Publisher's Notes

Stories by Diane Haynes Woodburn.

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Lilikoi Hunting

Maui No Ka Oi magazine publisher, Diane Haynes Woodburn, shares the perks of living in a tropical paradise on an afternoon excursion to collect lilikoi.

From the Publisher

Our publisher wishes everyone a year of joy and hotel rooms with hot showers.

From the Publisher

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn discusses aloha spirit.

Up and Away

In celebration of our twentieth anniversary, we have been sharing some of our favorite stories from the archives.

Diaper Diva

Wishing you a spring filled with sunshine, new beginnings, and people you love.

From the Publisher

The morning of the 2011 Japanese tsunami the Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Voyaging Society canoe is taken from its sandy resting place at the edge of an ancient fishpond by the early-morning tidal wave.

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!

Publisher’s Note

Our publisher speaks about change in the air...

Best Regional Magazine

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn humbly accepts top honors for Best Regional Magazine at the Western Publishing Association's Maggie Awards.

Publisher’s Note

Summertime has the publisher exploring her artistic side.

From the Publisher

Miracles do happen.

From the Publisher

It's time to welcome in the Year of the Rabbit.

Coming up Roses

Here's wishing you the joy of island living, no matter where you call home. And that all your unexpected challenges come up roses — on or off the stem.

Old Flame

Our theme this issue is “hot stuff” — and what could be hotter than a sexy, champagne-gold Jag . . . in flames?

From the Publisher

Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn welcomes the Year of the Dragon, which promises big changes for the world – and this magazine.

Puddle Jump to Maui

Our publisher shares her vacation stories, then introduces our Travel Issue, where you can find tons of reasons to start exploring Maui.

From the Publisher

MNKO’s publisher offers a sneak peek at the fashion-themed fall issue, introduces new staff and bids a fond farewell to others—all while balancing a giant rose on her head.

What Is Luxury?

The meaning of luxury — good health, family, friends and moments of unexpected harmony and joy.

Into the Wind

Congratulations to all our winners, and to everyone who paddles into the wind, every day.

Publisher’s Note

Our publisher comments on the simple luxuries we share and that luxury is in the eye and heart of the beholder.

From the Publisher

Our publisher begins summer vacation on Kaua‘i, with a reunion of family and friends.

Days of Awe

Visiting the east coast for a wedding, Maui No Ka Oi publisher, Diane Haynes Woodburn, experiences a sense of awe while seeking inspiration through thoughts of her ancestors.

Publisher’s Note

We welcome Ashley Stepanek as our new managing editor as we also close a decade of publishing, and look forward to the next.

Publisher’s Note

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine Publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn recalls a birthday celebration that began with disaster and ended with another great Maui memory.

Food, Glorious Food!

The spirit of aloha it is alive and well on Maui — accessible to all of us, even if the gift is as humble as chicken soup.

Me Ka Aloha Pumehana

Maui No Ka Oi magazine publisher, Diane Haynes Woodburn, honors the memory of her father and reflects on the gifts he has left behind.

Romantic anniversaries . . . oops, missed it.

This issue offers just about everything to make your special day perfect . . . unless you forget.

Publisher's Notes

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!

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