July-August 2010

July-August 2010 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

star noodle

Star Noodle

Star Noodle in Lahaina unites big-city style and local flavors.
hawaiian forests

Guardians of the Watershed

We celebrate The Nature Conservancy's thirty years in Hawai'i with a visit to its crown jewel, Waikamoi cloud forest.
maui golf review

Maui Open debuts at The Dunes

Gleason is director of golf for The Dunes at Maui Lani, which will host the Maui Open for the first time in the tournament’s long and illustrious history.
bicycle hana highway

My Own Private Tour

Move over, Lance! Our writer takes on the Hana Highway by bike and finds a thrilling substitute for the Tour de France's tough mountain climbs.
Threes Bar and Grill

Three’s Bar & Grill

Three's Bar & Grill in Kihei, Maui blends three cuisines: Southwest, Pacific Rim, and Hawaiian.
Kailiaau Canoe

Ka‘ilia‘au’s Canoe

Under the direction of canoe builder Charlie Noland, the entire staff of Kaanapali Beach Hotel, housekeepers to general manager, worked on the canoe, used traditional tools and techniques to carve, sand and make a traditional Hawaiian canoe seaworthy.

From the Publisher

A note from our publisher on turning sixty.
maui canoe

Raising Mo‘okiha

Long ago, voyaging canoes brought humanity to these islands. A modern version will soon set sail, carrying that ancient culture into the future.
native intelligence

Native Intelligence

Native Intelligence in Wailuku, Maui, is a cultural resource center disguised as a store.

James Bond, Caterpillar

Hawaiian scientists have discovered tiny caterpillars that climb, spin webs, and eat escargot! Meet Hyposomocoma, a native Hawaiian genus of moths with highly a charismatic caterpillar stage.
Wine sommelier

The Sommelier’s Test

MNKO's wine expert spills the secrets on becoming an advanced sommelier.
wailea movie set extra

Do What?

Jack Hagarty recently spent three days as an extra on Adam Sandler’s new romantic comedy Just Go with It, filmed in part on the beach at the Maui Grand Wailea Resort, and also starring Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Aniston.
maui's golf courses

Maui 2010 Golf Tournaments – Part 2

Maui’s courses provide a wealth of golf experiences amid the world’s most scenic surroundings. Here's the tournament schedule for the second half of 2010.

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