Toshio Quedding, Bar Manager

Born and raised in Upcountry Maui, Chad “Toshio” Quedding has always had a knack for detail, perfection and pride, all of which translate perfectly to the craftsmanship of the reinvigorated craft cocktail program at Makawao Steak House.  Toshio began his …

Jory Chong Kee, Restaurant Manager

Jory Chong Kee didn’t set out to have a career in the restaurant business, but it wasn’t long before she found her calling. While still in high school, Jory started working as a hostess at Café O lei. Originally from …

Aaron Bigwood, Chef

Chef Aaron is passionate about using local ingredients and working with local farmers to ensure top quality and flavor profiles. Prior to coming on board with the Makawao Steak House, Aaron was the lead line cook for Lehua Lounge at …

Char O’Brien

Char OʻBrien, Farm Manager A lifelong farmer, Char observes what nature is trying to communicate and uses regenerative methodologies to enhance natural systems.   As the Farm Manager at Hōkūnui, Char oversees the livestock management together with her daughter, Cachia, …

Curen Ohama

Curen Ohama, Farm hand Curen joined the Hōkūnui ‘ohana in the forestry department in March 2018. He has a lifelong background in agriculture, he first learned to plant papaya trees with his grandmother as a child and has grown tropical food …

Jeison Manaois

Jeison Manaois, Farm Hand Jeison works in the forestry department at Hōkūnui. Prior to joining the team, he worked in helicopter aviation for 10 years— managing the daily transportation of supplies and workers on the cleanup project on the island …

Karin Frost

Karin Frost, Partner Karin and the Frost family are the partners and visionaries behind Hōkūnui Maui. Karin plays an active role in company management, including guiding the overall direction of the company, key messaging and housing design. As a hands-on …

Erik Frost

Erik Frost, Chief Design Officer As a Partner and Chief Design Officer for Hōkūnui Maui and owner of Hōkūnui Farms, Erik provides oversight for all land use decisions, tests innovative approaches to building, energy and water, and ensures that company …

Gregory Raab

Gregory Raab, Chief Financial Officer As the Chief Financial Officer, Greg is responsible for overall fiscal and human resource management, business planning and development. Before becoming the CFO at Hōkūnui Maui, Greg worked in real estate and financial risk analytics …

Cameron McElroy

Cameron McElroy, Farm Hand Cameron works with the sheep and cattle, and in farm maintenance at Hōkūnui. Cameron was born in Dana Point, California where his Dad started him off in all things ocean at a very young age. With …