May-June 2012

May-June 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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.
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.
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.
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.
Hawaiian canoe carver

A Carver of Canoes

Using ancient navigation techniques as a guide, master woodworker Keola Sequeira breathes new life into the ancient art of canoe building right here on Maui.
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.
maui dining

Winner, Winner, ‘Aipono Dinner

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine hosted the tenth annual Aipono Awards Gala last month. Join Dining Diva as she dishes all the juicy details about the festivities.
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.
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.
Wainapanapa Black Sand

The Microscopic Marvel of Sand

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