May-June 2014

May-June 2014 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

food and wine pairings

The Marriage of Food and Wine

Charles Fredy discusses some of the subtle elements that create great food-and-wine pairings, which you can experience at the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival in June.
Na Hoaloha

Success with Aloha

A West Maui restaurant group spills the beans on what it takes to succeed.
hawaiian spiny lobster

Lobster Love

Lobster season closes to allow Hawaiian spiny lobsters a chance to reproduce.
Maui Film Festival history

Cinema by the Sea

They say a sequel never quite measures up to the original, but that's not the case with the Maui Film Festival, which seems to outdo itself year after year.
Kapalua Grand Tasting

Vintage Performance

The Grand Tasting finds a new home this year at The Montage.
Maui farmers markets

Maui’s Moveable Feast

Farmers’ markets and roadside stands let you sink your teeth into the island’s freshest flavors.

Mushroom Man

Mushroom hunting is an intimate relationship with the environment, knowing when the combination of moisture, soil and tree types will align.
Maui inspiring homes

Coming Back Home

A Maui girl returns to her roots — and so does her historic dwelling.

2014 Chef of the Year: Isaac Bancaco

Isaac Bancaco is the new generation Hawaiian chef, working to promote Maui as a cultural destination driven by food.
Pacific Cancer Center

High Technology, Human Touch

The Pacific Cancer Institute of Maui has been helping patients win the fight against cancer  for twenty years — without leaving home.

Eat, Drink & Buy Maui

Try this selection of locally-made goodies to keep the flavors of Maui close.
legend of haleakala

Maddahs an’ Suns

Reflecting on Mother's Day, Tita shares a story about Hawaiian demigod Maui and his mother, goddess Hina.

The Kau Kau Tin

Diane learns about the kau kau tin, a traditional old Hawaiian lunch box, and celebrates the ohana and stars of Maui food culture.