Charley’s bar in Paia, Maui, not for sale

Thanks to Tom Conway (  who sent me this picture of a giant Trigger which sits at Charley’s, in Maui.   Tom said it is almost 12 feet tall.

Rumors have been flying that Charley’s bar in Paia, Maui, commonly referred to as “Willie Nelson’s bar,” has been sold.

But General Manager Nancy Garcia says the rumors are false.

“There’s been interest in people buying it, but it’s not up for sale,” she said.

The bar, where Willie Nelson has played for years and is bedecked with his memorabilia, has been a mainstay on Maui’s North Shore, where owner Jim Fuller has operated it for four decades.

A cause of the rumors could be the back parking lot that, according to Garcia, is being renovated by a group of Greek billionaires.

“We’re basically a construction site,” Garcia said.

She said lack of access to the lot, which comprises a major portion of downtown parking, is hurting business for Charley’s and the surrounding restaurants and shops.

Willie Nelson, in Charley’s


This picture hangs on the wall of Charley’s Restaurant and Saloon  in Paia.

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