March-April 2008

March-April 2008 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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Giving Voice to a Culture

For more than a millennium, Hawaii relied on was an oral culture. It’s not mere chance that the spoken word has regained its importance today.

Night Dive

Who says Maui doesn't have nigthlife? Sixty feet beneath the surface, graceful rays and white-tipped sharks party amid the reef's other colorful characters.
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If Can, Can

With a host of national awards and a name everybody’s getting to know, this local brewpub has plenty to cheer about.

Ode to Spring: a Draft

Right now it’s spring on Maui. Hold onto your hats!
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Mamane

When in bloom—as it is about now—mamane is an explosion of color: bursts of yellow petals.
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Managing the Mountain

Haleakala National Park’s newest superintendent tackles traffic on the summit.
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Raise Your Glass

The unadulterated truth about organic wine.

Side Dish: Musical Chairs

Buckle up for a head-spinning game of restaurant musical chairs.

Talk Story

Fresh off the coconut wireless in March.
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Ten Great Meals for $10

Shake that ten spot out of your piggy bank—we’ve found ten thrifty meals on Maui for you to choose from.
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The Elusive ‘Ua‘u

A discovery of Native Hawaiian petrel burrows on Lana'i sheds new light on this little-known species.
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The Green Home

It's getting a whole lot easier to be green. Here's how–and why–environmentalism begins at home.

From the Publisher

This issue holds a wellspring of folks with green on their minds. It is to those stewards of our future that this issue is dedicated.

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