May-June 2007

May-June 2007 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Maui No Ka Ouch

To millions of enchanted admirers, Maui comes as close to perfection as nature probably allows. But even this best of all possible worlds has a few shortcomings.
formal weddings maui

A Formal Affair

From sequins to Sinatra . . . the five most fabulous wedding trends
canoe surfing

Canoes That Carve

The outrageous, white-knuckle sport of outrigger wave riding
Ivan Pahk

2007 Chef of the Year Ivan Pahk

Maui chef of the year Ivan Pahk’s success is due, in no small part, to his generous participation in Maui’s food scene.
chef awards

Side Dish by Gossip Gourmet

If she were queen, the winners would be...
maui honeymoon suite

Sweet Honeymoon Suites

The ultimate honeymoon options for Maui newlyweds
willie k and eric gilliom

10 Most Intriguing People 2007

What these Mauians do makes them worthy of our attention.
Honokowai Valley

A Valley Back in Time

Dedicated volunteers are restoring the remains of a once-thriving Native Hawaiian village in Honokowai Valley—from the sticks to the stones.
old lahaina luau

Cause for Success

Old Lahaina Lu‘au’s high performance goes beyond the stage to embrace community.
aipono winners

Good From the Inside Out

How Maui’s winning kitchens cook up satisfaction for their guests and staff

Need a resource?

These florists will help you lei your graduate.
black rock beach maui

MORE 2007 Shaka List

Read four more "bests," then give us your nominees for best things on Maui.

Publisher’s Note

Inside this “Best of Maui” issue are treasures to inspire a new adventure or rekindle a fond memory—a thoughtfully chosen list that is quintessentially Maui.

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