November-December 2012

November-December 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Welcome Home

In this home and garden advice column, Sarah Ruppenthal shares tips on how to maximize the space in your home to accommodate holiday house guests.

Me Ka Aloha Pumehana

Maui No Ka Oi magazine publisher, Diane Haynes Woodburn, honors the memory of her father and reflects on the gifts he has left behind.
Leoda's Pie Maui

Holiday Gift Guide

Make it a Maui Christmas with these great options.
Kathy Collins as Tita

Tanks, Eh?

The Pidgin speaking alter ego of Kathy Collins, Tita, shares her favorite Thanksgiving story inspired by a famous brothers Grimm fairy tale.

The Naked Wave

What it is like to slide across a wave with just your body? Maui bodysurfers talk about this sport that involves hardly any equipment or limelight.
fortified wines

A Toast to Fortified Wine

Wine columnist Charles Freddy explains how fortified wines make a perfect holiday season pairing. It’s also a sweet sip that’s perfect for dessert.

Color, Light & Space

In this Viewpoints Gallery exhibit, popular Maui artists push their creative boundaries and explore the relationship between color, light and space.
Tom Vendetti

Happy Trails

Maui documentary filmmaker Tom Vendetti travels to Bhutan in search of the secret to happiness, only to discover that it exists all around us.


Tom Stevens reminisces about the ultimate Christmas anthem of Hawaii, Mele Kalikimaka, and shares his memories of this beloved island inspired song.
Maui car culture

No Dice

Emily Bott examines the car culture on Maui and all manner of creative dashboard gear, chains and bumper stickers that appear on island vehicles.