May-June 2011

May-June 2011 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

skimboard history

Homemade Gear

In the old days, you had to make your own skimboards if you wanted to ride Maui's steep shorebreak.
hawaiian culture on Maui

Ripple Effect

In its twenty-five years, Po‘okela has influenced the community beyond Kaanapali Beach Hotel.
Wine sommelier

A Festival You Won’t Want to Miss

The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival returns June 9 through 12, celebrating three decades of magnificent wine and food.
aipono winners 2011

Bringing the Best Forward

Our dining editor gets the scoop on three Aipono Award winning restaurants.
Chef Sheldon Simeon

2011 Maui Chef of the Year: Sheldon Simeon

Getting not one but two James Beard nominations is every chef’s dream, but Simeon hasn’t let it spoil his humility.
George Clooney dreams

Side Dish: Extra Scoop of George Clooney

Gossip Gourmet praises charitable chefs and gets ready for a summer full of foodie festivals on Maui.
sunset dinner sail in Maui

5 Maui Wedding Spots

Make a splash by starting your marriage at any of these five uniquely Maui wedding spots.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Germ Wa’fare

Tita talks about local cures for the common cold Hawaiian style.

Portrait of an Icon

Herb Kane was not just a vast source of information about ancient Hawaii and Polynesia; he personified aloha.
maui wedding location ideas

Where To Say “I Do” on Maui

An expert shares her advice on finding the perfect Maui wedding venue.
publisher's note

From the Publisher

The morning of the 2011 Japanese tsunami the Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Voyaging Society canoe is taken from its sandy resting place at the edge of an ancient fishpond by the early-morning tidal wave.