March-April 2015

March-April 2015 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

maui island fashion

Elements of Style

Which of the four elements fits your style? Fire. Water. Earth. Air.
biodynamic wine

A Lesson in Biodynamic Wine

Many winemakers say that biodynamic practices increase the land’s ability to express its unique flavors and components in the wine — enhancing its terroir. The result is a wine that speaks of its place, that has its own distinctive signature.
Upcycling

Upcycling

Turn trash into treasure with three "upcycling" DIY projects.
hawaiian moon calendar

Planting by the Moon

Finding the science behind an ancient, indigenous practice.
rescuing whales

Cutting the Ties That Bind

Large Whale Entanglement Response Coordinator Ed Lyman offers this analogy to explain his work: "It's like triage, and we're like whale doctors."

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publisher's note

It’s Elemental

From the fury of Pele's fiery volcano, to the gentle tug and pull of lunar tides, Hawai'i is a study of beauty and contrasts created and continually carved by the forces of nature.
chicken tinola recipe

What Do You Do with a Green Papaya?

What do you do with a green papaya? Our dining editor uses the fruit in chicken tinola soup and green papaya salad - recipes included!
hale pepe trees

Hula Tree

Among the most charismatic species in the Hawaiian dry-land forest, six different species of hala pepe trees exist — each one endemic to its own Hawaiian island.
ahihi kinaui reserve

Forbidden Landscape

The harsh terrain of the Ahihi-Kina'u Natural Area Reserve in South Maui hides rare & fragile treasures in its lava.

Pineapple Sparkling Wine

Not many wineries are crazy enough to make pineapple sparkling wine, and no one else is crazy enough to make it using the traditional method.