Tag: Rita Goldman

Browse stories written by Rita Goldman.

Hawaiian Goddess Pele

Fire Goddess

How could we dedicate an issue to all things hot about Hawai‘i and not include Pele? The volcano goddess is as renowned for her fiery passions as for the molten lava with which she creates new land.
looking back

The Readers Also Digest

Food has been part of Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi since our premiere issue rolled off the presses in Summer 1996.
sugarcane burning maui

Goodbye, Sugar

Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar's closure marks the end of a way of life — and controversy — that began here in 1823 with Maui’s first mill in Wailuku.
Maui artist Macario Pascual

Plantation Son

Macario Pascual paints the people and activities of his childhood and brings history back to life.
Hana Hwy Mural

Radio Shack

Folks who regularly drive Hana Highway watch for a small concrete structure between Ho‘okipa Beach Park and Maliko Gulch, because every week or two, somebody repaints it.
Maui home with pool

Under the Southern Sun

For one Maui artist, home is a study in light.
luxury homes maui

The Way Home

Mindful design leads to a residence in harmony with nature.
Lanai Theater

Back to the Future

Larry Ellison has upgraded Lanaʻi town's entertainment center, restoring it to its 1930s appearance and adding premium seats that recline and digital projectors for 3-D movies.
MAPA Maui

Playing Their Part

The Maui Academy of Performing Arts could make a revolutionary difference to Maui's economic scene.
Na Hoaloha

Success with Aloha

A West Maui restaurant group spills the beans on what it takes to succeed.
Kino Lau

Kino Lau

Hawaiian lore finds the spirit of the divine in the ordinary world.
Perfection Bra Fitting Wailuku Maui

Undercover Woman

Terri Erwin of Perfection Bra Fitting in Wailuku Maui created an intimate salon to instruct women on finding the proper bra size according to each individual size and shape.
Blu Homes

The Unfolding Home

Technology based on the centuries-old art of origami may soon change the kinds of buildings we call home.
Maui artist Douglas Chun

Beginner’s Mind

With discovery at the heart of his process, Maui abstract painter Douglas Chun draws inspiration from Chinese calligraphy and shoshin—a Zen Buddhist principle.
rainbow

Behind The Rainbow

Why do Hawaiian skies put on the most amazing light shows?
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.
upcountry Maui home

Old Charmer

Built in 1935, this restored Upcountry Maui home displays works by artists and craftspeople from around the world—and from just down the street.
hawaiian culture on Maui

Ripple Effect

In its twenty-five years, Po‘okela has influenced the community beyond Kaanapali Beach Hotel.

The Opposite Attraction

Being willing to consider the opposite might just teach you a thing or two about yourself.

The Inspiration of Hula

Maui’s rich hula history will be on view from November 9, 2010 when Hooulu: The Inspiration of Hula dances into town.
Hawaiian canoes

Magic Happens

Magic happens when the Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce meets on the beach in Wailea.
historic Lahaina house

A Place in History

This Lahaina house is now a historic site. Five years ago, it faced demolition.
ukuleles

Return of the Ukulele

The plucky little ukulele is making a mighty coming back, thanks to some big stars.
Olowalu Maui

Olowalu’s Gift

This West Maui valley witnessed some of the island's most turbulent history. Now it's helping to redeem the past.

Remembrance of Things Quaffed

Join MNKO at the May 15th Brewfest.
Maui plein air

Light Studies

Twenty-six artists will participate in the 2010 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational.
maui cruisers

What Goes Around

Find our how the writer's brown Nissan ended up with blue doors, blue hood, blue hatch and blue gas-cap cover.

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