May-June 2011

May-June 2011 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Employing Poʻokela

For twenty five years, a small West Maui hotel has built its unorthodox business model on Hawaiian values.
maui wedding location ideas

Where To Say “I Do” on Maui

An expert shares her advice on finding the perfect Maui wedding venue.
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.
gay marriage hawaii

“I do.” Now they do, too.

Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie signed same sex civil unions into law as of January 1, 2012.
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.
maui skimboarding

Head Over Heels

With just inches of shorebreak to play with, Maui skimmers find oceans of fun.

Portrait of an Icon

Herb Kane was not just a vast source of information about ancient Hawaii and Polynesia; he personified aloha.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Germ Wa’fare

Tita talks about local cures for the common cold Hawaiian style.
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.
Shrimp Lobster Cake recipe

Maui Onion Shrimp and Lobster Cake

Mahalo to Chef D.K. Kodama of Sansei, Cane & Taro, and Vino Restaurants, for this delicious lobster cake recipe.
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.