Publisher's Notes

Stories by Diane Haynes Woodburn.

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Eat, drink, celebrate, and be good to each other.
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From the Publisher

Reflections on the 2009 holiday season from a tiny boat off Molokai's north shore.
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What Is Luxury?

The meaning of luxury — good health, family, friends and moments of unexpected harmony and joy.
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Romantic anniversaries . . . oops, missed it.

This issue offers just about everything to make your special day perfect . . . unless you forget.
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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.

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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One Canoe

We are all in the same boat—and strongest when we paddle together.
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It's time to welcome in the Year of the Rabbit.
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In a word, Aloha

Words are powerful. Let ours be heard — with aloha.
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Round Trip, Full Circle

Diane discusses the annual lilikoi tasting at her house and the launch of Mo‘okiha o Pi‘ilani, the double-hull voyaging canoe of Maui.
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From the Publisher

Our publisher begins summer vacation on Kaua‘i, with a reunion of family and friends.
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A stroll in nature helps our publisher change her perspective of domestic chaos into one opportunity during the holiday season.
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Diane Haynes-Woodburn reflects on the one constant in life—change—and previews some of the exciting stories of rebirth and renewal in the spring issue.
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We welcome Ashley Stepanek as our new managing editor as we also close a decade of publishing, and look forward to the next.
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Pursue happiness. It’s all over so fast, and what really matters isn’t form—it’s content. Pass the cookies, please.
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Happy Birthday, 2008! Sound the noisemakers, pop the champagne, and don’t forget the confetti.
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Diaper Diva

Wishing you a spring filled with sunshine, new beginnings, and people you love.
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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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If the honu can survive the dinosaurs, the ice age, man and mysterious disease, certainly we humans can survive a little economic blip.
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The publisher of Maui no ka 'oi Magazine relates the story of her jaguar xk8 going up in flames in the Pukalani Foodland parking lot.
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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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Summertime has the publisher exploring her artistic side.
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Happy New Year! Let’s bring this one in with a roar!
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Inside this “Best of Maui” issue are treasures to inspire a new adventure or rekindle a fond memory—a thoughtfully chosen list that is quintessentially Maui.
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Our publisher speaks about change in the air...
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Ready, Fire . . . Aim!

Looking back 20 years to a summer in Kaupo.
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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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From the Publisher

Our publisher begins summer vacation on Kaua‘i, with a reunion of family and friends.

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