Today’s episode is a case of boy meets girl and boy marries girl, but this love story just so happens to have its roots on Maui. Joey and Jessica Markoya met and fell in love while attending college on Maui, and it didn’t take long for them to decide this is where they wanted to raise their family. Joey and Jess began navigating the waters of various jobs to make ends meet, all the while having an entrepreneurial heart and working toward the day they operate their own business full time.
Episode 032: 15 Things to Pack for the Perfect Maui Vacation
You’ve done your research, planned your activities, and now it’s time to pack! We know from experience, you want to bring everything, yet pack light. Whether you’re an organized list-maker and excitedly begin packing two weeks before your trip of a lifetime, or if you fly by the seat of your pants and whip up your vacay bag the night before… we’ve have the insider’s advice on what you should bring with you to...
Tim Perry’s fascination with flying helicopters began in his childhood as his father flew with the military. Out on his own in his teens, Tim began his fixed wing then rotorcraft training, which led him to some interesting jobs in exotic locations, from Puerto Rico, to Alaska, then eventually flying missions for Search & Rescue and the National Park Service in Hawaii. Now, as a pilot for Blue Hawaiian Helicopters on Maui, Tim joins us today to share his stories and passion for...
On this Aloha Friday, a new eruption on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has prompted evacuations. Southwest Airlines has a special announcement concerning Hawaii travel, and Maui celebrates 150 years of Japanese immigration this weekend with the Maui Matsuri festival.
On today's 4 Minute Friday there's big news from Southwest Airlines as Hawaiian destination airports are announced. 4th Friday is tonight in Kihei, and hear about Hawaii's #1 ranked golf course right here on Maui. We are looking forward to celebrating Lei Day on May Day, and listen for details on a haku (flower crown) lei making workshop. Aloha Friday!
It’s no secret that there are polarizing political and religious views these days when it comes to refugees and immigration. Today on the Aloha 360 podcast, we introduce you to a family who has chosen not only to love others, but to love them behind enemy lines despite differences in religion, language and culture. Josh is here to share his story about how a wayward kid from Texas ended up on the frontlines of conflict and disaster in northern Iraq.
Welcome to our first 4 Minute Friday! Each Friday we'll briefly discuss Maui news, tips and events. Also you'll get a sneak peek of the following week's full episode. Aloha Friday and enjoy your weekend!
Sometimes you know it’s time to start over with a clean slate. A move across the country or across the ocean can be challenging, stressful, but also very rewarding and full of adventure. Stephen Proctor is no stranger to adventure, so we thought it would be fun to invite him on the podcast to talk about his recent move to Portland after 15 years of living in Nashville. We hope that Stephen’s story will inspire & challenge you to shake things up a little, and take some chances in your...
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Episode 022: Finding Your Dream Home on Maui
If you’re one of the lucky few that get to relocate to Maui one day, one of the main questions you’ll have is: Where am I going to live? This is one of the biggest yet exciting challenges that faces any new Maui resident. We had this big decision to make about a year ago, and now that we are facing the end of our first year lease, we are in that boat again.
So we welcome you to join us on our own...
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Episode 021: Whale Watching with Redline Rafting
A whale watching cruise is one of the top things to do in Maui during the winter months. Every winter, hundreds of humpback whales leave the frigid Alaskan waters and swim to the Hawaiian islands to mate, give birth and nurture their newborn calves.
This has been our first winter on Maui, and we’ve been able to go out on a couple of whale watching cruises. The most recent one was with Redline Rafting out...
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Episode 020: Happy Valentine’s Day from Maui
Aloha and thanks for joining us on our lanai in Kihei, Maui. The last 2 weeks have been pretty packed getting Ultimate Air Maui trampoline park ready to open. At the time of this recording, it’s Valentines Day. We’ll be spending a romantic evening at the trampoline park hosting a birthday party. So we decided to take a few minutes to catch our breath & catch up on what’s been happening.
We are big advocates...