Maui No Ka Oi Magazine

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Whole Foods Brisket

Thank You for Smoking

The search for the best BBQ joints on Maui. Here are the top five restaurants scored on smoky, sweet, vinegary, fall off the bone, delicious meat.
beet salad

A Growing Revolution

Why Hawaii Regional Cuisine is more important than ever.
The Mind's Eye

The Mind’s Eye Interiors

Practical, pretty and functional furnishings curated for quality and affordability. Tropical, coastal, contemporary, plantation-style and Asian décor.

2015 Made in Maui Festival

The 2nd annual Made In Maui County Festival returns showcasing a wide variety of Hawaii valued-added products, including foods, produce, art, crafts, jewelry, fashions, gifts, and collectibles.
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Up and Away

In celebration of our twentieth anniversary, we have been sharing some of our favorite stories from the archives.
kaunaoa hawaiian plant

Vegetable Vampire

kauna‘oa, a Native Hawaiian medicinal plant and the official flower of Lanai, is as beautiful as it is deadly, earning it the ominous reputation as a vampire plant.
stone carver maui

Carved in Stone

The life of Kālaipōhaku Hoaka Delos Reyes has been shaped by the medium he shapes.

Still Tops After All These Years

One of the most enduring games invented was played with the humblest of objects: the cardboard disks that once upon a time sealed glass milk bottles.
Il Teatro

Dinner and a Show

Way off Broadway, Il Teatro serves up delicious entertainment to rave reviews.
mountain biking Maui

Down and Dirty

Writer Lehia Apana takes us along as she explores Maui's extreme downhill mountain biking scene - one wipeout at a time. Follow her from Haleakala’s Skyline Trail to the hills of West Maui.
Wailea home

Finding Inner Peace

Step inside a Wailea, Maui dwelling that's tranquil by design.
kalo field

Powered by Poi

Kalo, a legendary plant, has deep roots in Hawaiian culture.
Maui Kapalua home

Cool Comfort

Kapalua Plantation Estates on Maui’s northwest coast luxuriates in sea breezes and ocean views.

A Study in First-Class Dining

The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant is one of Maui’s best-kept secrets.
25 travel tips for maui

25 Tips for Island Travellers

Plan the perfect vacation with tips from our insider guide to Maui. Discover the best activities for foodies, history buffs, adventurers and more.
constellation scorpio

Summer Stargazing

Take advantage of Maui’s warm summer nights by gazing up into the star speckled sky.
Wine sommelier

Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris?

In his column, local Maui wine master Charles Fredy discusses the differences and similarities between pinot grigio and pinot gris.
chef awards

Side Dish by Gossip Gourmet

If she were queen, the winners would be...
kitchen chemistry

Kitchen Chemistry

The Banyan Tree chefs whip up a science lesson no foodie should miss.
grand fashion

Grand Fashion

Fashionistas can make a splash at the luxurious Grand Wailea Hotel & Spa. Maui's top luxury resort is the perfect accessory for this season's hottest fashions.
Herb and Mustard Crusted Chateaubriand

Holiday Test Kitchen 2020

What are Maui chefs’ favorite holiday dishes?
ahihi kinaui reserve

Forbidden Landscape

The harsh terrain of the Ahihi-Kina'u Natural Area Reserve in South Maui hides rare & fragile treasures in its lava.
powerless

Powerless

I’d been struggling with my column for hours, and had only managed to toss off a few brilliant bon mots when without so much as a flicker of warning the power went out.
Perfection Bra Fitting Wailuku Maui

Undercover Woman

Terri Erwin of Perfection Bra Fitting in Wailuku Maui created an intimate salon to instruct women on finding the proper bra size according to each individual size and shape.
upcountry villa

Planting Roots

Grapevines and olive orchards thrive at this Old World villa in Upcountry Maui.
Mokio Preserve Maui

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.
maui sleigh

Joy Ride: Da Maui Sleigh

A father-son holiday tradition rolls on.