Fresh Salmon Asian Carpaccio

Fresh Salmon Asian Carpaccio

Serves 4 as an appetizer

20 slices fresh sushi-grade salmon, sliced very thin – about 10 oz.

1/2 cup Maui Onion-Apple Sauce (recipe follows)

1 Tablespoon chives – cut into 1/8” pieces, for garnish (we use micro-greens and roe at the restaurant and you can certainly substitute your favorite garnish)

Maui Onion-Apple Sauce


1/4 cup Maui onion, sliced Onion

1/2 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and large diced

1 Tablespoon rice wine vinegar

2 Tablespoons Sake

1/4 cup soy sauce

1 teaspoon sesame oil

2 teaspoons canola oil

2 teaspoons coarse grain mustard

1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar

1 teaspoon garlic, finely minced

1 teaspoon ginger, peeled and finely minced


Place onions and apples into a food processor and process into a puree.  Transfer the contents into a mixing bowl and hand mix with all the remaining ingredients. Keep refrigerated until needed.

To Serve:

Sauce the center of four serving plates with the onion-apple sauce. Neatly arrange five slices of salmon on top of the sauce on each. Sprinkle chives over top of salmon slices. Serve.

From the first location in the Kapalua resort on Maui opened in 1996, D.K. Kodama’s Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar has grown to include four locations on three islands – one in Kihei, Maui, one in Waikiki, and one in the Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Island of Hawai’i. Known for its innovative new wave sushi, contemporary Japanese specialties, and “no wimpy sauces,” the atmosphere is casual and fun, with something for everyone on the extensive dinner menu.


Kaanapali Alii Renovates Top Amenities – New Aquatic Playground and Fitness Center

KA’ANAPALI, MAUI, Hawaii –Dramatic enhancements are underway at the luxurious oceanfront Ka’anapali Ali’i condominium with completion targeted for mid-December 2009.

During the renovation guests can take advantage of special rates starting at $250 for a luxurious and fully furnished one-bedroom garden view condo. Special arrangements have been made for Kaanapali Alii guests to use the pools of neighboring hotels during the four months that the Ali’i pool, Center Courtyard, BBQ grills and fitness center are closed.  Ali’i guests will also enjoy activity discounts and signing privileges at the Kaanapali Golf Course and a variety of restaurants.   Enhancement work will be limited to Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Kaanapali Alii fans are already anticipating the exciting new and expanded amenities that will feature an aquatic playground with a second fresh water swimming pool and whirlpool spa, an enlarged children’s pool, and a pool deck extension that will accommodate additional chaise lounges.  Colorful new tropical landscaping will further enhance the popular Center Courtyard, an oasis of relaxation for all ages.

In response to guest demand for health-oriented vacations, the Kaanapali Alii has invested in a new state-of-the-art Fitness Center with men’s and women’s locker rooms. This brand-new facility will be conveniently located across from the porte cochere arrival area.

Reservations 1-866-966-7169; website


New Beachside Pool and Fitness Center at the Kaanapali Alii

Kaanapali Alii Fitness Center
Kaanapali Alii Fitness Center
Kaanapali Alii Pool Rendering
Kaanapali Alii Pool













We are pleased to announce some great new improvements to Kaanapali Alii that are scheduled for August 15 – December 15, 2009. The plan includes adding a second swimming pool, another whirlpool spa, and an expanded quartzite pool deck. A new 3,000 square foot fitness center will be added near the tennis courts and will feature state-of-the-art exercise equipment, treatment rooms, locker rooms and a yoga area. We are very excited about these new additions to the Kaanapali Alii, which will further enhance the guest experience at our Maui luxury beachfront condominium resort.

During the enhancement project, we are offering some great specials for those who wish to take advantage of our fine accommodations and the best location on Kaanapali Beach.  There is no better time to take that Maui vacation.  For more information or to make reservations please visit online at or contact our Hawaii Call Center at 866.966.4635.


Management company of Kaanapali Alii


Chocolate Decadence Cake

PAcifico Desert

Yield 4, 9” cakes


4 lb. Semi Sweet Chocolate

4 lb. Unsalted Butter

4 c. Granulated Sugar

4 c. Half & Half

4 oz. Dark Rum

32 Large Eggs

1/2 tsp. Salt


Melt chocolate, butter, sugar, salt, rum, and half & half together in a double boiler. Slightly beat eggs and temper with chocolate mixture. Place in parchment lined spring form cake pans and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for approximately 35 minutes. The center of the cakes will resemble custard in texture. Remove and let set at room temperature for 30 minutes before placing in refrigerator.