November-December 2009

November-December 2009 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Wailua church

Sacred Path Itineraries

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

LuLu’s Lahaina Surf Club & Grill

Lulus Lahaina Surf Club serves local favorites and surf-themed cocktails.
Maui church

A Sacred Path

Exploring Maui’s places of worship is a pilgrimage into the rich and compelling history of this multicultural island.
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.
whale photography up close

In Pursuit of Song

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

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.
Hula o Na Keiki

Hula O Na Keiki

Two-dozen students, representing halau from Maui, O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island and Japan, will compete at this year’s Hula O Na Keiki event.

Natural Wonder

A Maui business is working to reap a healthy yield—for its bottom line and customers alike.
saffron

Saffron

Saffron, the world's priciest spice, flavors dishes from paella to pilaf.
Maui home Asian decor

Marrakech on Maui

How a Maui designer translated his clients’ love for foreign lands, creating an exotic oasis on the island’s southern shore.

Makahiki

Each year, as the rains came and the Makali‘i, or Pleiades, appeared in the night sky, Hawaiians of old set aside time to rest, feast and play.
sports bagpiper

Pacific Rim

Held at the Lahaina Civic Center gym the week of Thanksgiving, the Maui Invitational has become the preseason showcase for top college basketball teams in the nation.
rudolph illustration

Side Dish: Sniffing out Truffles

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good bite!
upcountry Maui christmas

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.
Wine sommelier

Holiday Wines

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

Da Bes’ Gift

Tita asks Santa to give us the gift of giving.
publisher's note

From the Publisher

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