November-December 2016

November-December 2016 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

polenta appetizer

Mascarpone Polenta

Mick Fleetwood passes the polenta pupu during our 2016 Holiday Test Kitchen.
halawa valley

Hiking Hālawa

This remote Moloka‘i valley is home to hardy Hawaiians, lizard deities, and fish that climb waterfalls.
rice pudding

Holiday in Hawai‘i: Family & Food Traditions

Hawai‘i is a place populated by people from all over the world, and sharing cultural foods plays an important part in our celebrations. When we asked friends, recently, about their favorite throwback indulgences, this is what they said...
mermaid

A Mermaid’s Tale

Meet the mermaid on staff at the Grand Wailea Resort.
octopus

Armed & Mysterious

He‘e (octopuses) have brief but magical lives. They mature within a year, mate, and die shortly after. What happens in between is the stuff of sci-fi flicks and Beatles’ songs.
Mailko Retreat

Maliko Retreat

This short-term rental is long on history.
ulu egg nog

Breadfruit Nog

Ross Steidel of Perfect Pour Maui created two versions of ‘ulu nog: one with eggs and cream, one vegan.
spinach bacon salad

Spinach Salad

Add some bacon to your spinach salad!!! Mmmmmmm!
maui food innovation center

Kitchen Startup

Maui’s new Food Innovation Center offers entrepreneurs recipes for success.
lamb chops

Rack of Lamb

Rack of lamb gets a warm reception, arriving dressed in a pistachio-panko crust.
rex Haleakala

Uncle Rex and the Mountain

Alvin “Rex” Ornellas shares history about Haleakalā National Park, one of Maui’s most popular attractions.

What’s in a Name

When you repeat "Maui Nō Ka ʻOi," you are continuing a tradition that began with ancient Hawaiian chant and two centuries of Maui song.

Holiday Gift Guide

When it comes to having great presents, there’s no place like home — especially when home is in the Islands.
beef tenderloin recipe

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Get this recipe for roasted beef tenderloin.

Christmas in the Melting Pot

Throughout 2016, our twentieth anniversary, we’ve been dusting off stories from our archives and sharing them with you. This column first ran in October 2009.
Lahaina arts Society

Holiday Marketplace

Gifts from Maui for the ones you love.
cranberry cake

Cranberry Cake Recipe

This joyous cake is chock-full of tart-sweet cranberries, cranberry compote and a sweet orange icing.

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