Eric Oto has been appointed chef de cuisine of Hoku’s at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Oto is now responsible for overseeing the culinary direction of the award-winning restaurant under the guidance of The Kahala’s executive chef, Wayne Hirabayashi.
Oto has more than a decade of culinary experience. He most recently served as sous chef at The Four Seasons Ko Olina’s Fish House. He also spent 10 years as a chef at the Halekulani hotel, working at its Orchids restaurant and in its events and banquets culinary program.