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.

Side Dish: Lap of Luxury

Sometimes life on Maui is simply that luxurious.
chocolate heart

Madame Chocolatier

When a deal in the diamond market didn't pan out, Melani Boudar found her true calling, dipping chocolate.
seared beef mama's fish house

Mama’s Fish House

Few dining destinations rival the luxury of Mama’s Fish House. Chef Bateman's seared beef Polynesian appetizer is uncomplicated perfection.
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.
titanium sunglasses

White Hot Romance

Gift ideas to stoke that white-hot romance.
maui air service

The High and the Mighty

Want to know where to find the ultra-rich on Maui? Kahului.

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

Pull!

Lanai Sporting Clays offers the thrill of the hunt for those who wouldn't hurt a fly.
lanai golf retreat for women

Girlfriends’ Golf Getaway

For the female of the species plays golf different from the male.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Roses are red. Violets are blue.

Our local authority knows bes.

Lemongrass-cured Salmon

Clever pastry spoons loaded with salmon and roe wowed guests at the 2010 Noble Chef gala.
publisher's note

From the Publisher

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