnuts, malasadas, and cream puffs. They are most well-known for their stick doughnuts – soft glazed doughnuts stacked up for you. The Komoda family make their staff feel like family and welcome their customers with aloha.
3. Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice
Rated with 5 stars by both Yelp and Trip Advisor, you definitely need to stop by Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice during your trip to Maui. Shops are located in Maui Lani, Kahului, Lahaina, and Kihei, near your South Maui Vacation Rental. Choose from a wide variety of flavors, from fruity to sweet and a number of add-ons like ice cream or red azuki beans. Being the finest shave ice on the islands, Ululani’s has been very successful through the years. Make a quick stop and cool off with this sweet icy treat.
4. Mo’Ono Hawaii
Try out Maui’s newest craze – acai bowls! A cold acai mixture topped with colorful fruits, poi, Greek yogurt, and lilikoi butter, has been taking the island by storm. With only one local food truck on the island, these freshly-made acai bowls bring in lines of customers just waiting to get their hands on this tropical treat. Located in a lot near Costco Wholesale in Kahului, Mo’Ono Hawaii has been getting so much attention lately. Cool down with this fruity snack filled with nothing but aloha.
5. 4 Sisters Bakery
One bite into a 4 Sisters Bakery butter roll and you’re hooked. These butter rolls are famous for their warm buttery sensation that always leaves customers wanting more. Located in Wailuku Town, this bakery also serves many other baked goods that you will have to try out. During the holidays, you’ll find lines of customers waiting outside of the shop. You won’t be let down by this local bakery!
Stop by any of these local shops during your vacation. You won’t be sorry and you definitely won’t be disappointed. So book with Rentals Maui today and enjoy a taste of Maui!