January-February 2008

January-February 2008 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

designer bathroom

Beautiful Baths

Whether you love the warmth of tradition, customized whimsy, or elegance on a dime, your bathroom is all about value added: style, charm, and selling points. Here are three we’d shower with praise.
Tita Kathy Collins

Da Muddah Tongue

Wala‘au with our newest columnist, Tita, a.k.a. Kathy Collins.
design tips

Ask the Experts

Design tips from Maui’s home professionals

The League of Extraordinary Golfers

Legends of the game tee up for Skins glory at Ka‘anapali
wine advice by Charles Fredy

The Perfect Picnic Wine

Perfect pairings for the picnic basket.

Talk Story

Fresh off the coconut wireless.
whale breach rainbow

Still Saving the Whales

The Hawaiian humpback whales that visit Maui each year are doing well, but threats remain.

Short-term Aloha

Transient vacation rentals, long a quiet part of the Maui tourism industry, are a noisy new controversy.

Side Dish: Good Korma

Indian fare finds Maui at last.
Pali hike Maui

Ridge Story

You'll trek it on the Lahaina Pali Trail, but Kalaloloa means much more to Hawaiians. Read the legend of ‘Ele‘io and Kanikani‘a‘ula.
King Kamehameha Golf Club

Private Golf Courses—the Latest Trend?

To go private, or not to go private, that is the question island golf course owners have been pondering as they navigate their companies through rapidly changing times for island real estate and the sport of golf itself.

Pau Hana

How huli huli chicken and Ted’s Bakery pies helped me cross Ka‘iwi Channel.
Pali hike Maui

Pali High

Hoofing it up Kealaloloa Ridge, we hike the winding pali trail and rediscover Maui’s past along the way.
golf course homes maui

Living on the Greens

New Maui developments reflect a trend toward maintenance-free golf course living.
Silvia Harmina Maui

Old School Spirit

More than three decades after being abandoned to the elements, vandals and arson, Maui’s first public high school is kindling a passion for renewal.
Lanai golf

Lana‘i Golf Excursion

Golfing on Lana‘i truly is an edge-of-the-world experience. This is an island they will never forget.
Hawaiian kapa

Kapa: More to Learn

See all eleven kapa Pua Van Dorpe created to honor ancient Maui chiefs, and read their stories.

Publisher’s Note

Happy Birthday, 2008! Sound the noisemakers, pop the champagne, and don’t forget the confetti.

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