Boasting the title “Most Beautiful Island in the World,” Maui is a leading whale-watching center and an exciting destination for beaches, ocean activities, mountain sports, and fine dining. This weekend Peter Greenberg is broadcasting from the Grand Wailea Resort in South Maui. We’ll hear from restaurateurs, pilots, a legendary music manager, and a local doctor with great tips on how to stay healthy while on vacation.
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Featured guests include:
Doctor Norm Estin of Doctors on Call, Maui’s pioneer in Urgent care, talks sea urchins, dehydration, and vacation injuries. He also gives us his number one tip for avoiding having to see a doctor on vacation.
Pilot Lawrence Balter, owner of the Maui Flight Academy, describes the best way to see the Hawaiian Islands—flying a plane yourself!
Bev Gannon, Chef and restaurant owner, talks abut the illustrious history of the Hali’imaile General Store and Peter’s favorite thing on the menu—the popcorn shrimp and sugar snap peas. She also talks about the farm to table movement and how she wants to use as much local produce as possible.
Eric Faivre, Executive Chef at the Grand Wailea Resort, talks about how the changes in food supplies on Maui affect the evolution of food at the Grand Wailea Resort.
Emanuella “Manu” Vinciguerra of Kumu Farms talks about the farm to table movement, changes in food production on the Hawaiian Islands (hint, she’s affecting these changes directly) and why Maui is the perfect place to grow papaya.
Shep Gordon, legendary music manager, names his favorite restaurants on Maui and explains how he created the concept of “celebrity chef.”
Chef Sheldon Simeon, voted Best New Chef by Food and Wine Magazine, talks about how his “simple and traditional” cuisine celebrates local farmers and is straight from his grandparents’ kitchens.
Vance “GG” Patao, veteran bellman at the Grand Wailea Resort, shares his favorite places on Maui and describes how Maui and the Grand Wailea have changed over the years.
Tom “Pohaku” Stone of the Hawaiian Boarding Company talks surfing with Peter and describes what it’s like to hand craft traditional surfboards.
Mark Dunkerley, President and COO of Hawaiian Airlines, details what he loves and loathes in airline travel, how company changes have turned Hawaiian Airlines from a “bad” airline into a “great” airline, and why Hawaiian Airlines can connect easily to any place in the world.