March-April 2007

March-April 2007 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

been on tropical flower

Garden of Knowledge

Helping Farmers Combat Disease, Pests, and Challenges of the Global Marketplace

Getting Good and Dirty

Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
volunteer on maui

Getting Good and Dirty – Part 2

A volunteer trip to Pu‘u Makua lands our writer on top of the clouds to plant close to 1,000 koa and a‘ali‘i.


Each spring the tall jacaranda trees lining the Upcountry Maui roadsides begin their slow explosion of color.

One Man’s Trash . . .

Reduce, reuse, recycle!
off grid maui

Power of Conviction: Off the Grid Advice

Learn more tips from the experts on how to live off-the-grid.
Pu‘u Kukui

Rooted in Mystery

A Glimpse into Pu‘u Kukui, Maui’s Protected Native Plant Heaven

Side Dish: Go Green

When you get to the fork in the road, don't throw it away.
aloha Friday

Talk Story

News from coconut wireless.
maui bog

Bog Dreams

Photos and commentary from a rare trek to Pu‘u Kukui and its enchanted bog.
rene silva

A Force of Nature

Meet Rene Sylva, Maui's Grand Master of Native Plant.
publisher's note

From the Publisher

I’m proud to announce that Maui No Ka ‘Oi is now printed on recycled paper, and not a moment too soon.