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Talk Story published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

Sheldon Simeon

Aloha is the Key Ingredient

Sheldon Simeon's new cookbook is a collection of recipes celebrating local-style Island cuisine.
ghost stories

Jeepers Creepers! Ghost Stories

Enjoy these hair-raising tales from the community.
Maui Cookie Lady

The Sweetest Success

Meet Maui's "Cookie Elves."
kayak with shark bite

Shark Tale

Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi photographer Daniel Sullivan came face-to-face with a great white shark — and survived.
Kirk Kuorkawa painting mural

A Brush With Valor

Maui artist Kirk Kurokawa painted the mural at the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center.
hybrid bulldozer

We Sing the Dozer Electric

There’s a new hybrid bulldozer hard at work on Maui.
Joy Galatro

The Joy of Sustainability

Joy Galatro’s days are filled with stories of preservation and giving back.
Flip Nicklin, whale photographer

Humpback Chronicles

Watch as our Talk Story subject and Whale Trust co-founder Flip Nicklin comes eye-to-eye with a male humpback whale.
natal plum

Natal Plum

Get the recipe Natal Plum Holiday Relish for a new holiday tradition.
Kumu Farms Manu

True to Her Roots

A Day in the Life with Emanuela “Manu” Vinciguerra, Sales & Marketing Director at Kumu Farms.
Hawaii Aloha Law

Aloha—It’s the Law

Are you familiar with the Aloha Spirit law?
learn about tiger shark pups

Shark Pups

When you enter the ocean this fall, remember that it’s not just the sharks’ home; it’s their nursery.
maui census

You Count

Census 2020 is now underway on Maui.
ilima flower

Delicate Beauties

Strung together, the tissue-thin flowers of the ‘ilima bush make an exquisite lei.
Ukulule master Edmond Tavares

The ‘Ukulele Master

Edmond Tavares is just as humble and dynamic as the instrument he makes.
Maui Sugar Museum

Citizen Cane

Modern Maui’s defining crop may be waning—but the museum that tells its story is flourishing.
awapuhi

Spring Cleaning

‘Awapuhi is one of the twenty-seven species known as “canoe plants”—plants the first Hawaiians carried with them and relied on when colonizing these Islands.

A Whale of a Tale: Whale Encounters

A whale photographer on capturing the big picture.
Hawaiian Lightning

Divine Flash: Lightning

January and February is the best time to view lightning in Hawaiʻi.
maui sleigh

Joy Ride: Da Maui Sleigh

A father-son holiday tradition rolls on.

Hawaiian Twist

Decorate your holiday table with a wreath of island flora featuring ‘ūlei.
Hawaiian lei making

Lady Lei

Lauren Shearer puts a new twist on an ancient art.

Remembering Big Mama

Has Olowalu’s coral colony become the canary in the coal mine?
ie‘ie

Social Climber: ‘ie‘ie

This versatile vine wove its way into the fabric of Hawaiian life.
Victor Pellegrino

Renaissance Man

Farmer. Foodie. Poet. Professor.
sand up close

Sand-sational

The artist arranges sand grains with an acupuncture needle before photography.
maui trade winds

Fair Winds

Trade winds are the prevailing gusts that blow across the tropics. But here in Hawai‘i, they’re mostly known for delivering perfect weather.

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2022 Maui Restaurant Awards

Vote Now for your favorite Maui restaurants and you could win a prize!

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