January-February 2016

January-Febuary 2016 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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.
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.”
ozoni recipe

Kanto Zouni (Ozoni)

Try Japengo Chef Jin's recipe for ozoni, a seafood broth traditionally enjoyed during Japanese New Year.
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.
Prime Rib au Jus recipe

Prime Rib au Jus

Mahalo to Island Gourmet Markets for this tantalizing prime rib recipe.
Japengo Maui sushi

Raw Talent

Meet the chefs behind Hyatt’s stellar sushi and seafood.
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.
Maui Kapalua home

Cool Comfort

Kapalua Plantation Estates on Maui’s northwest coast luxuriates in sea breezes and ocean views.
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.
Maui artist Macario Pascual

Plantation Son

Macario Pascual paints the people and activities of his childhood and brings history back to life.
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.
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.