Publisher's Notes

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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From the Publisher

I’m proud to announce that Maui No Ka ‘Oi is now printed on recycled paper, and not a moment too soon.
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A Wing and a Prayer

There is a season for everything: love, food, and birds.
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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.
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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.
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From the Publisher

Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn welcomes the Year of the Dragon, which promises big changes for the world – and this magazine.
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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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Hope, Enterprise and Change

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

Celebrating the luxury of simplicity and sharing.
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Embracing the Tiger

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

Wishing you a kama‘āina Christmas filled with sweetness and spice, respect and love.
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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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Paddle in, Pull Water

Maui No Ka Oi Publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn talks about people she knows who have pushed forward, overcoming tough obstacles.
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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.
Couple in Kaupo Maui

Ready, Fire . . . Aim!

Looking back 20 years to a summer in Kaupo.
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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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Real and metaphorical sharks.
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Kitchen Tales

In this ‘Aipono issue, we are proud to share with you some of the many ways our island's chefs and restaurants make Maui a better place.
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Days of Awe

Visiting the east coast for a wedding, Maui No Ka Oi publisher, Diane Haynes Woodburn, experiences a sense of awe while seeking inspiration through thoughts of her ancestors.
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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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Among Friends

On an island you are never far from friends.
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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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Into the Wind

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

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

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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.

Hawaii Beaches

Island Style