July-August 2008

July-August 2008 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

piiholo ranch

Saddle Up!

Two miles above Maui’s old cowboy town, Pi‘iholo offers happy trails into ranching history.
pineapple plate art

From Palette to Plate

Celebrated Maui artists designed beautiful ceramic plates for Maui No Ka Oi Magazine's 2008 Aipono Awards, the annual fundraiser for the Maui Culinary Academy.
maui wetlands

Harboring the Wetland

Kahului once was home to birds and two inland fishponds.
pau hana

Pau Hana

maui home swimming pool

Cool Pools

David Leadbetter video golf lessons in four chapters.Dip into three distinctive Maui pools--and hear what the experts say you should know before you build your own. Make a statement.

Na Wai ‘Eha

Farmers, environmentalists, and the pressures of development vie for Wailuku's contested streams.


Maui's delicious lychee season spans the summer from May to August.
bikini martini

Side Dish: Susan B. Anthotini

Gossip gets political over bikini martinis.
David Leadbetter golf

A Tale of Two Academies

Take golf lessons on Maui with academy pros.
Ni'ihau shell lei

The “Flowers” of Niʻihau

From tiny shells that wash ashore on this forbidden island come priceless treasures.
lori castillo

A Girl’s Game

Meet Lori Castillo, the only Hawai‘i golfer to win three USGA national championships, and one of only four golfers ever to hold two USGA titles simultaneously.
paia youth center skaters


Pāʻia Youth & Cultural Center channels adolescent energy through a positive charge of fun, learning and Hawaiian values.
Wine sommelier

Sizzling Summer Whites

Our sommelier speaks of sizzling summer whites