November-December 2009

November-December 2009 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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In Pursuit of Song

For researcher Jim Darling, the song of the humpback whale may hold the key to understanding this remarkable creature.
Kanaloa Kahoolawensis

Return of the Lost Legume

The discovery of Kanaloa Kahoolawensis adds not only a new species, but a new genus to the scientific records—a rare occurrence in modern botany.
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A Vintage Hawaiian Holiday

Three historic Maui sites will combine their Christmas traditions to transport visitors and residents back in time to a Vintage Hawaiian Holiday this December.
Tita Kathy Collins

Da Bes’ Gift

Tita asks Santa to give us the gift of giving.
Maui church

A Sacred Path

Exploring Maui’s places of worship is a pilgrimage into the rich and compelling history of this multicultural island.
lilikoi passionfruit

Lilikoi Passion Fruit Daiquiri

A daiquiri is a family of cocktails whose main ingredients are rum, citrus juice, and sugar or other sweetener. Do try this at home!

Lilikoi Bars

Start drooling... this sweet recipe from The Hali'imaile General Store Cookbook will stir your passions!

Sansei Special Roll

This delicious sushi roll recipe comes from D.K. Kodama's Sushi Chronicles From Hawaii.
rudolph illustration

Side Dish: Sniffing out Truffles

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good bite!
Mala Ocean Tavern cookbook

Spicy Sugar Snap Peas

This tasty recipe only takes 5 minutes of prep!

Pork Tenderloin

Mahalo to Chef Tom Lelli, instructor at Maui Culinary Academy for this recipe, also featured in Maui Culinary Academy's Taste of Maui Cookbook.
sushi chef kitchen maui

Holiday Test Kitchen 2009

What would you give for a great island cookbook? Our staff puts local chefs’ recipes to the test.
Bev Gannon cookbook

Snapper Recipe

"My cooks come up with two fish specials every night, allowing them to get creative in the kitchen.
Wailua church

Sacred Path Itineraries

Take a pilgrimage into island history through Maui's places of worship.
saffron

Saffron

Saffron, the world's priciest spice, flavors dishes from paella to pilaf.
Wine sommelier

Holiday Wines

MNKO's wine expert recommends selections for your holiday event.

From the Publisher

Reflections on the 2009 holiday season from a tiny boat off Molokai's north shore.

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