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Ku‘uipo Lorenzo

Ku‘uipo Lorenzo has been a hostess at Highway Inn’s Kaka‘ako restaurant for four years and has worked in the hospitality and visitor industry for 47 years. She is a past Kamehameha Day Parade Pa‘u Queen (2014) and has spent time living abroad and dancing hula. She volunteers with several non-profit organizations and is currently a […]

Kathi Saks

Kathi Saks was born outside New York City in a Jewish community. She is a private chef, culinary community educator and past president of Les Dames d’Escoffier, Hawai‘i. Food is a second career for her; she also holds a design degree and enjoys bringing her knowledge of pattern and design into the kitchen when it […]

Lori Wong

Lori Wong grew up surrounded by food. Her family owned the popular local eateries Orson’s, The Chowder House and Byron’s Drive In, among others. She currently runs her own culinary consultancy, Moments LLC, and is a culinary instructor. She is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, Hawai‘i. Lori originally created her Tūtū’s Kitchen dish, Tempura […]