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.

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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Girls Are Special Today!

“Girls Day” or officially called “Doll’s Day” or Hinamatsuri in Japan is celebrated each year on March 3. Japanese immigrants who left Japan who came to the United States in the late 1800s celebrated this yearly event. Although this day is celebrated differently than they are in Japan, it’s easy to see their Japanese origins. Girls usually start setting up …

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Malasadas Day On Fat Tuesday In Hawaii

A malasada (or malassada, from Portuguese “mal-assada” is made of egg-sized balls of yeast dough that are deep-fried in oil and coated with granulated sugar. They were first made by inhabitants of the Madeira Islands. Traditional malasadas contain neither holes nor fillings, but some varieties of malasadas are filled with flavored cream or other fillings. Malasadas are eaten especially on …

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Block Party At Baldwin High School This Saturday

The 3rd Annual BHS Block Party is this Saturday the 4th of February! This is a massive community gathering of Baldwin supporters who get together to enjoy food, live entertainment, games, and so much more. Scrips are available now at the Baldwin High School office. Come out and support the Bears! All proceeds raised benefit BHS clubs, teams and organizations. Mahalo for …

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American Savings Bank To Close Branch And Extend Hours

American Savings Bank will soon shut down one of its branches on Maui in efforts to consolidate conveniently to its Kahului Branch. On January 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The Kahului Walmart Branch will close its operations. Beginning January 14, 2017 the Kahului American Savings Branch will extend the hours to 8:00 a.m. To 6:00 p.m. Monday – Friday and …

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