September-October 2009

September-October 2009 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Ooh, ooh, ‘Ulu!

The Festival of Aloha in East Maui is bound to be delicious!

On the Trail of a Saint

Feflections on Father Damien's sainthood.


Though he didn't set out to become an expert on Hawaiian culture, Keli'i Tau'a may be the most revered teacher of hula and chant you never heard of.

Koli‘i: The RuPaul of the Rain Forest

The native lobelia, koli'i spreads an umbrella of pink blossoms in late summer.

In the Pink

Women cancer survivors paddle in pink to raise awareness of the disease.
kula maui living room

Home Court

For NBA Coach Don Nelson, this custom-designed home in Kula provides the perfect time out.
Wine sommelier

Finding Aloha in Loire Valley Wines

MNKO's wine expert explores Loire Valley Wines.
Haleakala telescope debate

Eyes on the House of the Sun

Plans to build the world’s largest solar telescope on the summit of Haleakala have set two very different ways of seeing at odds.
Ed and Puanani Lindsey

Aloha Ed Lindsey

Ed Lindsey’s legacy will endure as long as people with “like minds and like hearts” come together to serve the ‘aina.
Ed Lindsay

In Memoriam Ed Lindsey

Ed Lindsey leaves behind an immense void, as deep and long as Honokowai Valley, where he once stood on the mountainside, calling out, “E, Tutu!”
Tita Kathy Collins


Dis time a da year, plenny people call me fo’ come tell ‘em spooky stories.

Night Marchers

Hawaiian legend says that night marchers haunt certain paths,
publisher's note

From the Publisher

Our publisher begins summer vacation on Kaua‘i, with a reunion of family and friends.