Island of Maui

Dining, Art & Shopping


Discover THE BEST of everything that Wailea has to offer!

Our front cover features one of Wailea's most unique restaurants, Spago by Wolfgang Puck. Located within the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Spago showcases the islands' locally inspired cuisine along with Wolfgang's classics. You can discover all the diverse and delectable Wailea restaurants inside this current issue.

Art Absolutely introduces you to talented artists like Robert Lyn Nelson at Lahaina Galleries. Discover the world of Murano glass jewelry designs at Ki'i Gallery. William Henry knives and pens are featured at Hildgund Jewelry. Hawaii's foremost jewelry designer, Mikel, is featured along with elegant koa wood watches, bowls and sculptures at Martin & MacArthur. Contemporary original artworks are showcased at Enchantress Gallery by Bootzie. Explore Gottling Home Store, local designer Karl Gottling's showroom of original artwork and unique home furnishings. 

Be sure to use our helpful Dining & Shopping Directories, loaded with information on Wailea's finest eateries and unique places to shop. These directories are a wonderful and useful tool to help make your Wailea experience the best it can be.

Our editorials include the essential Enchanting Wailea, focusing on the exclusive lifestyles and opportunities available in this world-class resort town. And don't miss our Golf & Beaches guides. Help preserve our vital, yet fragile, coral reefs featured in Rainforests of the Sea. Of special interest is The Mystery of La Perouse and The History of Wailea (Ancient Hawaiian to Modern).

Wailea Dining • Art • Shopping Magazine is dedicated to helping visitors and residents alike get the most pleasure possible from this elegant and fun-filled resort area. Indulge Wailea! Live Aloha!

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A Great Directory & Timersaver!

The Only Dining Magazine Devoted Exclusively to
Wailea’s Fine Restaurants, Art Galleries & Shops

  • Unique Island-Wide Distribution
  • Optimize your Ad Dollars with Cost Effective Advertising to Both Visitor & Resident
  • Annual Mailing to All South Maui Residents (Makena, Wailea & Kihei)


Average Age Group
28-65 years
Average Annual Income
62% over $100,000
8% Residents
6% International
86% Nation-wide Visitors


120,000 copies printed annually.


An average of 3 people, other than the initial reader see each issue of our magazines. That means almost half a million people read our magazines every month.


The Best Publishing has provided elegant and popular Visitor Magazines, within the Hawaiian Islands, over the last 3 DECADES. We remain the leader in print: year after year, decade after decade.


Best Guidebooks are designed to be a Constant Compendium for the visitor. The narrow size, easy-to-locate sections, easy-to-read format, thick cover stock and high-quality paper (used for the content pages), are just a some of the well thought-out aspects – designed to ensure that visitors will hang-on to this guidebook and use it, over and over, throughout their stay.


When visitors are looking for "the best thing to do", our guidebook's name says it all and our user-friendly format rewards them with great local info! ! A highly informative guide, Best Guidebook can always be trusted to showcase tried-and-true, reputable, first class establishments.


While we produce Regional publications, our readership is Regional, National and International. Annually, Hawaii welcomes close to 8 MILLION VISITORS. Statistics show they spent $14.3 billion dollars during their stay in the islands in 2012.


Our unique Target-Marketing Approach gives you direct access to your customer. Huge Popularity, Saturated Distribution, Top Ranked in Reader Response.


We have a Proven Track-Record of Success with many long-time clientele who choose to showcase their businesses in Best Guidebook year-after-year. More than any other magazine, it remains one of the best sources for direct-business on the island.


Not just any business is allowed to advertise in the Best Guidebooks, and duplicate categories are never allowed. This ensures you have Exclusivity In Your Chosen Category within the guidebook, and all other advertisers are highlighted for their excellence as well. 


Unlike most national publications, Hawaii Visitor Magazines are shared. Each magazine is seen by an Average of 2-8 Readers and referred to multiple times.


Best Guidebooks are the Most Picked-Up Magazines at locations that reach visitors as soon as they arrive, at their first stops on the way to their resort, condo or hotel, and other locations as they explore the island.


Destination Management Companies routinely request Best Guidebook for groups attending Conventions, Special Corporate Events or Incentive Trips to the Hawaiian Islands.

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