Maika was born and raised in Tonga, and is the oldest of six children. He played his High School rugby at Liahona, then came to Utah and played at Highland with 5 other Warriors. In 2007 he played representative rugby for Tonga at the South Pacific Games. In 2011 Maika played Rugby at the University of Utah, then went on an LDS mission in New Jersey. Maika is currently working as a professional Barber while finishing off his studies at UVU. Maika is married to wife Moana and they have a daughter Linita.