Meet Our Guides

Delphine

“I am a lifelong traveler but fell in love with Maui in 2012 and have never looked back!”

Since then, Delphine never stopped learning about the Hawaiian Islands through hundreds of hours of job training, volunteering, conferences, continuing education, and adventuring days with local friends.

She is a Certified Interpretive Guide from the National Association of Interpretation, is First Aid/CPR/Lifeguard certified, has completed several editions of the Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Training for local guides, and has attended Hawaiian culture and languages courses at the University of Hawaii’s Maui College.

When she’s not jumping off a waterfall with you, you’re likely to find her paddling a traditional Hawaiian canoe off Kihei or Wailea. Ask her about it—and anything else that comes to mind—she loves questions!

“I never really wanted an office job, so I couldn’t think of a better job than being a tour guide and sharing my passion for Maui.”

Johnny

“I came to Maui in 2006 just to escape the Colorado winter for a few weeks. It’s been 12 years and I’m still here—not going anywhere!”

Wanna know where the “locals” go, he can tell you! From “who makes the best fish tacos and mai tais” or “what’s the best snorkel spot” to “what are the best hikes to match my level of fitness”, he has the insiders’ scoop and is always happy to share his experience while on a private tour with you.

Johnny is a true outdoors enthusiast—don’t be surprised if you see him ditching the shoes to walk on the lava rocks! He moved to Maui from Colorado, and has spent summers working as a guide in the wilderness of Grand Tetons and Alaska.

​Before coming on board with Unique Maui Tours, he conducted snorkel tours and whale watches along the Kanaio coast and lava field of South Maui. Don’t hesitate to test his extensive knowledge of the island’s geology, history, fauna and flora!

”Today is always the most beautiful day ever!”

Laura

Aloha! I am a world traveler, having lived in Australia, France, Rwanda and South Korea. When I moved to Maui in 2011 to work on an organic farm, I fell in love with the 'aina (land), and the Hawaiian history and culture. In 2015, I became a private tour guide and was able to share my love for Hawaii with others—this was my favorite job ever.

I returned to the mainland and enjoyed life in Colorado for a few years to reconnect with family and friends, but Maui called me back in early 2020, with the opportunity to work with Unique Maui Tours as a private tour guide again. I was totally impressed with this company’s efforts for sustainable tourism, and their offerings of unique tours like the only birding tour on Maui.

I am passionate about clean water, regenerative organic agriculture, beekeeping, and wild foraging. Depending on the season, we might even find and taste some delicious wild fruit together—strawberry guava anyone?! I spend my days off working with beekeepers and organic farms around the island, foraging hikes and ocean swims.

Can’t wait to get behind the wheel of adventure with you!