Maui No Ka Oi Magazine

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Wailuku Maui murals

Painting the Town: Wailuku

A sophisticated public art series reveals Wailuku’s deep aloha.
kamaʻaina

The Meaning of Kamaʻaina

The Hawaiian work kamaʻaina isn’t so much about bloodlines and birthplace, as about a fully intentional way to live.
publisher's note

Love, Laugh & Live Pono

We need to honor the wisdom of our past in order to sustain our future.
kure atoll albatross

Our Kūpuna Islands

Kūpuna (ancestor) islands form the core of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
hawaiian sea turtles

Saving Hawaiʻi’s Honu

Help create a future where Hawaiian green sea turtles are able to live unencumbered by human impact.
Moo Hawaiian Dragon

The Sacred Spine

Ancient Hawaiian mythology tells of the sacred shapeshifting dragons, or moo, which holds supernatural powers. Their presence is still felt by many.
hawaii monk seal

Species on the brink: Monk Seals

The official state mammal of Hawai‘i, the monk seal, faces many threats.

What’s in a Name

When you repeat "Maui Nō Ka ʻOi," you are continuing a tradition that began with ancient Hawaiian chant and two centuries of Maui song.
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.
South Shore Tiki Lounge

South Shore Tiki Lounge

South Shore Tiki Lounge delivers tasty, health-conscious bar food.
seared beef mama's fish house

Mama’s Fish House

Few dining destinations rival the luxury of Mama’s Fish House. Chef Bateman's seared beef Polynesian appetizer is uncomplicated perfection.

Umalu

Chef Kevin Boyle says the Korean BBQ beef bulgogi sandwich he created for Umalu is among his top five favorite sandwiches of all time.
Tin Roof owners

Chef on a Hot Tin Roof

Top Chef finalist Sheldon Simeon and wife Janice are the mom-n-pop behind this new, family-style restaurant.
chai tea

Qisa + Chai

Get a recipe for Kashmiri Chai Tea.
andaz spa

Treat Yourself

Indulge in some of the latest packages and spa treatments from some of our favorite venues.
Polipoli farms Lehia and Brad

Finding Their Roots

How two homegrown farmers are working to save the future by looking to the past.
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
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.
Ferraros

Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante

Ferraro’s snagged this year’s ‘Aipono Award for “Most Romantic” dining spot.
north shore cafe

North Shore Cafe

Sink your teeth into a noble Benedict or steak and eggs for less than ten bucks at North Shore Cafe in Haiku, Maui.
Cuatro

Cuatro

Chef/owner Eric Arbogast, a veteran of several popular Maui kitchens, brought the best recipes from each under one roof.
Portugese Horseshoes game rules

Portuguese Horseshoes

You may see it at the beach or a friend's backyard: the game is Portuguese Horseshoes.
maui sunsets

By Dawn’s Early Light: Maui Sunrise

Our 5 favorite places on Maui to watch the sunrise (that aren't Haleakalā Crater)
Aina brand Coffee beans

True to Their Roots: ‘Āina Brands

How a really bad cup of coffee resulted in support for our community.
Banyan Tree contest

Enter to Win a Romantic Dinner for Two at Banyan Tree

One lucky winner and a guest will enjoy a romantic dinner for two at the Banyan Tree at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua.
ocean health

How to Live With Ocean Aloha

A single question drives Maui Ocean Center’s Ocean Aloha, “go green for blue” initiative: what do we want our oceans to look like for...
chili pepper water

Savoring the Burn

Locals splash chili pepper water on just about anything, but the origin of this ubiquitous Hawai‘i condiment remains a mystery.