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Stories by Diane Haynes Woodburn.

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On Honu & Healing

Spontaneous healing isn’t a myth. It just takes a little time.
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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Diaper Diva

Wishing you a spring filled with sunshine, new beginnings, and people you love.
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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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In a word, Aloha

Words are powerful. Let ours be heard — with aloha.
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The Kau Kau Tin

Diane learns about the kau kau tin, a traditional old Hawaiian lunch box, and celebrates the ohana and stars of Maui food culture.
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Lilikoi Hunting

Maui No Ka Oi magazine publisher, Diane Haynes Woodburn, shares the perks of living in a tropical paradise on an afternoon excursion to collect lilikoi.

Lulu’s Kitchen

While in Provence to visit the legendary vineyard Domaine Tempier, Diane receives an unexpected treat: its matriarch, Madame Lulu Peyraud, agrees to see her.
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Puddle Jump to Maui

Our publisher shares her vacation stories, then introduces our Travel Issue, where you can find tons of reasons to start exploring Maui.
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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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Hope, Enterprise and Change

Change is constant, it’s the only thing we can really count on.

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.
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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Ready, Fire . . . Aim!

Looking back 20 years to a summer in Kaupo.
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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."
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Happy New Year!

Maui No Ka Oi magazine publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn discovers the real meaning of luxury living this holiday season.

Me Ka Aloha Pumehana

Maui No Ka Oi magazine publisher, Diane Haynes Woodburn, honors the memory of her father and reflects on the gifts he has left behind.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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An Issue with Swimsuits

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

It’s clear to me what I love most about Maui—our sense of connection: to our past, to our island culture and environment, most importantly, to each other.
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The Signs (and Singes) of Summer

The Pacific golden plover's annual flight marks the beginning of summer.
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Beach Baby . . . at Any Age

This issue is filled with adventures for lovers of the outdoors young or old...
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It’s Elemental

From the fury of Pele's fiery volcano, to the gentle tug and pull of lunar tides, Hawai'i is a study of beauty and contrasts created and continually carved by the forces of nature.

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From the Publisher

It's time to welcome in the Year of the Rabbit.

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