September-October 2010

Septembe-October 2010 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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.
hau

Hau Lovely!

Hau blooms year-round, though its crepelike blossoms last for a single day.
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.
ukuleles

Return of the Ukulele

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

A Place in History

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

A Study in Style

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

Hana Haze

Bartender Eric Martinez from the Four Seasons Resort Maui conjured up this magical cocktail. His choice of garnish was inspired by the lush environment of Hana: a candied hibiscus.
fashion models

Hot!

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

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