Who We Are
Oahu DJ Services was brought to life in 2010 by ambitious businessman and entertainer, Scott Doran aka DJ ScottyD. Scott served six years as the Director of Creative Event Services at The Ritz-Carlton on Maui’s West Side, where he specialized in entertainment booking and décor for exclusive occasions. Scott has had the unique opportunity to perform with some of the industry’s biggest acts including Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, Train, Kings of Leon, Michael Buble, and Earth, Wind & Fire and has always dreamed of taking the “event DJ” to the next level here in Hawaii. Scott has since cultivated the island’s premier source for mobile DJs, specializing in corporate events, weddings, graduation and house parties. The award-winning Oahu DJ Services recognizes the magnitude of professionals whom can truly “throw the party” and elevate your day. DJ ScottyD and team understand the need to strategically plan with you, remaining involved in the planning stages, and providing state-of-the-art equipment to ensure an excellent performance all around. Our talents are crafty, technical and cordial as they come on the mic, with versatile selections available and each celebrate a bouquet of sounds. They can mix and mash your desired playlist, while also collaborating with your vibes to ensure success. Thinking of turning it up with professional entertainment? Oahu DJ Services is here for you. Get to know our team below, and consider the best fit for your special event.
Meet Our Team
DJ ScottyD ~ Premiere Mobile DJ/Owner
Many claim the title “DJ” yet few push the envelope, and the very definition, like Scott Doran of Maui DJ Services. DJ ScottyD is not only a force behind the scenes, he seamlessly mixes, mashes, and creates slick sounds all while throwing the party with an obligation to the dancefloor. His gracious personality is refreshing in the mobile DJ world, his level of professionalism remains incomparable, and his multi-faceted experience is appreciated. DJ ScottyD has enjoyed a colorful path performing, with an incredible list of domestic and international gigs at some of the most illustrious nightclubs and private venues. After a decade of industry ranks (including serving as the Director of Creative Event Services for The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on Maui), Scott confidently launched Maui DJ Services and never looked back. As music and taste progresses, ScottyD is not afraid to evolve nor push the limits to provide an unforgettable experience. His sonic selection is diverse and alluring, with influences stemming from his dynamic travels throughout Southeast Asia and a love for South American fusion. ScottyD brilliantly celebrates an array of Jazz elements and embodies true House in his productions, and is also able to keep the classics coming with a modern groove. Scott is also a Gold level MC (one of only two on Maui) and puts an emphasis on his mic work. He understands how a DJ of his caliber can contribute to the success of your special event, and his tenacious team looks forward to working with you to create your ideal dance party.
DJ Michael G ~ Premiere Mobile DJ
With over 20 years as a professional player in the entertainment field, Michael Hanle (aka DJ Michael G) is no stranger to crafting an atmosphere to satisfy your event dreams. He embraces his array of experiences as a DJ, emcee, lead vocalist, as well as his work in musical theatre and event coordinating. Whether it’s a single client or a packed venue, he’s passionately committed to his audience, cultivating happiness wherever his seasoned skills are shared. Michael is a fine fit to provide for your special event, no matter what the occasion. From a private house party to a corporate affair, all the way to your epic wedding day, he works diligently to uniquely tailor the entertainment which fulfills your vision and musical desires. The long-time Maui resident is thrilled and honored to have worked alongside Scott Doran for over 5 years now as a premier DJ and specialized emcee in his award-winning company, Maui DJ Services. Michael takes prides in his personalized and professional service, as he collaborates through the event-planning phases, all the way to “reading the crowd” to ignite and sustain a dancefloor. His extensive knowledge in a variety of genres gives him an advantage, as he celebrates all decades of music. From “The Oldies” to today’s chart toppers, Michael pulls from an eclectic collection and is known for being able to appease any request. Secure him today to complete your next event!
DJ Michelle (aka DJ Kazami) ~ Premiere Mobile DJ/MC/Producer
Looking for a fresh and fantastic performer to enrich your event? Seek no further than Maui’s most celebrated female DJ, Michelle Kazami. At the young age of 8, Michelle already had a passion for music by playing the piano & flute and quickly developed a love for dance through competitive figure skating. Before her DJ career, Michelle was a professional snowboarder on the World Snowboarding Tour where she took several titles, performed as a stunt double and was even featured in national TV commercials. Recently, Michelle received her degree from DJ University taking her DJ career to the next level. This resilient beauty is a powerhouse dialed into her passionate fortitude in music, and has steadily made a name for herself as a driven DJ and producer contributing to Hawai‘i’s electronic community. A Japanese native, Michelle made Maui her home a few years ago, and continues to captivate the scene with her proficiency and the contagious energy she exudes. From festivals to venue shows, this small-town girl has now shared stages with global artists and continues to push the envelope in the mobile DJ industry. She has impressed at national gigs, produced events across the isles, and serves as a sound technician by day. Her sets satisfy the bass lover, as well as the future and deep house heads, while also celebrating the funk and soul sensations she was raised on. She’ll lure you in with her cool confidence as she mixes live and charm any crowd with her loving vibes and emcee skills. Michelle flies high from igniting the dancefloor, works well with all walks of life and is a refreshing addition to any affair. Contact Maui DJ Services to book her for your next sensational event.
Scott Harding – Saxophonist/DJ
Scott Harding is truly a remarkable entertainer and a Renaissance man. For over two
decades, he’s charmed the world as an award-winning saxophonist, playing live with bands and
DJs, as well as collaborating in an assortment of creative projects. Growing up in
Wyoming was a blessing, as Scott was able to focus on his music and with not much else to do, practicing became a ritual both day and night. Since moving to Maui, his remarkable talents have electrified an array of dance floors, whether as a member of a popular band or an accompanist to DJs. From local nightclubs and jungle parties, to weddings and birthday celebrations, Scott is just the kind of smooth operator you aspire for at your next special event. His true love for performance really flourished when he started to integrate his sax with the unique skills of a DJ. Greatly influenced by Jazz, Blues, Rock, R&B, Contemporary Pop and Electronica, Scott’s flexible style draws from many corners. Whether it’s a solo performance, strolling around the reception, or igniting the dance floor with his indomitable energy, Scott is an ace at getting guests moving and grooving. Scott is a cool and sophisticated choice to elevate your next occasion.
DJ Jesse B ~ Premiere Mobile DJ & MC
With over 1,500 events under his wings, our newest team member is no stranger to orchestrating a good time. Mobile DJ extraordinaire Jesse Bearden is a spirited Pacific Northwestern with a Maui surf god heart, and he’s always ready to give it his all for your next big occasion. Whether in athletics, across the radio airwaves or being a special event DJ, Jesse’s hard work ethic, dynamo personality and contagious energy has always been celebrated by all whom surround him. Jesse is ‘80s kid who loves that era, but also a connoisseur of Soul and Hip-Hop, and his taste goes deep in Funk and Reggae. Jesse is all about getting in touch with the crowd and creating moments, and he loves connecting with couples and clients before to get an idea of desired flow. He seeks to share their story by delivering it to the dancefloor through music. Jesse is a sweetheart and always enjoys managing timelines while charming the masses. As a fun-loving dad, he brings a good-hearted nature to any event and is sure to elevate your big day. His motto for hosting is often, “Don’t worry about anything, just shine!” Jesse still gets a thrill being in the presence of love and having the powerful task to be involved in the creation of a mood and long-lasting memories. In addition to being a phenomenal DJ, Jesse has most recently completed his Silver MC workshop which means he is just as good on the mic as he is on the decks! Ease your worries and secure Jesse today for your next event!
DJ Kurt Kaiser ~ Premiere Mobile DJ & MC
DJ Kurt is a born and raised Maui native that has been entrancing audiences for over a decade. Kurt’s fully versatile playlist has made him a prominent DJ in the Maui scene. Playing every type of celebration including weddings, art expos, corporate events, graduation parties and more. He will cater to your musical tastes and customize your desired playlist to make sure your event is absolutely perfect. Expect to hear all your favorite tracks with a twist. Blending Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, 80s, Disco, Motown, Salsa, Reggae, Reggaeton and much more. This talented DJ has got the skills to get any party jumping! In addition to being a phenomenal DJ, Kurt has most recently completed his Gold MC certification making him one of only two Gold Level MC's on the island of Maui! This means he is just as good on the mic as he is on the decks!
DJ Dustin Robert ~ Premiere Mobile DJ
From his humble beginnings as a karaoke emcee in his small Illinois hometown to opening shows in Hawaii for some of the biggest names in electronic music, Dustin Hampton (DJ Dustin Robert) has been making amazing events happen for the better part of 2 decades. With a musical background that spans genres from classic rock and heavy metal to EDM and pop and pretty much everything in between, Dustin is just as comfortable playing for a crowd of 1000 club goers as he is an intimate reception with friends and family. With an extensive background in behind the scenes tech work he can not only keep your dancefloor full all night long but will make sure that all your lighting looks great, your sound fills the space, and that surprise video presentation your best man puts together goes off without a hitch. Elevate your event today by booking renowned DJ Dustin Robert!