July-August 2016

July-August 2016 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Maui best beach

Maui’s Best Beaches

Maui’s beaches are certainly perfect for doing “nothing,” and they also give us the world’s most stunning settings for doing something.
mac nut pasta

Go Nuts!

Chocolate-covered is just the beginning. Macadamia nuts have a shell of a lot more to offer.
Maui raceway

Hot Wheels

At Maui Raceway Park, life’s a drag — and that’s a good thing.
Andrew Molina family

One Mo‘lina

Andrew Molina could be the lead singer of America’s next superstar boy band. Except for one small hitch: he doesn’t sing.
GMO crops illustration

Hot Buttons

Over the past two decades, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi has reported on an array of island issues.
great finds july 2016

HOT Great Finds

Sharing our favorite ways to revel in or beat the heat.

In Case of Emergency

From dousing flames, to diving underwater, to scaling mountains, rescuers must be prepared for anything—so they train for everything.
tiny homes Maui

Think Small

Our island paradise is in the midst of an affordable-housing crisis. Could tiny houses be a solution?
world conservation congress

Diversity Is Life

The Indigenous Crop Biodiversity Festival takes its theme from a Hawaiian proverb, I ulu no ka lālā i ke kumu, “The branches grow because of the trunk,” a reminder that, without our ancestors, we would not exist.
publisher's note

Old Flame

Our theme this issue is “hot stuff” — and what could be hotter than a sexy, champagne-gold Jag . . . in flames?
chili pepper water

Savoring the Burn

Locals splash chili pepper water on just about anything, but the origin of this ubiquitous Hawai‘i condiment remains a mystery.