March-April 2009

March-April 2009 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Home Grown

Maui's farmers face a host of challenges. Here's what some are doing to survive—and why we all need to help.
girls night out

Girls’ Night Out

Girls’ Night Out features fashion, a four-course menu and drink specials.
Bob and Lisa Richardson

Environmental Heroes 2009

Meet some ordinary people whose super power is an unflagging commitment to Maui's natural environment.

Eco-friendly Kitchen Cleaners

Who really wants to eat off of a plate that’s been scrubbed down with toxins?
celebration of the arts

Celebration of the Arts

Every Easter weekend, the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, goes all out with its Celebration of the Arts: a celebration of all things Hawaiian.
Wine sommelier

A Second Look at Organic Wines

It wasn’t that long ago that organic wines weren’t taken seriously.
organic gardening

10 Organic Gardening Tips

How do you keep your garden green? Kula farmer Ann Carter shares her organic wisdom.
rubber

What Erased Maui’s Rubber Plantations?

A century ago, Maui’s business leaders were excited about a new crop: rubber.
Lahaina Grill Ahi

Two Servings of Green

Isle restaurateurs lead the way to sustainable tables.
poi pounding

Side Dish: Poi Poundin’

Gossip Gourmet pounds some poi at the Maui Ag Fest.
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The Heiau in the Garden

On Maui's remote eastern shore, a long-hidden archeological treasure recalls the majesty of an ancient kingdom.
maui cruisers

What Goes Around

Find our how the writer's brown Nissan ended up with blue doors, blue hood, blue hatch and blue gas-cap cover.
Tita Kathy Collins

Spring Fevah

“April showahs bring May flowahs.”

Publisher’s Note

If the honu can survive the dinosaurs, the ice age, man and mysterious disease, certainly we humans can survive a little economic blip.

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