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La Pin

La Pin (The Rabbit) will be a 50-seat restaurant in Kealakekua, Hawai‘i and will feature a French based menu with Pacific influences.

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  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Kealakekua, HI, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

La Pin will be a casual fine dining French based restaurant featuring locally sourced (when possible) ingredients. It will serve visitors to Hawai‘i and the local community. The sought after location is attached to a thriving theater and is located in a town that is frequented by tourists. There are currently no other casual fine dining restaurants in this community and we seek to provide a special place to dine out.


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    Joshua Ketner

    Joshua Ketner has been in the restaurant industry for over 15 years and as a chef has been featured in publications such as Food and Wine, Sunset Magazine, and many international publications. He was recently selected as one of America's Best Chefs. In Hawai‘i he is well known and has won many local awards. He not only prepares great tasting food, but is well known for his artistic presentation.

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    Amy Ketner

    Amy Ketner is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and studied Anthropology. In addition to her work as a Hawai‘i Island archaeologist, she has 5 years of restaurant experience, having been a server. She applies a great deal of attention to detail and is excellent at interpersonal relations.