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Kahale's Maui's Local Dive Bar

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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Very nice bar food.

We went here twice within a week. First time, had a BLT wrap with french fires - very good. My... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Hudson, Wisconsin
Going for a Dive? Splash here

When we travel we like to find "Dive Bars". NO not rundown disgusting places, though some of those... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
Renton, Washington
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Sep 13, 2018
“Far from Welcoming”
Jul 18, 2018
“To GET Tired of IT”
Kahale's is Located in the BARmuda triangle in Kihei. Maui's oldest dive bar with live bands, Sports and the longest Happy Hour
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36 Keala Pl, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-7815
+1 808-215-9939
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in this locals bar and quickly learned tourists were not really welcome. Got charged quite a bit for two beers while other local regulars got charged much less. If you are a tourist, give it a pass. There are half a dozen places within...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SumnerS6, Manager at Kahale's Maui's Local Dive Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

During happy hour which runs from 10 am to 5:30 pm our draft beer are 2.50 for domestic and 3.00 for imports. That price is the same for both residents and travelers. Any less and we wouldn’t stay in business, if your still around please...More

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

What a great spot to start Day Drinking! Linda the bar tender was inviting and friendly! Great Drinks flow!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

We went here twice within a week. First time, had a BLT wrap with french fires - very good. My husband had a pepperoni pizza - it was tasty but quite greasy. Not sure how to make it less greasy. Yesterday, I shared a chicken...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carol328
Sumner S, Owner at Kahale's Maui's Local Dive Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Since you had Pizza I am assuming this review was for South Shore Tiki Lounge not Kahale's Maui's Local Dive Bar. We don't serve Pizza or BLT's. :-)

Reviewed April 13, 2017

When we travel we like to find "Dive Bars". NO not rundown disgusting places, though some of those are fun as well, but places where the locals hangout. Kahale's was a great find. We went in and we were immediately greeted by the bartender Nancy....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2015

We absolutely love this dive bar in Kihei!!! Live music every night and trust me, we went every night. The bar and wait staff was terrific. We got to know them well and the regulars throughout the week and we all ended up in a...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed April 28, 2015

I was just in Kahales last night, Kahales is the best for Live Music (Bands, not just 1 person on stage) every night! Best Prices for Shots and Drinks on Maui. They have a new owner who is cleaning the place up and making it...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed December 9, 2014

Friends who come here often took us for some after golf drinks.... What a great spot the drinks were exceptional and very well priced. Perry & Denise were great and this will be a regular stop on my next trip.

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed October 10, 2014

A friend brought us here on one of our spontaneous bar hopping nights out. ATMOSPHERE: They're located at the north end of the "triangle" that is Kihei Kalama Village. It feels like you're on an enclosed house porch. The tiny, open air space is crammed...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed August 13, 2014

What's not to like about Mai Tai's and Happy Hour starting at 11am??? Holy cow, Mai Tai's made from SCRATCH, not from some pre-mix. Simply the best Mai Tai's for only $3.50. Yes, you read that right. We also tried their crispy corn dogs, only...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Reviewed June 13, 2014

Decided to go to this bar before dinner after seeing their happy hour 1030am-5:30pm with $3.50 Mai Tais. They were made from scratch and absolutely delicious; exactly what a real mai tai should taste like. Just sad that we found this place the day before...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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