Make Mine Chocolate: Lavaloha Chocolate Farms

Author Sandra Boynton said the greatest tragedies were written by the Greeks and Shakespeare — because neither knew chocolate. This is far from true in Hawai‘i, the only state where cacao is grown and produced into the world’s perfect food. Big Islanders love to dine out, however, local foodies often fall into the habit of returning…

Just the 2 of Us Serves Up Southern Cuisine

Well bless your heart and butter my biscuit! The latest eatery in Kona is as southern as sweet tea. Their food warms the heart and soothes the soul. Just the 2 of Us Southern Cuisine opened the doors to their new brick and mortar location and comfort food lovers couldn’t be happier. Read More

Da Bomb BBQ Brings Texas-Style Grub to Big Island

If summer had a scent, it would be the smell of barbecue. Since it’s always summer in Hawai‘i, the delicious smoky smell of summer can be enjoyed all year long thanks to Da Bomb BBQ and its owner, Jason Lofland. Raised in Alaska, Lofland studied culinary arts at Le Cordon Bleu, Western Culinary Institute in…

Same-Same, But Different: Exploring the Big Island’s New Landscape

Hawaii island is an adventurer’s playground. One of the biggest draws to this geographically diverse island is the on-going volcanic activity that awes and inspires those who witness its magnificent power. In May of 2018, Kilauea set off an eruption that would change the island of Hawaii forever. For three months, lava flowed across the…

Ola Brew Introduces Fresh Pub Grub Menu

“Ola” in Hawaiian means “life” and an important part of life is bringing community together in a positive way. Ola Brew, located in the old industrial area of Kailua-Kona, does just that. Recently, the popular pub began serving “small kine” food, because nothing brings people together better than good food and a cold pint. Read…