Tag: maui restaurants

  • DeeAnn Tsurumaki | Island Chef

    Dee Ann Tsurumaki, the executive chef, is a recent addition to Hotel Hana-Maui. Having previously worked at The Peninsula Hotel’s Felix restaurant in Hong Kong, and in the kitchens of Switzerland, “I really just wanted to come back home,” she confides. Growing up on Oahu, Tsurumaki remembers “fishing on the south shore and grilling the […]


  • Tasting Notes | Mala Ocean Tavern

    [dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Mala Ocean Tavern/”/]   The Restaurant Mark Ellman, originally from California, first opened Maui Tacos in the late 1990’s with great success. Describing his food as “just off the beaten path,” Ellman delights in “the pleasure of the customers. I love the industry and its characters.” Lisa Chappel, general manager at the restaurant, who has […]