Position: Captain and West Maui Operations Manager
Held Captain’s License Since: 2010
Lived on Maui Since: Birth (1986)
Have Also Lived In: Santa Clara, California
Worked For Trilogy Since: When I was child I would help my mom bake the cinnamon rolls of Saturdays. During middle school and throughout high school I worked with the maintenance team fixing the boats and working on other boat related projects. I started crewing on the boat from age 14 and worked as crew on and off during breaks from school and weekends. I received by Captain’s License in September of2010 and began moving into management in the fall of 2012.
Have Also Worked As: A fishing guide on an 81 ft. luxury live-aboard vessel in Southeastern Alaska.
Favorite Place on Maui: Kula
Favorite Snorkel Spot: Hulopo’e Bay
Most Exotic Place You’ve Had A Passenger From: Israel
Craziest Trilogy Outing You’ve Ever Had: Just last week on a whale watch we had a full-grown humpbackwhale breach fully out of the water only 40 feet away from the boat. I got wet from the splash! It was so amazing it made a grown mad (with a handlebar mustache I might add) cry.
Where do YOU go on vacation? Snowy places, other Pacific Islands, Alaska
What do you do on a day off? Day off? There’s no such thing as a day off when you’re getting married in a month! (April 7, 2013)
Favorite Restaurant on Maui: Mama’s Fish House
Best Part About Working For Trilogy: It’s in my blood. It is truly a legacy that blows me away and I am proud to carry on the family business.
Suggestion For Passengers Aboard Their First Trilogy Trip: Get ready to make memories of a lifetime.