May-June 2012

May-June 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Holupoe Beach Lanai

2012 Shaka List

From Tongan choirs to camping at Hulopoe, our shaka list gives you 25 reasons to fall in love with Maui.
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Publisher’s Note

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine Publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn recalls a birthday celebration that began with disaster and ended with another great Maui memory.

Homegrown Harvest

Great finds made right here on Maui are just a click away. Browse these fabulous items for the home, fashion, beauty, dining and décor, and happy shopping.
maui charity walk

Best Slippah Forward

The annual 5k Visitor Industry Charity Walk is raising much needed funds for local Maui nonprofit organizations, one step at a time.
cambria countertops

Counter Intelligence

Maui home design expert Rick Cowan shares some new and exciting trends in the world of kitchen counter tops, including several eco-friendly options.
Maui Film Festival celebrities

Movie Magic

See the stars under the stars at the annual Maui Film Festival, featuring screenings, food events and celebrity appearances during this weeklong celebration.
Maui obon

Oh, Boy! Obon!

Join the ancient Japanese traditions of the annual obon season, where revelers from across the island come together for a festive night to honor the departed.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Da Odda May Days

For Maui born Tita, Kathy Collins, this month brings three reasons to celebrate here in Hawaii, including May Day, Mothers Day and Boys Day.
Kidnapped Hawaiian king

The Kidnapped King

Discover the true-life drama of the last monarch of Kauai, Kaumualii, and the important role he played in the formation of the Hawaiian nation.
Kapalua wine and food festival

Kapalua Uncorks a Winner

The annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival will once again host a three-day celebration of all things wine. Read on to discover what 2012 edition has in store.
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Local Flavor

Local wine expert, Charles Fredy, shows us how to select the wine perfect pairing for the unique island climate and cuisine found only in Hawaii.
Star Noodle

In With the New

Maui No Ka Oi dining editor, Marti Rosenquist, bestows her own accolades on island restaurants setting the trends that others are sure to follow.