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Filming at The Pearl

On Sunday, July 3, the Travel Channel’s premiere episode of Island Explorers includes a stop for lunch at The Pearl, the fine-dining restaurant at Leeward Community College. The episode was filmed in early April and featured a locally-sourced menu created by Chef-Instructor Ian Riseley. The New York-produced series starring Wendy and Jeremy Gilbert, goes beyond popular attractions to explore the island’s hidden treasures. It will air on the Travel Channel, July 3 at 8 p.m. HST.

Jeremy and Wendy Gilbert with Ian Riseley

Wendy Gilbert is a native of Hawaiʻi, while her husband Jeremy is a transplant from the mainland. In each episode, the couple dives into one island, exploring its most spectacular sights, biggest adventures, best beaches and most enticing places to eat.

Wendy, who portrayed the role of Nina on Disney Junior’s Imagination Movers, returned to Hawaiʻi in 2008. She and her husband Jeremy are the owners/directors of Pas de Deux located in Waipahu.

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