May-June 2012

May-June 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Wine sommelier

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.
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.
Spreckelsville home

The Gotta-Be House

Located in Spreckelsville, on the north shore of Maui, this luxury oceanfront retreat has withstood time and elements to retain a true sense of place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Wainapanapa Black Sand

The Microscopic Marvel of Sand

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