January-February 2012

January-February 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Ronaldo Macedo art

Triptych

Three island-wide events—Maui Plein Air Invitational, Celebration of Hawaii and Maui Open Studios—invite us to see Maui through the eyes of its artists.
scuba diving maui hawaii

Liquid Assets

A beginner learns to scuba dive—and introduces us to Maui's tropical reef life.
Elizabeth Lindsey

Mapping the Human Story

When Elizabeth Lindsey was a child, Hawaiian elders foretold that she would embark on a journey to gather ancient wisdom that could guide future generations.

Tricks to Transforming a Room

In his home-and-garden advice column, certified designer Rick Cowan shares helpful tips on how to optimize space even with limited square footage.
publisher's note

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.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Tita vs. da Dragon

Tita welcomes in the Year of the Dragon with a tale of a Maui lizard goddess.

Outstanding in the Field

Artist and chef Jim Denevan brings his on-location dinners to a farm field near you. The international dining phenomenon is a moveable feast for the senses.
wailea golf

Wailea Stay & Play

For golf lovers, Wailea has it all— championship courses to practice your swing, fine dining to keep you satisfied and world-class resorts to rest your head.
Laila Ali

Honoring Those Who XL

Forty years after Maui-born politician Patsy Mink created Title IX, we honor the U.S. congresswoman who helped ensure equality for women and girls.
whales photography

How to Catch a Whale

Underwater photographer Douglas Hoffman tells us what it takes to capture Maui’s most famous visitor, the illusive humpback whale, in its natural environment.