At Home

At Home stories published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

amazing jungle shower

The Outdoor Shower

When was the last time you bathed out of doors, feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin, watching the wind dance in the trees, or the stars play hide-and-seek with the clouds?
Maui homes

A Diamond in the Rough

A ragtag property gets a modern makeover by a real estate developer who never says never.
tropical orchids

Specific Beauty

Supermarket-variety orchids are a far cry from their feral parents. At Tropical Orchid Farm in Haiku, Jeffrey Parker and Kathy Klett propagate the ancestral species.
Haiku barn home

Simple Pleasures

The lesson of this Haʻikū home: Less can truly be more.
maui gardening

Ideas to Inspire Your Own Great Outdoors

Maui offers a wealth of opportunities for creating an outdoor space perfect for you.
Blu Homes

The Unfolding Home

Technology based on the centuries-old art of origami may soon change the kinds of buildings we call home.
color

Don’t Be Afraid of Color

In praise of paint: The right use of color can accentuate an architectural detail or favorite possession, and create a sense of spaciousness or cozy warmth.
maui condo renovation

A Perfect Fit: Condo Makeover

Good things do come in small packages — with planning and care.
maui gardens

How Does Your Garden Grow?

This growing guide helps Maui residents determine the best vegetables within their area. From Upcountry to the West Side, there is a perfect bulb for you.
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.
maui remodel

The Right Remodel

MNKO’s home and garden advice column
Kula home

Living History

A lovingly restored Upcountry home stands the test of time.
orchids

Orchid Obsession

Orchids have a strange capacity for overstimulating otherwise sensible people. Especially on Maui.
Maui home

A Life in the Islands

Fatima and Dick Cameron grew up a world apart. Together, they transformed a humble house in the country into a welcoming home.
upcountry villa

Planting Roots

Grapevines and olive orchards thrive at this Old World villa in Upcountry Maui.
golf course homes maui

Living on the Greens

New Maui developments reflect a trend toward maintenance-free golf course living.
modern homes

Home as Modern Art

A custom-designed Kula dwelling redefines island living.
Maui designer home

Sandcastle

A beach house inspired by child's play
lahaina island oasis

Island Oasis

A homeowner/tree farmer brings back green acres to a dry Lāhainā hillside.
historic Lahaina house

A Place in History

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

Love Endures

For sixty years, despite the odds, this north shore dwelling has proved that home is where the heart lives.
plantation style bedroom

A Passion For The Past

A plantation inspired Maui home designed with the charm of yesteryear. Lilikoi Lani Farm was refurbished by Robert Adolph in Haiku Maui, named after the lilikoi flower.

Homes for the Holidays

From West Side opulence to Upcountry charm, these three Maui homes offer exceptional spaces for entertaining. Tidings and comfort to deck the holidays.
maui home swimming pool

Cool Pools

David Leadbetter video golf lessons in four chapters.Dip into three distinctive Maui pools--and hear what the experts say you should know before you build your own. Make a statement.
creative maui homes

Creative Homes on Challenging Lots

Designed for shore: tour two Maui architects' homes
haiku maui tiny house

Living Large in a Small Space

Like a genie's bottle, this tiny Haiku dwelling encloses a boundless creative spirit.
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.

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