November-December 2009

November-December 2009 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Bev Gannon cookbook

Snapper Recipe

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

Sacred Path Itineraries

Take a pilgrimage into island history through Maui's places of worship.
Mala Ocean Tavern cookbook

Spicy Sugar Snap Peas

This tasty recipe only takes 5 minutes of prep!
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.

Natural Wonder

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

Saffron

Saffron, the world's priciest spice, flavors dishes from paella to pilaf.
rudolph illustration

Side Dish: Sniffing out Truffles

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good bite!

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.
Tita Kathy Collins

Da Bes’ Gift

Tita asks Santa to give us the gift of giving.

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.
Wine sommelier

Holiday Wines

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

From the Publisher

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