May-June 2008

May-June 2008 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Hale Pa'i

Hale Pa’i

One hundred seventy-four years ago, Maui's first print shop published the first Hawaiian-language newspaper...and launched a small revolution.
maui wedding

Unforgettable Wedding Sites

Reception sites we love
boy flag tradition

Wave If It’s a Boy

Fish-shaped streamers are part of the celebration of Boys’ Day, a Japanese holiday that arrived in the Hawaiian Islands with early plantation workers.
maui wedding sites

Say I Do to What’s New

Maui's wedding coordinators give the inside scoop on the latest wedding trends.
surfers illustration

Eh, Who Dat Ovah Deah?

As Maui moves into the twenty-first century, the unassuming nicknames of the past will likely evolve to suit our more frenetic and capitalistic times.
Maui designer home


A beach house inspired by child's play
Grand Tasting

Coming of Age

Savoring the 2008 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.
chef illustration

2008 Maui Chef of the Year Brian Etheredge

The votes are in: Chef Brian Etheredge is named Chef of the Year by his peers.
publisher's note

From the Publisher

It’s clear to me what I love most about Maui—our sense of connection: to our past, to our island culture and environment, most importantly, to each other.
windsurfer maui

2008 Shaka List

25 reasons to wave your thumb and pinky, and feel "lucky you live Maui."
Wine sommelier

Hot Tips on Cool Wines

Try as many wines as you can, to get a basis for comparison.
Tita Kathy Collins

Da Bes’ Fo Real Kine

Tita has writer's block, but comes out alive.

Side Dish: Juicy Rumors

Who won Best Hawaii food blog and Worst Export? Let Gossip tell all...