November-December 2014

November-December 2014 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Hawaiian cultural leaders in Maui

The Thousand-year-old Gift

Hawaiian culture evolved over millennia, then almost disappeared after Western contact. Maui's cultural advisors are committed to bringing it back.
eco friendly gift wrap

Paper, Scissors . . . Wrappily Rocks!

This Maui mom turned a throwaway commodity into a flat-out brilliant business model.
Joseph Dutton

Saint Damien’s Soldier

Outside St. Joseph's Church in Kamalo, on the island of Molokai, stands the marble statue of a Union officer named Joseph Dutton.

Lulu’s Kitchen

While in Provence to visit the legendary vineyard Domaine Tempier, Diane receives an unexpected treat: its matriarch, Madame Lulu Peyraud, agrees to see her.

Hawaiian Winter

Hawaiians honor Lono, god of agriculture, during a four-month-long celebration called Makahiki.
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String Theory

Maui luthier Steve Grimes has built guitars for some of the top players in the world, including Steve Miller and Willie Nelson.
Maunalei Arboretum trail hike

Maui’s Wild West: Explore Kapalua

From native forests to windswept coastlines, Kapalua's hiking trails offer rich exploration.
sparkling wines

Sparkling Wines

Champagne is the epitome of sparkling wines, which is why we often reserve it for special occasions. Choosing one begins with understanding how sparkling wines are made.
Rob Hawes tiki collection

A Curious Craving

Hawaiiana is more dream than reality, nostalgia for a past that never was. But who can argue with a dream?
Snow goddess illustration

One Cold Wahine

Tita recalls stories about the snow goddesses of Mauna Kea on the Big Island.
maui cocktails

Tequila & Mezcal 101

The pros who tend our island's bars are wizards at balancing flavors—and generous about sharing what they know.
winning chef maui

Hot Tamale!

Get the recipe for award-winning corn tamales prepared by Executive Sous Chef Raymond Nicasio.
maui gift guide

Our Annual Gift Guide

Tis the season for our annual gift guide!