September-October 2010

Septembe-October 2010 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

fashion models

Hot!

Can an international fashion designer find life, love, and haute couture on Maui? Oh yeah!
fiesta time

Fiesta Time

The fish tacos at Fiesta Time arrive piping hot, packed with well-seasoned, pan-fried mahi mahi on a bed of authentic Spanish rice and refried bean
Hawaii belt

A Study in Style

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

Las Pinatas

The spice-loving chefs at Pinatas on Maui dip mahi mahi filets in emerald-green cilantro and jalapeno batter before pan-frying.
ukuleles

Return of the Ukulele

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

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.
Tita Kathy Collins

How dat old saying go?

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

Resurrecting Moku‘ula

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

Side Dish: Tweeps

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