September-October 2012

September-October 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine


Backroads of Lanaʻi

A trip to Lanai proves that there is even more to see off the beaten path. Hop in a four-wheeled vehicle and start exploring the road less travelled.

Alan Wong’s Amasia

Award-winning celebrity chef Alan Wong brings his good taste to Maui diners with his latest restaurant, Amasia, in the luxurious Grand Wailea Resort.
Kaanapali Beach House rental

5 Homes away from Home

Visiting Maui? We found vacation rentals across the island to suit your accommodation needs–from a luxury oceanfront villa to retro beach bungalow.

Soaring Voices

The Soaring Voices exhibit featuring Japanese women ceramic artists makes a rare appearance at Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Schaefer International Gallery.
wine advice by Charles Fredy

Waiter, There’s a Sock in My Wine!

In this wine-and-spirit advice column, advanced sommelier Charles Fredy explains how various flavors and aromas like end up in a glass of wine.
Ahi Bruschetta recipe

“Best of the Fest” Recipe

Celebrity Chef Mark Ellman shares his ahi bruschetta recipe, winner of the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival Best of Fest competition.
kaunaoa hawaiian plant

Vegetable Vampire

kauna‘oa, a Native Hawaiian medicinal plant and the official flower of Lanai, is as beautiful as it is deadly, earning it the ominous reputation as a vampire plant.
best burgers maui

Battle of Maui Burgers

We scoured the island to find out which restaurant has the best burgers on Maui. Discover the delicious results of this ultimate battle of the burgers.
Iao Theater Maui

Stage Fright

Just in time for Halloween, Sarah Ruppenthal explores the haunted history of the historic Iao Theater, where scary ghost tales linger even today.
Bob Bangerter photos

Picture This

Professional photographer Bob Bangerter offers a quick photo lesson and quick tips on how to capture the best shots while vacationing on Maui.
Louis Vuitton duffel

Travel Pack

These travel essentials are perfect for any kind of Maui vacation. Start here for all the must have items for the perfectly planned trip.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Tita Would Go

Pidgin-speaking Tita answers the question: Where does someone from Hawaii go on vacation? She shares all about getting off the rock and exploring.

Puddle Jump to Maui

Our publisher shares her vacation stories, then introduces our Travel Issue, where you can find tons of reasons to start exploring Maui.