January-February 2008

January-February 2008 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Kapa: Fabric of a Culture

Pua Van Dorpe has spent a lifetime pursuing her passion—reclaiming this ancient and lost Hawaiian art
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.
Tita Kathy Collins

Da Muddah Tongue

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

Still Saving the Whales

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

The Perfect Picnic Wine

Perfect pairings for the picnic basket.
Wailuku fridays

First Friday in Wailuku

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

Short-term Aloha

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

Kung Hee Fat Choy

Maui celebrates Chinese New Year with a bang.
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.
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.
hapa haole music

Hapa Haole Music

Born in the early 1900s, Hawaiian hapa haole music evolved over the decades to match whatever song style was popular at the time, from ragtime to rap.

The League of Extraordinary Golfers

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

Pali High

Hoofing it up Kealaloloa Ridge, we hike the winding pali trail and rediscover Maui’s past along the way.
Wailea old blue golf course

Golf tips

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

Publisher’s Note

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

Side Dish: Good Korma

Indian fare finds Maui at last.
design tips

Ask the Experts

Design tips from Maui’s home professionals