Home & Garden

Home & Garden section of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

maui gardening

Ideas to Inspire Your Own Great Outdoors

Maui offers a wealth of opportunities for creating an outdoor space perfect for you.
edible lanai, island gardens

The Edible Lanai

Emily Bott discusses the types of edible flowers and plants to grow on your lanai in Maui.
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.
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

Orchid Obsession

Orchids have a strange capacity for overstimulating otherwise sensible people. Especially on Maui.
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.
creative maui homes

Creative Homes on Challenging Lots

Designed for shore: tour two Maui architects' homes
water friendly garden tips

Lean & Green

Your guide to a water-friendly garden starts here.
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.
design tips

Ask the Experts

Design tips from Maui’s home professionals
organic gardening

10 Organic Gardening Tips

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

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.
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.
off grid maui

Power of Conviction: Off the Grid Advice

Learn more tips from the experts on how to live off-the-grid.
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.
choosing solar contractor maui

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.