551 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei, Maui, HI    +1 (808) 879-1261

Staff

maui-sunseeker-chuck-spenceChuck Spence, Owner

I don’t shirk from any challenge. I believe that anything is possible and doable if you truly apply yourself!

How long have you lived on Maui?: I’ve been here for 2 years but have visited over 50 times.
What website do you visit the most?: I know I’m addicted to good things, I go to www.mauisunseeker.com
What’s your favorite expression?: If I knew I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.
Favorite place to chill in Maui?: I love watching the sunset on the rooftop deck at the Sunseeker with guests.
I’ll never be seen without?: My cell phone. I don’t know what I’d do without it!
What are you scared of?: I have to say SNAKES! One key reason to move to Maui was that there are NONE here!
What inspires you?: Seeing people enjoy the work that I do.
Something you’re proud of: The staff at the hotel. They are all very dedicated to making sure everyone is enjoying their stay.
Do you have a companion?: Yes, approaching our 1 year anniversary!
Email Me / Direct 808-359-2674


michael-waddell-maui-sunseekerMichael Waddell, General Manager

I have the unique ability to manage many things at once, like keeping all the plates spinning at once, all the while staying cool and collected while everyone around me is going crazy. At the end of the day, it all comes down to understanding priorities and being able to put plans together for the greater good and in the case of Sunseeker, that means our guests. They come first.

How long have you lived on Maui?: I’ve been a resident of Maui for 13 years.
What website do you visit the most?: Believe it or not, I visit google news the very most.
What’s your favorite expression?: Hand’s down “Precious”
Favorite place to chill in Maui?: I love hanging at home, especially working in our garden.
I’ll never be seen without?: A hat when in the sun…..gotta keep the bare head covered.
What are you scared of?: Heights…yes I overcame the fear of height when I went zip lining with Hotel Impossible but I still am not a fan of heights. Keep me out of elevators that go higher than ten floors.
What inspires you?: Smiles and positive attitudes in what people do every single day of life. It breeds success, brings new inspiration in to being and provides all the vibes needed for future blessings.
Something you’re proud of: Finding my soul mate so many years ago. He has been my mainstay of life for over 39 years. He watches out for me and makes sure I take care of myself.
Do you have a companion?: Llevellyn Lightsey..check him out at lightseaimages.com (shameless plug, but he’s amazing!)
Email Me / Direct 808-359-2673


joe-della-bella-maui-sunseekerJoe, Hotel Associate

I’ve lived on Maui 8 years and have only left twice. It’s that amazing, come visit!

How long have you lived on Maui?: 8 years.
What website do you visit the most?: Besides being on Facebook and Hotmail, my favorite site is Wikipedia.
What’s your favorite expression?: I love sharing a nice smile!
Favorite place to chill in Maui?: Without a doubt Haleakala crater is my favorite place.
I’ll never be seen without?: You’ll never catch me without a little scruff on my face.
What are you scared of?: I’m totally scared of being scared (fear itself).
What inspires you?: Nothing inspires me more than nature.
Something you’re proud of: My legs and when I came out in high school. I also was proud to take a guy as my date to senior prom.
Do you have a companion?: Yes! He’s amazing!
Email Me / Direct 808-359-2672


terrelTerrel, Hotel Associate / Housekeeping

When people show you who they really are, believe them! ~ Maya Angelou

How long have you lived on Maui?: I have lived on Maui most of the last 15 years.
What website do you visit the most?: When I’m usually online, I’m looking for answers to a question. So you’ll find me on Bing.com a lot.
What’s your favorite expression?: I really never know what’s going to come out of my mouth until it happens. You can count on each expression being new and just for you.
Favorite place to chill in Maui?: I really enjoy spending time on my lanai. I have a beautiful view of Haleakala and the West Maui mountains.
I’ll never be seen without?: A bra. . .Gotta have that over the shoulder boulder holder!
What are you scared of?: Tiny Fish! The freak me out!! Talking about it right now is scaring me.
What inspires you?: Human Kindness and Humanity in others. People really can surprise you when they go outside of their comfort zone and come together to work as one.
Something you’re proud of: My family. We have a lot of opposition among us, we continue to be a loving and supporting family. I’m grateful for them.
Email Me / Direct 808-359-2672


robin-hammerquist-maui-sunseekerRobin, Hotel Associate

I can rebuild a 65′ VW engine and cook just about anything I’ve tasted. BUT, I can’t bake at all!

How long have you lived on Maui?: I’ve been a Maui resident for 8 years now.
What website do you visit the most?: Facebook of course!
What’s your favorite expression?: “Oh Hell!”
Favorite place to chill in Maui?: I love sitting on my lanai watching the waves.
I’ll never be seen without?: Without my Maui Jim sunglasses.
What are you scared of?: That one tsunami that hits when I decide to just go back to bed instead of evacuating.
What inspires you?: Seeing good in people every day.
Something you’re proud of: My son Erik!
Email Me / Direct 808-359-2672


massyMassy, Housekeeping/Maintenance

Most people don’t know that I LOVE to draw! Though most of my time is spent at the beach or working, when I do have the time I love drawing abstract art.

How long have you lived on Maui?: I’m a newbie to the Valley Isle. I’ve only been here two months.
What website do you visit the most?: Facebook. Best way to keep up with my friends!
What’s your favorite expression?: Hells Bells!
Favorite place to chill in Maui?: The Beach! I love the Black Sand beach out in Hana.
I’ll never be seen without?: My hat! I love my hats, I’m going to start a collection. Feel free to send them to me. :-)
What are you scared of?: I think the one thing that scares me the most is loneliness.
What inspires you?: My friends inspire me by what they stand for and what they do for others and in life.
Something you’re proud of: I have to say I’m really proud of myself for overcoming an addiction.
Favorite Quote: Never regret anything. . .Because at one time it was exactly what You wanted.


danDan, Facilities

I have an amazing Miniature Schnauzer named Parker! Most people don’t know, but Mini-Schnauzers don’t know how to swim. However, I taught Parker how to swim and how to boogie board! He’s a true Hawaiian pup now.

How long have you lived on Maui?: November 13th, marked my one year anniversary of living in Paradise.
What website do you visit the most?: I LOVE rachelmaddow.com, she is one smart lesbian! I also love Facebook.
What’s your favorite expression?: I have a couple that you can catch me saying, “It’s all good” is my most used. Followed by “Rightttt.”
Favorite place to chill in Maui?: I love spending time at the beach, particularly White Rock. It has easy access, shade and is a fantastic snorkel spot.
I’ll never be seen without?: A baseball cap. I never had to wear one every day until I moved to Maui. But I love it because it protects my head!
What are you scared of?: Snakes!! But “It’s all good”, there are none in Hawaii!!
What inspires you?: My higher power and the ocean are both my inspirations.
Something you’re proud of: I was a competitor in the triathlon at the Gay Games in Germany, it was an amazing opportunity. I also have participated in the San Francisco to LA AIDS Ride 3 times.