September-October 2010

Septembe-October 2010 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

historic Lahaina house

A Place in History

This Lahaina house is now a historic site. Five years ago, it faced demolition.
biofuel maui

Biofuel Battles

Advocates say biofuels could save big agriculture in the Islands, and reduce Hawaii’s unsustainable dependence on imported oil. Are we willing to pay the price?
Milagros

Milagros Food Company

Straying from tradition, the chefs at Milagros use sweet Thai chili sauce and melted jack cheese to elevate their fish tacos.
charred ahi filet

Charred Confit of Ahi

This brightly flavored ahi and risotto dish won the Best of the Fest award at the 2010 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival.

A Passion for Food

For this pair of Maui restaurant critics, the secret ingredient to any great meal is love.
ukuleles

Return of the Ukulele

The plucky little ukulele is making a mighty coming back, thanks to some big stars.
sea life

The Reef Around Us

Nudibranchs that dance, parrotfish that change their sex, and punk-rock wrasses are just a few of Maui's underwater wonders.
Tita Kathy Collins

How dat old saying go?

Tita takes her talk story tradition on the road, up to Yellowknife, Canada.

Side Dish: Tweeps

Miz G joins Twitter and discovers some culinary wags amid the tweeting foodies.
circus

The Monarch of the Midway

People once called E.K. Fernandez the Barnum of the Pacific, but he was beyond compare, a Hawaiian original.

From the Publisher

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn reflects on her recent trip to Italy and the kamaʻaina in us all.
Wine sommelier

Spanish Wines . . . Ole!

Spain is scoring in the wine world with satisfying, exotic flavors at all price points, from picnic- and party-friendly wines, to adventurous and enticing indigenous varietals.
Hawaii belt

A Study in Style

Six picks for heading back to school, the office, or wherever the end of summer takes you.

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