Welcome to Hukilau
Local girl from Waianae.
Started her culinary career with Taco Bell, Subway and then to Tony Roma's where she elevated herself to Kitchen Manager.
As Kitchen Manager Melanie was in charge of a staff of 24 cooks at the Pearlridge location.
She has 5 children and enjoys time with her family, her dogs as well as working out with Zumba.
Lawrence has been in the hospitality industry for many years. He has worked not only in restaurants but also in hotels including the Ilikai Hotel, Pacific Beach Hotel and the Kahala Hilton.
He started his F&B career as kitchen help, pantry, bartender, server and host before moving into management with several different restaurants.
The more notable restaurants include CJ's Seafood, Tony Roma's, Wolfgang's Steakhouse, Taromina Sicilian Cuisine and 53 By the Sea.