Restaurant Week Hawaii Committee

Ed Kenney, Town
Peter Kim, Yummy’s Restaurant Group
D.K. Kodama, D.K. Restaurants
Victor Lim, McDonald’s
Conchita Malaqui, Waikiki Beach Walk
Jo McGarry Curran, Midweek/TableTalk
Peter Merriman, Merriman’s Restaurant
Lane Muraoka, Big City Diner
Don Murphy, Murphy’s Bar & Grill
Karen Nakaoka, Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association
Barry O’Connell, HFM Foodservice
Dean Okimoto, Nalo Farms
Kelvin Ro, Diamond Head Market and Grill
Robbyn Shim, Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion® Cuisine
Warren Shon, Southern Wine & Spirits of Hawaii
Russell Siu, 3660 On the Rise
John Smiley, Y. Hata & Co., Limited
Alec Sou, Aloun Farms
Chris Speere, Maui Culinary Academy
Neil Sullivan, Anheuser-Busch
George Szigeti, Hawaii Tourism Association
Ron Takahashi, Kapi`olani Community College
Alan Takasaki, Le Bistro
Brooks Takenaka, United Fishing Agency
Cynthia Takenaka, United Fishing Agency
Glenn Tamura, Tamura’s Fine Wine & Liquors
Mark Teruya, Armstrong Produce
Christopher Teves, Hawaii Beverage Guide
Bill Tobin, Tiki’s Grill & Bar
Monica Toguchi, Highway Inn
Christa Wittmier, Young’s Market Company of Hawaii

Roy Yamaguchi, Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion® Cuisine—Honorary Chair
Alan Wong, Alan Wong’s Restaurant—Honorary Chair
Conrad Nonaka, Culinary Institute of the Pacific, Director and Committee Chair
John Morton, Vice President of Community Colleges, UH
John Richards, Dean of Hospitality,
Business and Legal Programs, Kapi`olani Community College
Henry Adaniya, Hank’s Haute Dogs
Paul AhCook, Paradise Beverages
Bryan Andaya, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
Tommylyn Benavente, Leeward Community College
Chai Chaowasaree, Chef Chai
Philana Bouvier, Young’s Market Company of Hawaii
Tab Bowers, American Savings Bank
Sam Choy, Sam Choy’s Restaurants
Ryan Day, Palama Holdings, LLC
Fred DeAngelo, The Grove
Gregg Fraser, Hawaii Restaurant Association
Hiroshi Fukui, Rainbow Drive-in
Chuck Furuya, Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar
Bev Gannon, Bev Gannon Restaurants
Vikram Garg, Halekulani Hotel
Russell Hata, Y. Hata & Co., Limited
William Hughes, King Food Service
Brian Hunnings, Sheraton Maui
Aya Inamura, Arancino Ristorante Italiano
Leigh Ito, Alan Wong’s Restaurant
Chris Kaiwi, The Pineapple Grill at Kapalua Resort
Jay Kaneshiro, Desert Island Restaurants
Ken Kanter, Douglas Trade Shows
Duane Kawamoto, Mariposa
Kathy Kawashige, Alan Wong’s Restaurant