Ka'anapali Beach Hotel will celebrate Father's Day from 8:30 to 1 p.m. on Sunday with a champagne brunch, featuring live music by Asian Blend, and hula by Halau Malani O Kapehe.
Cycle City Maui will rev up dad's interest with a Harley-Davidson display; Valley Isle Marine Center will make a splash with Bayliner boats, Hobie kayaks and more; Ocean Vodka will pour Bloody Marys; and Maui Brewing Co., island beers.
Dads wearing fishing or hunting caps can enter contests for great prizes. More than 50 local dishes are on the menu, from slow-roasted prime rib to Chinese roast pork to passion-fruit glazed ham. Cost is $45.95 adults, $25 for keiki 6 to 12, plus tax and tip. Kamaaina rooms are available. Call 667-0124.
A beefy filet mignon sizzles in an incendiary oven at Ruth’s Chris Steak House.
Photo courtesy Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Next door in Kaanapali Resort, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa will present a four-course Father's Day dinner menu from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at its open-air, oceanfront Black Rock Steak & Seafood.
Virile appetites will want to dive into Keahole lobster bisque, bacon-wrapped filet migron, veal Osso Buco, lilikoi cheesecake and many other choices. Cost is $65 per person, plus tax and tip. Call its Oahu line at (808) 921-4600.
Central Maui daddys may choose from a brunch or dinner buffet at Kahili Restaurant in Waikapu. Both include poke bar, seafood on ice, salads, a cheese display and hot entrees of garlic-crusted prime rib, braised oxtail, pepper-crusted salmon, tiger shrimp linguine, seafood and sausage paella, and numerous desserts.
Brunch buffet includes an omelet station, coffee and juices for $32.95. Dinner buffet includes hot snow crab legs at $34.95. Cost for children 6 to 12 years of age is half price. Add tax and tip. Call 242-6000.
The hunks in the family will want to come to Cafe O'Lei at the Dunes in Kahului from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday for its prime rib buffet. It also includes omelets, Caesar and potato salads, sauteed mahi in lemon-caper-butter sauce, barbecue chicken, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, steamed rice, brownies, pineapple upside-down cake, crunchy cookies and Hawaiian coffee. Cost is $28 for adults; and $14 for children 4 to 12, plus tax and 18-percent gratuity. Call Cafe O'Lei at 877-0073.
With Maui locations at Lahaina Center and The Shops at Wailea, the Ruth's Chris Steak House will open early at 4 p.m. on Father's Day. All dads who dine there are eligible to win A Day Fore Dad, which is a round of golf for four and dinner for four at the restaurant.
The menu is a la carte. Highlights are bone-in ribeyes, creamed spinach, baked potatoes, New York steaks and fresh catch of the day.
Or, if he can't dine out on Sunday, ask him to sink his teeth into the wine dinner tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Ruth's Chris Wailea, honoring 100 years of Robert Mondavi. The five-course meal includes sizzling filet mignon, grilled spring lamb chop, wild mushroom ragout, chilled watermelon and goat cheese salad, vegetables, steamed lemon pudding cake, along with Mondavi wines. Cost is $110 per person, plus tax and tip. Call 874-8880.
Paradise Grill & Mello's Bar in Kaanapali will offer 50 percent off for dads all day on Sunday. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, menu highlights are biscuits and gravy, ribeye and eggs, kalua pork sandwiches, pork chops and salmon. Call 662-3700.