July-August 2014

July-August 2014 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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 Heartbeat of Hula

In contrast to modern hula, ancient hula is purely percussive.
Tizana bikini

Beauty and the Beach

Our top (and bottom) picks for Maui swimwear.
Maui cane burning controversy

The Burning Question

Can the last Hawaii sugar plantation survive without cane fires? What happens to Maui if they stop?
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.
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.
Olowalu oceanfront home

Olowalu Oasis

For these Napa Valley vintners, paradise is living where orchard and ocean meet.
Maui Pineapple Grill

Destination Delicious

Pineapple Grill and Plantation House team up to make Kapalua the place to eat.
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.
publisher's note

The Signs (and Singes) of Summer

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