Island Living

A Maui island magazine included with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine. Gardening tips, beautiful Maui homes, island flora and fauna & more.

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?
xmas tree truck

Oh, Christmas Tree!

Warren McCord and his wife, Helen, plant about 2,000 Monterey pines at their Kula Botanical Gardens to supply maui with Christmas trees every year.
Westin Nanea timeshares

The Points Are in Your Favor

Learn what makes vacation ownership so popular.
Maui Hula Home Remodel

Translated into Hawaiian

Renovations give an Upcountry dwelling an island sense of place.

Solar Q&A

Hawai‘i's subtropical latitude and abundant sunshine make solar power an obvious energy choice, but factors like proximity to the ocean create specific challenges. That’s why it's important to hire seasoned professionals.
Napili Kai Beach Resort

Oceanfront, Earth Friendly

Located on the West side of Maui, Napili Kai Resort has transformed from an environmentally unfriendly condo complex to model of green living.
Hawaii home maintenance

Designing for the Elements

Expert advice for Hawai‘i-proofing your home.
Jennifer Edwards and Eric Littlejohn

Dynamic Duo

A Q&A with realtors Jennifer Edwards and Eric Littlejohn
maui home

Rock the Halls

This Kula home is a showcase of marble and stone–and rocks for holiday parties.
real estate trends

Bringing it Home

We asked Rob Shelton to share his local-market expertise and some tried-and-true tips for sellers and buyers.
island kitchen

Island Kitchens

From classic plantation style to south shore tech, three fabulous kitchens . . . custom designed for maximum function, beauty and easy island lifestyle.
organic gardening

10 Organic Gardening Tips

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

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.
Kohala Conservancy

Conservation-oriented Real Estate

We talk story with a real-estate company that has embraced issues more typically the purview of land trusts and conservation groups.
maui designer cabinet maker

Chairman of the Board

When it comes to custom cabinetry, Eddie Takayesu and his team have it nailed.
hawaiian forests

Guardians of the Watershed

We celebrate The Nature Conservancy's thirty years in Hawai'i with a visit to its crown jewel, Waikamoi cloud forest.
chicken tinola recipe

What Do You Do with a Green Papaya?

What do you do with a green papaya? Our dining editor uses the fruit in chicken tinola soup and green papaya salad - recipes included!

Makena Modern

A Bauhaus-inspired dwelling makes a bold artistic statement on the southern shore of Maui.
Maui real estate for sale

Featured Real Estate Listings

Check out gorgeous Maui properties in the fall 2014 Maui real estate listings.
Upcycling

Upcycling

Turn trash into treasure with three "upcycling" DIY projects.
affordable housing Maui

Understanding Affordable Housing

How is affordable housing defined on Maui?
Kula Maui estate pool

Artistic Oasis in Kula

Life imitates art and art imitates life in Upcountry estate.

Space: The Final Frontier

We explore options to redesign a closet with the help of a professional.
maui shopping gift ideas

Colors to Fall For

Vibrant hues for your autumn home.

In the Market for Luxury?

Luxury real estate on Maui: With prices like $10 million, it may sound crazy, but Maui is a good value.
garden makeover

A Garden-Variety Makeover

Before and after at Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi’s Wailuku headquarters.
indoor plants

A Garden Indoors

We talk to a local expert in caring for indoor plants.

Perfect Day on Maui

Waihee hike

Wailuku Attractions + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of central Maui on this perfect day in Wailuku tour.

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