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Jon Viloria

Jon Viloria is the Field Production Director at MAUIWatch. Jon works in collaboration with staff writers and editors to create finished video productions. He also manages all location and studio videotaping, audio recording and processing, video editing, and the compositing of special video effects on a variety of media platforms. Jon is also owner of Maui based video company- Digital Audio Vision.

Annual Block Party At Baldwin High School

The 4th Annual BHS Block Party will be held tomorrow, Saturday the 3rd of February on the school campus. This annual community party is to help raise funds for school functions and events. Enjoy famous local food, live entertainment, amusement, rides, games, and so much more has been added this year since the event has become more popular. Scrips are available …

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Big Island Summits Up to Two Feet of Snow

This is not a joke: heavy snow and possible blizzard conditions will affect Hawaii’s Big Island summits into late this week. Deep tropical moisture is pooling ahead of a cold front that will sweep across the Hawaiian Islands into Wednesday night. This moisture will not only fuel heavy rain, but also snowfall, primarily above 12,000 feet in elevation. Although it may sound …

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Former Maui Resident Jim Nabors Has Died

Jim Nabors, a comic actor who found fame in the role of the amiable bumpkin Gomer Pyle in two hit television shows of the 1960s while pursuing a second career as a popular singer with a booming baritone voice, died on Thursday at his home in Honolulu. He was 87. He spent much of his later years in Hawaii, where …

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PHOTOS: 2017 HALLOWEEN ON FRONT STREET

October 31, 2017 was another well attended Halloween event held in Maui on Front Street which kicked off the annual Keiki Parade at 4:30 pm. Participants walked on Front Street from Papalua Street toward the Banyan Tree Park. Attendance of tourist were way up from last year. So who made the pick this year? Here are the photos of last …

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Maui’s Best Booze On The Tube

The Travel Channels “The Booze Traveler” : Best Bars TV Show Series will feature some of the best bars on Maui. This episode airs May 8th as Season 1, Episode 6 “Tropical Escapes” of From a Tiki lounge in Chicago to the beaches of Maui in Hawaii, Jack Maxwell tries tropical drinks from some of the nation’s best bars such …

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Maui’s Cheers Take National Title

Maui All Star Cheer Team are finally “National Champions” taking first place in their category after 5 years beating out 23 other squads at the invitation only Summit competition in Orlando Florida. The Hawaii All-Stars senior coed team took 7th place at the 2 day event. PC: Michele Howell

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Real Life Unicorn Frappuccino Gone Viral

Starbucks limited specialty drink is available while supplies last. Here for a few days only the flavor-changing, color-changing, totally not-made-up Unicorn Frappuccino. Magical flavors start off sweet and fruity transforming to pleasantly sour. Swirl it to reveal a color-changing spectacle of purple and pink. It’s finished with whipped cream-sprinkled pink and blue fairy powders. More: www.starbucks.com

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Maui’s First Biofuel Sunflower Field

In Hawaii, Pacific Biodiesel is trailing various biofuel crops including sunflowers on a 115 acre test site on Maui a project that is not related to the parent company of HC&S Sugar that recently closed down sugarcane operations and looked to sunflower as a potential alternative crop. More www.biofuelsdigest.com -Meghan Sapp

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Amazon’s Sales Tax Starts April 1st

The most popular online shopping sites “Amazon” will start to collect nationwide sales tax starting today April 1st 2017. Sales tax will not be collected from Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon. Proponents of forcing Amazon.com to collect sales tax—at least in states where it maintains a physical presence—argue the corporation wields an anti-competitive advantage over storefront businesses forced …

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Change To William Singe/Alex Aiono Concert

A modification has been made to the upcoming mega YouTube sensation concert of William Singe/Alex Aiono that will be held on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. BAMP Project, the promoter for this show has announced that due to unforeseen scheduling circumstances “Alex Aiono” will NOT be able to perform with William Singe for the concert in the MACC’s …

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