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Stories by Diane Haynes Woodburn.

After the Storm

The aloha we carry in our hearts endures any storm.

One Canoe

We are all in the same boat—and strongest when we paddle together.
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Among Friends

On an island you are never far from friends.
Diane Haynes soup night

Soup night

Celebrating the luxury of simplicity and sharing.

More Zest, Please

Change is inevitable . . . embrace it with zest.

Truly the Best

The best is relative, I’ve learned.

Yin Brown Pig—Happy New Year!

The Year of the Pig is a time for calm reflection of the past 11 years.

A Little Whipped Cream . . .

Wishing you a holiday filled with friends, family, food, love, and a little whipped cream—for the memories.
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Island Living

On an island, we need each other.

An Issue with Swimsuits

Enjoy our senior editor's guest appearance on this column.

Into the Wind

Congratulations to all our winners, and to everyone who paddles into the wind, every day.

Diaper Diva

Wishing you a spring filled with sunshine, new beginnings, and people you love.
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A Toast to Auld Lang Syne

Wishing you a new year in which the brown dog lies low, the path is clear, and riches abound in the most surprising places.

Dim sum, kugel or Christmas pudding, we’re all family.

Wishing you a holiday season filled with gratitude and tolerance, fond memories, laughter, and good health. And perhaps a little dim sum!

Romantic anniversaries . . . oops, missed it.

This issue offers just about everything to make your special day perfect . . . unless you forget.
Diane Haynes, Jamie Woodburn at Heiau

Written in Stone

‘Ohana is not just the people we are related to, but those who come into our lives and make a difference.

Food, Glorious Food!

The spirit of aloha it is alive and well on Maui — accessible to all of us, even if the gift is as humble as chicken soup.
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In a word, Aloha

Words are powerful. Let ours be heard — with aloha.

The Ultimate Luxury

The Luxury Issue: Maui boasts world-class resorts, chefs admired all over the planet, oceanfront homes, iconic big waves, and open roads that all lead to Paradise.

Christmas in the Melting Pot

Throughout 2016, our twentieth anniversary, we’ve been dusting off stories from our archives and sharing them with you. This column first ran in October 2009.

Up and Away

In celebration of our twentieth anniversary, we have been sharing some of our favorite stories from the archives.

Old Flame

Our theme this issue is “hot stuff” — and what could be hotter than a sexy, champagne-gold Jag . . . in flames?
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Second Helping

The best of Maui is the stories we share, with love and aloha. We are honored to share them with you.
Couple in Kaupo Maui

Ready, Fire . . . Aim!

Looking back 20 years to a summer in Kaupo.
Haynes family photo

Happy 20th Birthday, MNKO!

In 1996, hard work and a true-grit spirit of survival launched Maui No Ka ‘Oi — along with a mentor with a heart.
Diane Haynes Woodburn

Keeping Mo‘okiha on course

"The canoe is our family. We are nothing without the guidance of our kupuna, our ancestors. Connection with our past guides us to the future."

Coming up Roses

Here's wishing you the joy of island living, no matter where you call home. And that all your unexpected challenges come up roses — on or off the stem.

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From the Publisher

May your own canoe—and your holidays—be filled with love, laughter, and the warmth of wonderful friends.

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