May-June 2012

May-June 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

maui paragliding

Surfing the Skies

Paragliding rookies and veterans can catch some serious air with Proflyght Paragliding, located on the gentle slopes of Haleakala, right here on Maui.
Maui Chef Roger Stettler

2012 Chef of the Year: Roger Stettler

Roger Stettler may be the most famous Maui chef the average visitor hasn’t heard of.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mao

The Right Stuff

Discover the endemic yellow mao blossom, its history, ancient and modern uses, and where to catch a glimpse of it right here on Maui.
maui publisher

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.
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.
Wainapanapa Black Sand

The Microscopic Marvel of Sand

Discover the scientific story behind Maui's colored sand beaches.