A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life stories published in Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine.

Kamaka Kukona

Mover and Shaker

Triple threat: He can dance. He can chant. And he can sing.

The Pie That Binds

Each Thanksgiving, the family behind Four Sisters Bakery bake 6,000 pies to “raise dough” for local nonprofits.
Food abundance circle maui

Abundance Circle

Vicki’s dream is for everyone on Maui to have at least one tiny garden.
Scott Miles

Service with SMiles

Meet the first-ever "photo ambassador" for the Four Seasons Resort in Maui.
maui kids recycling

One Good (Re)turn

This inspiring kids’ club raises money from recycled materials to perform good deeds for the community.
Maui Lifeguard Tamara Paltin

Risky Business

There's no such thing as a typical workday for an ocean safety officer.

Ring Master

Couples often seek out this Maui wedding officiant for his Hawaiian oli, and a bellowing blow on the conch shell.
maui comic

Character Study: Comic Artist

A familiar face at national and international comic-book conventions, James Silvani chats with fans and churns out commissions.
Haleakala astronomer

Space Man

Meet James Armstrong, a scientist and teacher at Maui's Institute For Astronomy, who works with the world's largest educational telescope, Faulkes Telescope North.
Toni Rojas

Market Value

“Maui really is a melting pot and QKC events reflect that,” says Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center's Marketing Director Toni Rojas.
Maui Surfer Monyca Eleogram

Surfer Girl

Monyca Eleogram from Hana traverses the world representing surf brand Roxy.
mermaid

A Mermaid’s Tale

Meet the mermaid on staff at the Grand Wailea Resort.
Michael Spalding Hawai‘i Waterman Hall of Fame.

A Life Aquatic: Michael Spalding

Sharks and Portuguese man o’ war barely stop Maui’s local water legend, Michael Spalding.
Maui Coqui Frog problem

Frog Busters (VIDEO)

Jeepers peepers: At only about the size of a quarter, coqui frogs are extremely hard to spot, but all too easy to hear.
Hawaiian lei making

Lady Lei

Lauren Shearer puts a new twist on an ancient art.

Mushroom Man

Mushroom hunting is an intimate relationship with the environment, knowing when the combination of moisture, soil and tree types will align.
Maui Humane Society Animal Emergency Services

Animal’s Best Friend

Thanks to a new Maui Humane Society initiative, the shelter launched its twenty-four-hour animal emergency response hotline last year. To reach the 24/7 hotline, call 808-877-3680 X211.

String Theory

Maui luthier Steve Grimes has built guitars for some of the top players in the world, including Steve Miller and Willie Nelson.
maui makeup artist

A Day in the Life: Ry-n Shimabuku

Whether he’s doing makeup, hairstyling, or constructing a theatrical accessory, creativity is essential.
Joy Galatro

The Joy of Sustainability

Joy Galatro’s days are filled with stories of preservation and giving back.

A Whale of a Tale: Whale Encounters

A whale photographer on capturing the big picture.
Sheldon Simeon

Aloha is the Key Ingredient

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

Bird Woman

The Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project helps prevent extinction of the island's endangered bird species, including kiwikiu, who need to find a new home.
Kumu Farms Manu

True to Her Roots

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

Renaissance Man

Farmer. Foodie. Poet. Professor.
pooch fit

SIT! STAY! RUN!

There are a lot of dog owners who don’t have the time or energy to run with their dogs. So what do they do? Call PoochFit.
Maui Cookie Lady

The Sweetest Success

Meet Maui's "Cookie Elves."

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Paia Pa’ina Premier Cultural Dinner & Show Experience

An oceanfront lūʻau offers amazing performances in the heart of Paia.

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