July-August 2014

July-August 2014 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Hawaii orchid

Hawai‘i’s Rarest Orchid

Some of the most delicate-looking and showy orchids grow in Hawaii, yet only three are native. The Hawaiian fringed orchid is the most rare of the three.
boutari moschofilero

Summer Whites

Moschofilero, Assyrtiko, Albarino and Vermentino are four wines you may not have heard of, but they're worthy choices for summer.
MAPA Maui

Playing Their Part

The Maui Academy of Performing Arts could make a revolutionary difference to Maui's economic scene.
Olowalu oceanfront home

Olowalu Oasis

For these Napa Valley vintners, paradise is living where orchard and ocean meet.
old blue wailea golf

Breaking News

From new clubhouses, to fleets of new golf carts, to on-course renovations, Maui golf course layouts have spruced up for summer.
coral spawns

Sex and the Coral Polyp

Few people think of corals as animals — which they are — and fewer folks contemplate their sex lives! Yet coral spawns are magical events.
Kathy Collins

Da Glow of Mem’ry

In her column for July-August, Tita talks about cane burning in Maui.
yachts race

Trial by Water

What can happen during a 2,300 mile yacht race from Canada to Maui? ... “The thrill of experiencing one of life’s biggest adventures," says veteran sailor David Sutcliffe.

The Signs (and Singes) of Summer

The Pacific golden plover's annual flight marks the beginning of summer.
Tizana bikini

Beauty and the Beach

Our top (and bottom) picks for Maui swimwear.

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