Home & Garden

Home & Garden section of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

maui tropical flowers

Hot Tropicals

Some of the world’s most sought-after tropical flowers, including heliconia, ginger and protea are being grown right here on Maui by local flower farmers.
maui gardens

How Does Your Garden Grow?

This growing guide helps Maui residents determine the best vegetables within their area. From Upcountry to the West Side, there is a perfect bulb for you.
home spa

The Great Escape

Capture the calming spirit of a professional spa and create your own at-home version with help from award-winning spa designer Sylvia Sepielli.
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Choosing a Solar Contractor

Jim Whitcomb, founder and CEO of Haleakala Solar, discusses the top ten most important questions to ask before deciding on a solar contractor.
tropical orchids

Specific Beauty

Supermarket-variety orchids are a far cry from their feral parents. At Tropical Orchid Farm in Haiku, Jeffrey Parker and Kathy Klett propagate the ancestral species.
organic gardening

10 Organic Gardening Tips

How do you keep your garden green? Kula farmer Ann Carter shares her organic wisdom.

H2Oh!

Along Maui’s southern coast, a Makena couple have created the home of their dreams—one that gives the impression of floating entirely on water.
orchids

Orchid Obsession

Orchids have a strange capacity for overstimulating otherwise sensible people. Especially on Maui.
maui home swimming pool

Cool Pools

David Leadbetter video golf lessons in four chapters.Dip into three distinctive Maui pools--and hear what the experts say you should know before you build your own. Make a statement.
designer bathroom

Beautiful Baths

Whether you love the warmth of tradition, customized whimsy, or elegance on a dime, your bathroom is all about value added: style, charm, and selling points. Here are three we’d shower with praise.
design tips

Ask the Experts

Design tips from Maui’s home professionals
herb mix

Multi-purpose herb mix

When prepping for dinner at Il Teatro in Wailea, Chef Kulis personally harvests herbs from the restaurant’s garden.
orchids

Watch them Grow: tips from Orchidland

You found the perfect plant at Orchidland...now watch love bloom with these tips from the experts on best plant nutrition and optimal growing conditions.
off grid maui

Power of Conviction: Off the Grid Advice

Learn more tips from the experts on how to live off-the-grid.
creative maui homes

Creative Homes on Challenging Lots

Designed for shore: tour two Maui architects' homes
amazing jungle shower

The Outdoor Shower

When was the last time you bathed out of doors, feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin, watching the wind dance in the trees, or the stars play hide-and-seek with the clouds?

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