January-February 2016

January-Febuary 2016 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

find missing lost ring on maui

Ringer

“When you get in [cold] water, you lose two ring sizes. There are thousands of rings in the ocean because of that.”
Ulili bird Hawaii

The Voice of the Ulili

The “wandering tattler spends the summer nesting near streams in the Alaskan tundra. When the weather starts to cool, the birds fly south to Hawai‘i.
Island Gourmet

The Chef behind the Gourmet

Lloyd Aoki’s ABCs are compassion, knowledge and hard work.
watermelon cocktail

Watermelon Shochu Cocktail

Japengo general manager Matt Rapping shared this refreshing recipe that uses Shochu, a distillate usually made from rice, but sometimes from sweet potato or other carbohydrate.
Prime Rib au Jus recipe

Prime Rib au Jus

Mahalo to Island Gourmet Markets for this tantalizing prime rib recipe.
Willie Nelson

Looking Back

Launching Maui No Ka ‘Oi - The first issue was just fifty pages, and the publication came out four times a year.
Haynes family photo

Happy 20th Birthday, MNKO!

In 1996, hard work and a true-grit spirit of survival launched Maui No Ka ‘Oi — along with a mentor with a heart.
blind wine tasting

The Case of the Blind Wine Tasting

A blind wine tasting is an engaging way to share these pleasures with friends, without intimidating those who don’t know much about wine.
Haleakala Crater

Into the House of the Sun

A millennium before Haleakala became a national park, Hawaiians traversed its moonscape crater. On the park’s centennial, we reprise that journey.
island jewelry

Treasure Island

Stunning, cute, chic -- these island jewelry pieces will delight you, no matter what your style!
ozoni recipe

Kanto Zouni (Ozoni)

Try Japengo Chef Jin's recipe for ozoni, a seafood broth traditionally enjoyed during Japanese New Year.
Wailea Golf Club

Green

The official color of luxury.