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Aqua Adds Gem Off Kuhio: The Waikiki Wave Re-Opens

Let's face it: Chain hotels can lend to the demise of the personality of a destination. Not always, but more often than not. Andre Tatibouet, owner of the aging Coral Reef Hotel in Waikiki for the last 33 years, couldn't agree more. So when he was ready to join forces with a rapidly growing hotel group in order to breathe new life in to his 247-room hotel, he chose carefully.

Jason Koppinger Becomes Nation's Youngest Certified Master Chef

Chef Jason Koppinger of the Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort is officially the youngest certified master chef in the United States. The distinction, as classified by the American Culinary Federation and the Culinary Institute of America in New York, has been granted to less than 80 chefs nationwide.

Norio's Sushi Bar & Restaurant Reels In More Than Fresh Island Fish

It's been almost a year now that we've been looking for an excuse to write about Norio's Sushi Bar & Restaurant at the Fairmont Orchid, on Hawaii's Big Island. And now--he's given it to us. A new custom-made bar was installed, giving more counter space for those to sit near the omnipotent god of all things sushi--and watch his masterful ways.

Chef Adam Hightower Steals The Spotlight

Talks About Rules, The Perks Of Big Hotel Cooking And Secret Ingredients

Chef Adam Hightower arrived in Honolulu less than a year ago as chef du tournant for the Hilton Hawaiian Village–one of the only culinary positions that could possibly offer him even less sleep than his previous gig at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples–the brand's flagship hotel.

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Jason Koppinger Becomes Nation's Youngest Certified Master Chef

Chef Jason Koppinger of the Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort is officially the youngest certified master chef in the United States. The distinction, as classified by the American Culinary Federation and the Culinary Institute of America in New York, has been granted to less than 80 chefs nationwide.

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