Looking Back

2016 “Looking Back” stories highlight important moments in 20 years of publishing in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

When you repeat "Maui Nō Ka ʻOi," you are continuing a tradition that began with ancient Hawaiian chant and two centuries of Maui song.
Through the years, we’ve explored disconnected parts of Maui Nui, and shared with you the sites, activities and traditions that make each island unique.
Willie Nelson
Launching Maui No Ka ‘Oi - The first issue was just fifty pages, and the publication came out four times a year.
GMO crops illustration
Over the past two decades, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi has reported on an array of island issues.
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Food has been part of Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi since our premiere issue rolled off the presses in Summer 1996.
sugarcane burning maui
Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar's closure marks the end of a way of life — and controversy — that began here in 1823 with Maui’s first mill in Wailuku.