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?
real estate trends

Real Estate Trends 2013

Mary Ann Fitch, a top realtor on Maui discusses the current real estate market on Maui and how it is expanding with increased building and property land sales throughout all parts of the island.
tropical bali style home

How to Create the Home of Your Dreams

Four Maui architects share advice and insights on designing a residence that will make you happy.
Jennifer Edwards and Eric Littlejohn

Dynamic Duo

A Q&A with realtors Jennifer Edwards and Eric Littlejohn
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.
Maui Hula Home Remodel

Translated into Hawaiian

Renovations give an Upcountry dwelling an island sense of place.
Maui real estate trends

The Luxury Home

Get the skinny on Maui's high-end real-estate market.
great finds

Great Finds: Home Accessories

Styling your home? Make your statement with accessories that shine.
Hawaii home maintenance

Designing for the Elements

Expert advice for Hawai‘i-proofing your home.

Space: The Final Frontier

We explore options to redesign a closet with the help of a professional.
organic gardening

10 Organic Gardening Tips

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

Makena Modern

A Bauhaus-inspired dwelling makes a bold artistic statement on the southern shore of Maui.
maui shopping gift ideas

Colors to Fall For

Vibrant hues for your autumn home.
Upcycling

Upcycling

Turn trash into treasure with three "upcycling" DIY projects.
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.
Westin Nanea timeshares

The Points Are in Your Favor

Learn what makes vacation ownership so popular.
Haiku house

Keepers of History

The first thing you notice is a generous white split-rail rambling along the roadside, offering tantalizing glimpses of smooth green lawns, majestic old shade trees, and a pretty white gazebo where lemonade might be served on a hot summer’s day...
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.

The Home Theater: Making Unused Space Perform

Maui interior designer Rick Cowan explains helpful tips and tricks on how to transform an unused space into an entertaining home theater experience.
garden makeover

A Garden-Variety Makeover

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

A Garden Indoors

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

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.
Awapuhi Shampoo Ginger

Grounded in Culture

The culture of ancient Hawaiʻi was deeply rooted in nature. It still is—thanks to places like Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.

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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.
Maui home with pool

Under the Southern Sun

For one Maui artist, home is a study in light.

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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