Publisher's Notes

Stories by Diane Haynes Woodburn.

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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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Think Content!

Believe in the truth and strength of this message: Pursue happiness.
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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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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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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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From the Publisher

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn discusses aloha spirit.
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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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Romantic anniversaries . . . oops, missed it.

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

The meaning of luxury — good health, family, friends and moments of unexpected harmony and joy.
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From the Publisher

Maui No Ka Oi Magazine publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn reflects on her recent trip to Italy and the kamaʻaina in us all.
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Food, Glorious Food!

This issue is a paean to food, family and friendship.
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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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Second Helping

The best of Maui is the stories we share, with love and aloha. We are honored to share them with you.
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More Zest, Please

Change is inevitable . . . embrace it with zest.
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Spring-cleaning

Diane begins her spring cleaning regimen.
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Maui No Ka Oi Publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn talks story about an emergency journey in the Pacific and recalls the many challenges that face our own small island in this environmental issue.
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Here comes the … sun

Maui No Ka Oi Publisher Diane Haynes Woodburn talks about the preparations both physically and mentally for the wedding of her son Michael Haynes.
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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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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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Publisher’s Note

Real and metaphorical sharks.
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Soup night

Celebrating the luxury of simplicity and sharing.
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From the Publisher

A note from our publisher on turning sixty.
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From the Publisher

Our publisher wishes everyone a year of joy and hotel rooms with hot showers.
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From the Publisher

This issue holds a wellspring of folks with green on their minds. It is to those stewards of our future that this issue is dedicated.
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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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Publisher’s Note

It started with a phone call four months ago. “When is your dad’s birthday?” asked Kimokeo. “Tell him I’m going to give him a lu‘au, so he has to visit us.”

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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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