January-February 2008

January-February 2008 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Pali hike Maui

Pali High

Hoofing it up Kealaloloa Ridge, we hike the winding pali trail and rediscover Maui’s past along the way.
whale breach rainbow

Still Saving the Whales

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

Kung Hee Fat Choy

Maui celebrates Chinese New Year with a bang.
Tita Kathy Collins

Da Muddah Tongue

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

Short-term Aloha

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

First Friday in Wailuku

Local merchants heat up Wailuku's sleepy streets with a monthly block party.
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.
design tips

Ask the Experts

Design tips from Maui’s home professionals

Side Dish: Good Korma

Indian fare finds Maui at last.
Wailea old blue golf course

Golf tips

Tips from Maui's top golf pros will have you swinging like a tiger in no time.
Wine sommelier

The Perfect Picnic Wine

Perfect pairings for the picnic basket.

The League of Extraordinary Golfers

Legends of the game tee up for Skins glory at Ka‘anapali

Talk Story

Fresh off the coconut wireless.
homemade dried fruit mix

Dried Fruits-Rehydrated

Tips for incorporating dried fruits in savory dishes.

Pau Hana

How huli huli chicken and Ted’s Bakery pies helped me cross Ka‘iwi Channel.
publisher's note

Publisher’s Note

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