January-February 2011

January-February 2011 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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.
Rocco Mediate

Enter Mediate

One of the PGA pros who’ll take to the field at the 2011 Hyundai Tournament of Champions, Rocco Mediate counts himself lucky to be here.
dye chocolates hawaii

Chocolates to Dye For

After a half a century, the Dye family is back in the chocolate business at the brand new Waimea Chocolate Company.
roast beef sandwich

Vineyard Food Company

Chef Ralph Giles, owner of Vineyard Food Company, is on a mission to bring East Coast-style sandwiches to Maui.
chocolate heart

Madame Chocolatier

When a deal in the diamond market didn't pan out, Melani Boudar found her true calling, dipping chocolate.
lanai golf retreat for women

Girlfriends’ Golf Getaway

For the female of the species plays golf different from the male.
maui luxury homes

Above All, Comfort

As this award-winning residence reveals, the height of luxury is having a space you love to be in.
titanium sunglasses

White Hot Romance

Gift ideas to stoke that white-hot romance.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Roses are red. Violets are blue.

Our local authority knows bes.

The Opposite Attraction

Being willing to consider the opposite might just teach you a thing or two about yourself.
Wine sommelier

Read the Label

How to choose wine, advice from our resident sommelier

Side Dish: Lap of Luxury

Sometimes life on Maui is simply that luxurious.
maui air service

The High and the Mighty

Want to know where to find the ultra-rich on Maui? Kahului.
publisher's note

From the Publisher

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