Come Taste the Love at Sushi Rock

It’s been 16 years since native New Yorker Peter Pomeranze began what would be a creative and tasty adventure into the world of culinary creativity. Inspired by Hawai‘i Island’s bountiful local produce and food resources, Pomeranze put his own unique spin on sushi dishes and opened up his restaurant, Sushi Rock and Trio at Sushi…

Where are the Whales? Humpback Whale Sightings are on the Decline

The Senegalese environmentalist Baba Dioum said that in the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught. Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Sanctuary are putting this wisdom to use and focusing their…

The Bistro at Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas

The average Saturday night dinner and a movie takes on a new dimension at the new Bistro at Waikoloa Luxury Cinemas. From classic tasty treats like hamburgers, hot dogs and popcorn, to upscale culinary cuisine, this theater is taking date night to a whole new level. So, for movie-goers looking for luxe and swank, the…

Nui Italian Brings Authentic Cuisine to North Kona

For most people, running off to Italy to relax in a café and enjoy comforting bowls of pasta with carafes of wine is just a dream. While this fantasy is out of reach for many, the Hilton Waikoloa Village has brought Hawai‘i Island residents and guests the next best thing—the Nui Italian restaurant. The dishes are stunningly…

Dining From ‘Keoni’s Point of View’

The opening of Keoni’s Point of View restaurant at Honokōhau Harbor is cause for celebration for many Kona residents. Keoni Llanes and his wife, Kalina, have breathed life back into the former location of the Bite Me fish market, restaurant and fisherman’s hang-out, and made it their own. Read More