November-December 2012

November-December 2012 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

bodysurfing

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.
Samuel Armstrong

Maui’s Civil War Hero

Learn about Maui born Civil War military hero Samuel C. Armstrong, who played an important leadership role at the crucial Battle of at Gettysburg.
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.

Nowhere Better

Antique charm and elegant decor fills this historic Upcountry home that was once a retreat for World War II servicemen and a well known Maui family.
melekalikimaka

Jingle

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

Holiday Test Kitchen 2012

We asked Chef Isaac Bancaco to guide us through the preparation of a four-course feast. The innovative chef enthusiastically agreed to share a few of his favorite recipes.

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.
corn malasadas

Upcountry Corn Malasadas with Eucalyptus Honey Butter

Learn to make honey butter for this corn malasadas recipe.
Hawaiian ohelo berries

Oh, Hello!

Deck the halls this season with Hawaiian ohelo berries, a sacred yet edible plant endemic to Hawaii. They are also a nice alternative to cranberries.