July-August 2009

July-August 2009 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Wine sommelier

A Look at New and Old World Wines

New World vs. Old World wine challenges to try.
akaka bill

The Akaka Bill

In the U.S., Hawaiians are the only native people not recognized as an indigenous nation. Why do some Hawaiians oppose the bill that would grant them autonomy?
Ed Kageyama

More Tips from the Pros

Line up your putt, know your greens, and conquer the dreaded bunker shot with strong wrists and a positive frame of mind.
Tita Kathy Collins

Dim Sum

Tita talks about lucky numbers, and not so lucky relatives!
Haiku house

Keepers of History

The first thing you notice is a generous white split-rail rambling along the roadside, offering tantalizing glimpses of smooth green lawns, majestic old shade trees, and a pretty white gazebo where lemonade might be served on a hot summer’s day...
kanaio coast boat trip

Hang On Tight

Take a wild ride with Blue Water Rafting along Maui's rugged Kanaio coast.

Talking Story with Light

With a sunny outlook and a shimmering palette, Darrell Hill tells the stories of Hawai‘i’s landscapes.
golf stretch

Improve Your Game

Improve your golf game and avoid injury with these simple stretches.
grilled prawns recipe

Sugarcane Grilled Prawns

This artistic and tasty prawn appetizer handily won the award for "Best of the Fest" at the 2009 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.
publisher's note

Publisher’s Note

Our publisher speaks about change in the air...
Hawaii hula dancer

50/50

Fifty years ago, Hawai'i added a fiftieth star to the Star Spangled Banner — and Maui would never be the same.
Rusty Hathaway

Know Your Greens

Knowing what kind of grass you'll be golfing on will give your game that added edge.

Slam Dunk

Maui's "Big Beach" celebrates the return of much-needed lifeguards.

Pohaku

You and I are older than the stones along the Puna shoreline. These stones started just a few years ago as gobs of lava from Pele’s current eruption, gobs that dripped into the sea only to be tumbled and polished then lobbed back onto the shore.
brownchicken browncow

Folk Mooosic

BrownChicken BrownCow, a quartet of string players from West Virginia, is wooing the Maui folk music fans.
golf pro tips

Playing the Trades

Tips from the Maui golf pros Jerry King and Rick Castillo will help you tee off in the tradewinds
snapper

Pickled Maui Onions

Chef David Paul Johnson shares his standout garnish for island snapper.
Hawaiian pau riders

Pa‘u Riders

Hawaiian pa'u riders carry on an exuberant tradition, bedecking both horse and rider with flowers and fine fabrics.