Maui No Ka Oi Magazine

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Oumuamua Asteroid

The Visitor + VIDEO

Learn about the Oumuamua Asteroid, first seen through the Pan-STARR telescope at the summit of Haleakalā, which now bears a Hawaiian name.
beach buddies

Citizen Canine + VIDEO

Follow your guide and make the most of Maui. This issue we explore the island along with a friendly furry companion from the Maui Humane Society.

Fare Sailing: Maui Dinner Cruises + VIDEO

These Maui boat tours with catering chefs offer signature plated and buffet fare. Add the occasional sighting of a whale’s tail or two during whale season, and you’ve got an unforgettable dinner show.
Hawaiian petrels

Spring Serenade

In springtime, Hawaiian petrels, or ‘ua‘u, return after many months at sea to their underground nests atop Maui’s 10,023-foot-tall volcano.

The Art of Spring

On Maui this spring, five notable events will celebrate the Islands, their people and cultures.

Grown-up Getaway at Hotel Wailea

931 days had passed since my wife and I had a night to ourselves, away from our two young children. Cue the champagne—time for a getaway to the Hotel Wailea.
kiawe cocktail

Stuck on Kiawe

Our thanks to Sunny Savage for sharing her recipe for this kiawe cooler.
Kahakuloa home

A View From the Top

Nicknamed “The Clifftop House” by many of its admirers, this Maui home is unique.
pioneer inn breakfast

Breakfast on the Sunset Side

Check out our recommendations for West Maui breakfast locations.

Flower Power

The sun may have set on two of Maui’s main agribusinesses, but a local company is betting its future on energy crops.

Maui’s Changing Landscape

With this first installment in a yearlong series, we explore the future of farming on our still mostly rural island.
four seasons room service

Four Seasons, 4 Meals, 24 Hours

Our dining editor lands in Wailea and discovers the right stuff while dining at the Four Seasons Resort.
awili spa

The Lap of Luxury: Maui Resort Spas

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but every body needs some over-the-top indulgence now and then.
maui luxury shopping

Great Finds: Shine On

However you celebrate the new year, it promises to be brilliant.
Hangloose hammocks

Shop Maui

Find great shopping ideas, see hot Maui real estate for sale, local art and artists, as well as fun things to do around the island in our sponsored section.

A Toast to Auld Lang Syne

Wishing you a new year in which the brown dog lies low, the path is clear, and riches abound in the most surprising places.
Kipahulu Maui Buggy

Helicopter & Buggy Tour

When it comes to exploring Maui, the sky’s the limit.

First Resort: Perfect Day in Kāʻanapali + VIDEO

First Resort: we spend a perfect day in Kaʻanapali, Maui. Explore with us!
Haha flowers Hawaii

Hāhā: The Velvet Touch

Some of Maui’s strangest flowers bloom in winter—though witnessing these living curiosities requires some effort and a sharp eye.
maui makeup artist

A Day in the Life: Ry-n Shimabuku

Whether he’s doing makeup, hairstyling, or constructing a theatrical accessory, creativity is essential.
tofu scramble

Duo’s Tofu Scramble

Hungry for an indulgent yet guilt-free breakfast? Skinny up to a Southwestern-style tofu scramble.
Lahaina old jail

Art History

Lahaina Arts Society celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this November.
holiday test kitchen 2017

Holiday Test Kitchen 2017

Our Holiday Test Kitchen springs from a treasured collection of family recipes that Chef Tylun Pang wanted to share with the world.
Maui Wedding Maui

20 Things We Love About Maui: The Shaka List

20 Things We Love About Maui: Beats & Eats, Hashimoto persimmons, IMUA Family Services, Outrigger-canoe surfing & more!
maui mixology

Naughty & Spiced

Holiday cocktails? No time like the present!

Dim sum, kugel or Christmas pudding, we’re all family.

Wishing you a holiday season filled with gratitude and tolerance, fond memories, laughter, and good health. And perhaps a little dim sum!
Kula home

Charmed at First Sight

This charming Kula Maui home has lots to offer its owners, who originally did not want a two-story home.