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Stories by Diane Haynes Woodburn.

Diane Woodburn and Tylun Pang

For You, Chef

Chef Pang showed us that taking care of one another is what matters most.
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Just Keep Swimming

Whether your style is to blindly jump in, or to simply test the water with your toes, I hope you find your perfect beach.
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Love, Laugh & Live Pono

We need to honor the wisdom of our past in order to sustain our future.
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Embracing the Tiger

In this New Year, embrace the optimism of the Water Tiger!
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Kama‘āina Christmas

Wishing you a kama‘āina Christmas filled with sweetness and spice, respect and love.
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The Porcine Torpedo

What is the quintessential island living story?
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Food, Glorious Food!

This issue is a paean to food, family and friendship.
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On Honu & Healing

Spontaneous healing isn’t a myth. It just takes a little time.
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Think Content!

Believe in the truth and strength of this message: Pursue happiness.
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Hope, Enterprise and Change

Change is constant, it’s the only thing we can really count on.
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A Wing and a Prayer

There is a season for everything: love, food, and birds.
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After the Storm

The aloha we carry in our hearts endures any storm.
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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.
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More Zest, Please

Change is inevitable . . . embrace it with zest.
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Truly the Best

The best is relative, I’ve learned.
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Yin Brown Pig—Happy New Year!

The Year of the Pig is a time for calm reflection of the past 11 years.
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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.
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An Issue with Swimsuits

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

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

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Best Regional Magazine

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn humbly accepts top honors for Best Regional Magazine at the Western Publishing Association's Maggie Awards.

Hawaii Beaches

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