Mahalo means 'Thank You' in Hawaiian! Namaste is a Hindu greeting or farewell of "I bow to you." Mahalo + Namaste = Mahaloste!
Let's Talk Story: After living in Hawai'i for four years, I retained much of the Aloha Spirit and would often end my yoga classes in Florida by saying "Mahalo and Namaste." One day a thought crossed to combine the two, and Mahaloste was born!