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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.

Celebrating Fat Tuesday with Malasadas 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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Super Cool on Super Bowl Sunday

The National Weather Service announced that this cold front that is currently passing Hawaii now will feel like the mainland temperatures with high winds up to 50 mph. This cooler temperature in the 70s will last till Wednesday. Maui’s weather forecast for the central area at sea level: Today 2/7/2016 Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Windy, with a …

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Super Bowl makes the big 5-0!

“SUPER BOWL 50” is set against the Denver “Broncos” vs Carolina “Panthers” on CBS February 7, 2016. The scheduled kick off is at 4:30 pm Hawaii time at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, San Francisco Bay Area, California. Halftime show with “Coldplay” featuring “Beyonce” and Hawaii born “Bruno Mars” AGAIN!

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Facebook Giveaway a Hoax!

Who will Mark Zuckerberg be giving away 10% of his Facebook shares to? You may have been Zuckered! This one comes after Zuckerberg’s announcement that he and his wife, Priscilla, would be giving away nearly all of their Facebook shares — 99% — to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, LLC. It went hand-and-hand with the announcement of their daughter, Max, in late November. That …

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2nd Annual 2015 MAUIWatch Christmas House

This 2015 MAUIWatch has seen the most festive, unique and colorful homes on Maui and here is a few we feel that stood out and made our cut! Mahalo for being so friendly and exited when seeing us. See you next year! Congratulations for this year featured homes and Mele Kalikimaka! (Click to Enlarge) Click here to download our mobile …

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Cold Turkey For Thanksgiving?

Don’t be late in thawing your turkey, here are some tips for you to be on time this year. There are methods for safely thawing a frozen turkey, but the safest and most foolproof is in the refrigerator. To thaw in the refrigerator, you need to allow approximately 24 hours for every four to five pounds of bird weight. Place …

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Kamehameha Schools Beloved Has Passed

Po’o Kula Lee Ann DeLima, headmaster of Kamehameha Schools Maui, passed on quietly on Saturday, Nov. 7, after an intense, yet brief battle with cancer. “Lee Ann DeLima” began her career at Kamehameha Schools Maui in October 1999 as Vice-Principal/Counselor. [She] has served in various roles at KS Maui – from 2001 to 2006, she has served as Interim K-8 …

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PHOTOS: 2015 Halloween on Front Street

October 31, 2015 the Halloween festivities kicked off in Lahaina Town at 4:30 pm with a Keiki Parade. The participants walked southbound on Front Street from Papalaua Street toward the Banyan Tree Park. There were an estimated one thousand (100) participants; including children dressed in costumes, for the parade. Police estimated 20,000 – 25,000 people in attendance. Here are some …

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Respect The Night Of The Marchers

Usually takes place on a night with no moon and no stars in the sky and when the night is in complete darkness. In Hawaiian legend, Nightmarchers (huaka’i pō or “Spirit Ranks,” ‘oi’o) are the ghosts of ancient Hawaiian warriors. On “Po Kane Night” the night of the gods Kane, Ku, Lono, Akua, or on the nights of Kaloa they …

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Seen shadows at the corner of your eye?

2 years ago this photo floated around social media in Hawaii and till today we are still looking for the owner in which multiple wall posts claimed that it’s a real photograph taken from a cropped out the group picture at a school after an end of a night event. Have you ever notice shadows seen at the corner of …

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