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.
A Formal Affair
From sequins to Sinatra . . . the five most fabulous wedding trends
Canoes That Carve
The outrageous, white-knuckle sport of outrigger wave riding
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.
Side Dish by Gossip Gourmet
If she were queen, the winners would be...
Sweet Honeymoon Suites
The ultimate honeymoon options for Maui newlyweds
10 Most Intriguing People 2007
What these Mauians do makes them worthy of our attention.
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.
Two Cents on Change
Cause for Success
Old Lahaina Lu‘au’s high performance goes beyond the stage to embrace community.
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.
MORE 2007 Shaka List
Read four more "bests," then give us your nominees for best things on Maui.
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.