The Second Annual Makawao Merchants Chili Cook-off was a great success with over 100 “judges” tasting 8 entries. Each entry was delicious and different so the judging was not easy.

Congratulations to the winners:

1st Place Paniolo Champion ($90.00 cash): Bamba :  family recipe

2nd Place Upcountry Chef (Makawao Merchant Gifts) : CruiseShip Centers Maui: Smoked Beef and Kabocha

3rd Place (Koa wood spoon): Casanova:  Lamb Ragout

We also thank the other 5 Makawao  Merchants for the wonderful chili enjoyed by all:


Equity One


Maui Hands

Fleur de Lei

We want to especially the following Merchants who donated to the prizes:


Sip Me

Sherri Reeve Gallery and Gifts

Honey House

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