Jon Viloria

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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 shopped hard at Target’s soft opening

A few days have passed since the new Target store opening and it is still difficult to find a parking space close enough to the front doors. A Buzz feed post has gone viral locally on how to save when shopping at Target. For instance, Target has a schedule for when it marks a products price down. The schedule is …

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Hundreds Stood In Line At IHOP For Charity

Hundreds were in line today for free pancakes to celebrate a “Decade of Giving” with National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants across the country including our very own IHOP at the Maui Mall. Guests were asked to consider leaving a donation for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals© or other designated local charities. IHOP’s Goal this year is $3.5 million for charity! …

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Be Always Positive “Like a Girl” Commercial

Ever used the phrase “You do this like a girl!” Well, this commercial seen during the Super Bowl had this message loud and clear. For young girls, confidence plummets during puberty and many never fully recover. Always is on an epic battle to end that by changing the meaning of the phrase #LikeAGirl from an insult to mean downright amazing …

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Target Date For Maui Superstore Opening

The official grand opening set for the new Maui Target Superstore at the Pu’unene Shopping Center located at 100 Ho’okele Street in Kahului will be March 8th with the soft opening date set for March 4th! This will be the first Target store in Maui. Store will be open daily from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. Target will also open …

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383 Students Together in One Mass Band Concert

Hundreds of Maui District Middle School students got to meet at the annual band concert. The bands performed were from Iao School (97), Kalama School (74), Lahaina School (21), Lanai School (36), Lokelani School (68) and Maui Waena School (87). They played together all at once in an unforgettable evening of classical to traditional music for a packed house at …

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Maui Swamp Meet Flooded By Heavy Rains

Reports of thunder and lightning in the central Maui area this morning closed down the Maui swap meet as water began to rise. Shoppers looked for cover as heavy rains flooded the event grounds. A FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MAUI is in effect until 2:30pm. The National Weather Service stated that the rains will be heavy at times. This front is …

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Hawaii’s top music artists gets honored

Voting has begun for the 38th Annual Nā Hōku Hanohano Awards to be held on Saturday May 23, 2015 at the Hawaiian Convention Center. The 2015 honorees are: Henry Allen, Harold Hakuole, Ho‘opi‘i Brothers, Ron Jacobs, Kenneth Makuakāne, Jimmy Mo‘ikeha, and Puamana. The Krash Kealoha (Industry) Award has been conferred on the the Kamehameha Alumni Glee Club. This year a …

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Hawaii All Stars Cheers on the Mainland

Hawaii All-Stars is one of Maui’s elite cheerleading teams. The Senior 5 team will be leaving for Dallas tonight for the NCA All-Star Nationals Championship held on February 27 to March 1, 2015 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Coach by Kealii Molina. Picture courtesy of HI 5-0 Click here to download our mobile app for your iOS and …

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Central Maui starts the 2015 New Year with a BANG!

Like every year the central Maui explodes with great colors and sounds of fireworks. This year we wanted to know how it actually looks like on New Year’s Eve from above. Well, here is a video with an exclusive view of Kahului and Upcountry from Wailuku when the clock struck at midnight last night as the moment the year 2015 …

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PHOTOS: 2014 Halloween on Front Street

October 31, 2014 the Halloween festivities kicked off in Lahaina Town.  The participants walked southbound on Front Street from Papalaua Street toward the Banyan Tree Park.  There were an estimated five hundred (500) participants; including children dressed in costumes, for the parade. Police estimated 30,000 people in attendance. Here are some photos shot by MW Field Production Manager, Jon Viloria. …

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