January-February 2012

January-February 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Hawaii snow

When Fire Meets Ice

The volcano goddess Pele created the tallest mountains in Hawaii — Mauna Kea and Haleakala — but those peaks are also home to her snow goddess rivals.
Elizabeth Lindsey

Mapping the Human Story

When Elizabeth Lindsey was a child, Hawaiian elders foretold that she would embark on a journey to gather ancient wisdom that could guide future generations.

Toward a Brighter Green

Just because you're serious about your game doesn't mean you can't have fun. Maui's pro shops carry top-quality gear that will add color to your play—while you work on subtracting the strokes.

The Wreck of the Royal T. Frank

The untold story of how the people of Hana helped rescue survivors of the Royal T. Frank, sunk by a Japanese torpedo after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Ronaldo Macedo art

Triptych

Three island-wide events—Maui Plein Air Invitational, Celebration of Hawaii and Maui Open Studios—invite us to see Maui through the eyes of its artists.
Chef Cameron Lewark

The Romantic Pancake

Chef Cameron Lewark, of Spago Maui, reveals his recipe for the ultimate romantic pancake – the perfect way to show some love to your love this Valentine’s Day.

Outstanding in the Field

Artist and chef Jim Denevan brings his on-location dinners to a farm field near you. The international dining phenomenon is a moveable feast for the senses.
makena estate

Makena Majesty

This Makena estate is the pinnacle of island luxury, with stunning Molokini views, an outdoor kitchen and exotic furnishings. It is Maui living at its finest.
maui golf tournament

Hyundai Tournament of Champions

The Hyundai Tournament of Champions is an exclusive winners-only event that attracts the world's top golfers to play at Kapalua's Plantation Course.
Laila Ali

Honoring Those Who XL

Forty years after Maui-born politician Patsy Mink created Title IX, we honor the U.S. congresswoman who helped ensure equality for women and girls.
wine advice by Charles Fredy

Fit the Wine to the Mood

In his wine-and-spirit advice column, master sommelier Charles Fredy sheds light on the connections between wine and romance.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Tita vs. da Dragon

Tita welcomes in the Year of the Dragon with a tale of a Maui lizard goddess.

From the Publisher

Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn welcomes the Year of the Dragon, which promises big changes for the world – and this magazine.