September-October 2010

Septembe-October 2010 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

A Passion for Food

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

Resurrecting Moku‘ula

Bit by bit, archeologists are uncovering a forgotten island where kings once ruled and a sacred lizard kept watch.
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.
fashion models

Hot!

Can an international fashion designer find life, love, and haute couture on Maui? Oh yeah!
historic Lahaina house

A Place in History

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

Return of the Ukulele

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

Side Dish: Tweeps

Miz G joins Twitter and discovers some culinary wags amid the tweeting foodies.
Tita Kathy Collins

How dat old saying go?

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