May-June 2012

May-June 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Spreckelsville home

The Gotta-Be House

Located in Spreckelsville, on the north shore of Maui, this luxury oceanfront retreat has withstood time and elements to retain a true sense of place.
Holupoe Beach Lanai

The 2012 Shaka List

From Tongan choirs to camping at Hulopoe, our shaka list gives you 25 reasons to fall in love with Maui.
cambria countertops

Counter Intelligence

Maui home design expert Rick Cowan shares some new and exciting trends in the world of kitchen counter tops, including several eco-friendly options.
maui charity walk

Best Slippah Forward

The annual 5k Visitor Industry Charity Walk is raising much needed funds for local Maui nonprofit organizations, one step at a time.
Maui Film Festival celebrities

Movie Magic

See the stars under the stars at the annual Maui Film Festival, featuring screenings, food events and celebrity appearances during this weeklong celebration.
Mao

The Right Stuff

Discover the endemic yellow mao blossom, its history, ancient and modern uses, and where to catch a glimpse of it right here on Maui.
Hawaiian canoe carver

A Carver of Canoes

Using ancient navigation techniques as a guide, master woodworker Keola Sequeira breathes new life into the ancient art of canoe building right here on Maui.
Maui obon

Oh, Boy! Obon!

Join the ancient Japanese traditions of the annual obon season, where revelers from across the island come together for a festive night to honor the departed.
Maui Chef Roger Stettler

2012 Chef of the Year: Roger Stettler

Roger Stettler may be the most famous Maui chef the average visitor hasn’t heard of.
maui paragliding

Surfing the Skies

Paragliding rookies and veterans can catch some serious air with Proflyght Paragliding, located on the gentle slopes of Haleakala, right here on Maui.
maui black sand beach

The Microscopic Marvel of Sand

Marvel at the black, red and white sand beaches that make up the shores of Maui, then discover the scientific story of how they got that way.
Kapalua wine and food festival

Kapalua Uncorks a Winner

The annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival will once again host a three-day celebration of all things wine. Read on to discover what 2012 edition has in store.
wine advice by Charles Fredy

Local Flavor

Local wine expert, Charles Fredy, shows us how to select the wine perfect pairing for the unique island climate and cuisine found only in Hawaii.

Publisher’s Note

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine Publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn recalls a birthday celebration that began with disaster and ended with another great Maui memory.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Da Odda May Days

For Maui born Tita, Kathy Collins, this month brings three reasons to celebrate here in Hawaii, including May Day, Mothers Day and Boys Day.

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